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About borderlands VOLUME 10 NUMBER 3, 2011


REVIEW ARTICLE

The Economics and Governance of People in Motion

Christina Gabriel and Hélène Pellerin, Governing International Labor Migrations: Current Issues, Challenges, and Dilemmas, London: Taylor & Francis, 2010.

Jason Scott
University of Colorado at Boulder

Globalization comes in many forms. One of globalization’s more politicized manifestations is the global movement of labor. The book Governing International Labour Migration: Current Issues, Challenges, and Dilemmas outlines the complexities of governmental mechanisms and modalities that give meaning to the phenomenon of global migrant labor. As this volume demonstrates, international labor migration has received varying scholarly treatment, contextualizing it as both an issue of the nation-state and economic beliefs. This book provides much needed insight into labor migration philosophies, offering unique perspectives for the novice and expert alike.

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