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Author Lay Lee, Tang

Title Statelessness, Human Rights and Gender : Irregular Migrant Workers from Burma in Thailand
Published Leiden : BRILL, 2005
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Contents Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgement; CHAPTER ONE Statelessness and Migration; CHAPTER TWO The International Law of Statelessness: Contemporary Issues; CHAPTER THREE Stateless Persons, Refugees and Irregular Migrant Workers: Merging Categories of Unprotected Persons; CHAPTER FOUR Stateless Persons, Refugees and Irregular Migrant Workers: Protection and Human Rights; CHAPTER FIVE Gender Discrimination and Statelessness; CHAPTER SIX Burma and Thailand: Interface Between Domestic and International Law
CHAPTER SEVEN Gendered Aspects of Statelessness and Irregular Migrant Workers from Burma in ThailandCHAPTER EIGHT Conclusions; Appendices; Select bibliography; Index
Summary This book explores the developing relationship between statelessness and migration. Migration law is setting the new parameters for international protection. Irregular migration is producing new forms of statelessness. International conventions on statelessness, refugees and migrant workers and international human rights instruments do not provide effective protection for these contemporary groups of stateless persons. The case study of Burmese irregular migrant workers in Thailand demonstrate that women and children are among the most unprotected because of the gendered construction of statel
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Subject Human rights -- Burma.
Human rights -- Thailand.
Migrant labor -- Burma.
Migrant labor -- Thailand.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1433705079 (electronic bk.)
9781433705076 (electronic bk.)