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Transnational labour migration and livelihoods in rural Asia: Tracing patterns of agrarian and forest change

Sunam, Ramesh; Barney, Keith; McCarthy, John F


While scholars and policy makers have increasingly focused on transnational labour migration (TLM) in Asia, few comparative studies have analysed how TLM shapes poverty, livelihoods, vulnerability, and agrarian-forest change across different rural contexts. Based on focused comparative fieldwork and a critical review of the secondary literature, this paper identifies the salient patterns of TLM-led change affecting rural livelihoods and agrarian-forest landscapes in three migrant-sending Asian...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2021
Type: Journal article
Source: Geoforum
DOI: 10.1016/j.geoforum.2020.11.004


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