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Asian Survey. 2019; 594673–692 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.4.673
Published: 01 August 2019
... skilled migrants as both human and social capital for Korea and suggest that the country is poised to adopt a study-bridge-work framework to compensate for its competitive weaknesses. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 global talent Korea social capital transnational...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 594607–629 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.4.607
Published: 01 August 2019
...Rennie J. Moon This study examines international students in Korea as skilled labor migrants, specifically for small and medium-sized enterprises. It suggests that strengthening the study–work pathway as in other advanced countries represents a viable, future-oriented strategy in addressing the...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 594653–672 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.4.653
Published: 01 August 2019
...Jane Yeonjae Lee This article examines the peripheral experiences of skilled return migrants in their homeland and the wider social implications of global knowledge transfer. Through a case study of Korean New Zealander returnees, I argue that the process of skill transfer is not easy, as shown by...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601109–116 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.109
Published: 01 February 2020
... seat on the UN Human Rights Council. Within Asia, Indonesia signed a memorandum on skilled workers and a manufacturing-oriented partnership agreement with Japan; continued talks with South Korea over economic cooperation, migrant workers, and other issues; and pursued deeper Asia-Pacific-wide...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 5961070–1093 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.1070
Published: 01 December 2019
... argue that an externally originated model is first implanted and incor- porated at the national level, but soon local actors start to scrutinize the meanings of the model, which often leads to debates and skepticism. 8. What is noteworthy is that such discrimination does not exist toward skilled migrant...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 594595–606 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.4.595
Published: 01 August 2019
..., multiculturalism has become a buzzword in policy and social/media discourse since the mid-2000s. No less important but less attended to is the growing diversity of migrants coming to Korea. For example, migrant workers now increasingly include both unskilled and skilled labor in their various forms, including...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595795–821 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.795
Published: 01 October 2019
... goods, services, investment, capital, and skilled labor.2 Typically, the vision of stronger regional integration is in direct conflict with the proliferation of SEZs, which may create pressure for competitive policies to attract investment there in a way that contradicts the principles of regional...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 594630–652 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.4.630
Published: 01 August 2019
...-cultural boundaries. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Korea marriage migrants national identity integration multiculturalism SARAH A. SON National Identity and Social Integration in International Marriages between Anglophone Women and Korean Men When Love and...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 594717–737 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.4.717
Published: 01 August 2019
... andmainland Southeast Asia. Amid these achieve- ments in regional and economic integration, the region has encountered many social challenges, such as poor infrastructure, high illiteracy, weak governance, and corruption, as well as serious transnational crimes such as money laun- dering, migrant smuggling...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 591193–197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.193
Published: 01 February 2019
... still takes 67 days on average.4 However, the relatively low level of skills in Laos limits further industrial expansion and especially progress into segments of high productivity and technology. Prime Minister Thongloun continues his struggle against corruption. Vir- tually every other week, the State...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 585797–821 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.5.797
Published: 01 October 2018
... trap demonstrate that giving large shares of the labor force the skills and abilities necessary for innovation and productivity can help prevent economic slowdown.6 For example, South Korea s transition from a middle- to a high-income country in the 1980s and 1990s is thought to be due partly to its...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 585920–941 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.5.920
Published: 01 October 2018
... strengths in human resources training and its external skills in projecting and using an image as a benign international 9. Alan Chong, Foreign Policy in Global Information Space: Actualizing Soft Power (Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007). 10. Ibid.: 100. 11. Ibid. 12. Ibid.: 124. BURKE AND SARAMAGO...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 584660–678 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.4.660
Published: 01 August 2018
... the Small Development Program, as part of which 100 Afghan villages will be adopted. In the realm of skill development and vocational training, New Delhi offers 500 Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation slots - de6OYFlhCSKjJ/Narendra-Modi-Hassan-Rouhani-hold-substantive-talks-to-bo.html>, accessed...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 582213–239 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.2.213
Published: 01 April 2018
..., and putting his weight behind its implementation, accounts that heavily privilege his agency also risk under- stating the myriad and sophisticated skills necessary for efficacious policy entrepreneurship and implementation. First, in contrast to innumerable pol- icy initiatives that suffer yawning...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 581149–157 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.1.149
Published: 01 February 2018
... the way. The Big Three of low-skill manufacturing employment apparel, furniture, and food processing all grew robustly, though at 6% per year, about one-third below the industry average growth rate.6 Growth in sectors dominated by state-owned enterprises or public private joint ventures, such as...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 573548–570 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.3.548
Published: 01 June 2017
... citizens in national affairs and perceives politics not through the lens of a zero- sum game. The three critical components of civic education are civic knowledge, civic skills and civic dispositions. Margaret Stimmann Branson, The Role of Civic Education September 1998...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 572368–394 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.2.368
Published: 01 April 2017
... whether the countries of concern are new or old recipients of 10. He´le`ne Le Bail, Skilled and Unskilled Chinese Migrants in Japan Les Cahiers d Ebisu, Occasional Papers 3 (2013): 3 40; Gracia Liu-Farrer, Labour Migration from China to Japan: Interna- tional Students, Transnational Migrants (New York...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 564629–650 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.4.629
Published: 01 August 2016
... officialdom, which provide them with privi- leged access to public resources and protection from official scrutiny. More- over, individuals in the state apparatus partner with well-connected individuals in suppressing marginal sectors of society, such as rural migrant workers employed in urban areas, who lack...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 562301–324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.2.301
Published: 01 April 2016
... 39. Also see Deborah Brautigam, The Dragon s Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa (Oxford University Press, 2009); Howard French, China s Second Continent: How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire (New York: Random House, 2014); Giles Mohan, Ben Lampert, May Tan-Mullins, and Daphne Chang...
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Asian Survey. 2015; 555882–908 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.5.882
Published: 01 October 2015
... Shimla? Nowhere in the SSA policy framework is it written that a mobile school should be provided to children belonging to nomadic tribes. Further fieldwork revealed numerous examples like this one. In another far-flung corner of the district, local officials had created a program to educate migrant...