By Jiyoung Song (ed.), Alistair D. B. Cook (ed.)
Across East Asia, intra-regional migration is extra widely used than inter-regional events, and the region’s varied histories, geopolitics, monetary improvement, ethnic groups, and ordinary environments make it a superb case research for analyzing the connection among abnormal migration and human protection. abnormal migration will be largely outlined as people’s mobility that's unauthorised or pressured, and this booklet expands at the current migration-security nexus via relocating clear of the normal nation defense lens, and as an alternative, moving the point of interest to human security.
With in-depth empirical kingdom case experiences from the quarter, together with China, Japan, North Korea, the Philippines, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand and Singapore, the individuals to this ebook improve a human safeguard method of the learn of abnormal migration. In situations of abnormal migration, akin to undocumented labour migrants, asylum seekers, internally displaced humans, trafficked people, and smuggled humans, human safeguard is the reason and/or influence of migration in either sending and receiving international locations. through adopting a human defense lens, the chapters supply awesome insights into the motivations, vulnerabilities and insecurities of migrants; the dangers, hazards and illegality they're uncovered to in the course of their trips; in addition to the aptitude or imagined threats they pose to the hot host international locations.
This multidisciplinary booklet is predicated on large fieldwork and interviews with migrants, relief staff, NGO activists and immigration officials. As such, it's going to attract scholars and students of Asian politics and safety, in addition to people with pursuits in diplomacy, social coverage, legislations, geography and migration.