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Migration: Regional: South Asia
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Contemporary society has increasingly accepted the movement of people from one place to another and migration is no longer restricted to a certain part of the world, or a certain race, caste, or class of people. In the wake of globalization, the Third World has become a major site for aspiring migrants. In South Asia, for instance, there is an increasing incidence of migration both within and outside the region. Having become increasingly feminized, migration has now become possible even for the…

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Thapan, Meenakshi, “Migration: Regional: South Asia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 18 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0274e>
First published online: 2009



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