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2005

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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University of Wollongong

Asia

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Infiltrators, Illegals And Undesirables : Gender And Forced Migration In South Asia, Ruchira Ganguly-Scrase Jan 2005

Infiltrators, Illegals And Undesirables : Gender And Forced Migration In South Asia, Ruchira Ganguly-Scrase

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It will be argued within this paper, that women’s experiences of displacement and exclusion need to be situated in the relationship between globalisation and neoliberalism. I argue that forced and economic migrations are closely related and are often interchangeable expressions of global inequality. Neo liberal globalisation diminishes all human pursuits into buying and selling. It is elites in the North who have implemented neo-liberal policies into both the North and South over the past twenty five years. These policies have resulted in the eradication of social safeguards which have led to massive gendered displacement. While globalisation may conjure up ...


Neoliberal Globalisation And Women's Experience Of Forced Migrations In Asia, Ruchira Ganguly-Scrase, Gillian J. Vogl, Roberta Julian Jan 2005

Neoliberal Globalisation And Women's Experience Of Forced Migrations In Asia, Ruchira Ganguly-Scrase, Gillian J. Vogl, Roberta Julian

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The world is now characterised by extensive and rapid movements of people. An increasingly important issue for industrialised countries, such as Australia, is the rising number of people who are becoming displaced within their homelands as a result of a multitude of interconnected factors. The majority of displaced persons and refugees in our region are women and children. Yet, they are severely underrepresented in refugee determination processes, claims for asylum and settlement. This paper will examine women's experiences of forced migration and the nee-liberal global context in which they occur. Over the past two decades the implementation of neoliberal ...