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Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship

Transnational Student-Migrants and the State

The Education-Migration Nexus

Authors: Robertson, Shanthi

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International students are often engaged not just in education, but in high stakes towards gaining permanent migration status. This book unpacks the consequences of this education-migration nexus, analyzing migration policies and providing a vivid picture of student-migrants' lived experiences.

About the authors

Shanthi Robertson is Research Fellow at the Institute of Culture and Society at the University of Western Sydney, Australia. She was previously a Lecturer in Global Studies at RMIT University, Australia. Her research interests include emerging forms of temporary migration, urban dimensions of migration, citizenship, and migrant rights.

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"By drawing on interviews and case studies, Robertson grounds her theoretical and empirical material in lived experience." - Inside Story

Winner, Raewyn Connell Prize for the Best First Book in Australian Sociology, awarded by The Australian Sociology Association.


Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Robertson, Shanthi

    Pages 1-11

  • The Education-Migration Nexus: Global Flows

    Robertson, Shanthi

    Pages 12-42

  • The Nexus and Its Discontents: An Australian Perspective

    Robertson, Shanthi

    Pages 43-67

  • Shaping the Student-Migrant Experience

    Robertson, Shanthi

    Pages 68-83

  • Encountering the Residency Regime

    Robertson, Shanthi

    Pages 84-99

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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $95.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Transnational Student-Migrants and the State
Book Subtitle
The Education-Migration Nexus
Authors
Series Title
Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-26708-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137267085
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-26707-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-44327-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 202
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