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Author Palmer, Wayne (Wayne Joseph), author

Title Indonesia's overseas labour migration programme, 1969-2010 / by Wayne Palmer
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2016]
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Series Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde ; volume 307
Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde ; 307
Contents Intro -- Indonesia's Overseas Labour Migration Programme, 1969-2010 -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- List of Organigrams -- Abbreviations -- Map of Sites in Southeast Asia -- 1 Law and Discretion -- Setting Institutional Objectives -- Achieving Institutional Objectives -- Structure of the Book -- 2 Indonesia's Overseas Labour Migration Programme -- Economic Development -- A Different Kind of Intervention -- The Long Reform -- Conclusion -- 3 Contestation at the Centre -- Conflict -- Contestation -- Towards a New Deal -- Conclusion -- 4 Accommodation and Conflict in the Periphery -- National or Sub-national? -- Conclusion -- 5 Limitation in Extraterritorial Settings -- Systemic Variation -- The Handling of Particular Cases -- Conclusion -- 6 Conclusion -- Appendix: Organigrams -- References -- Index
Summary "Offers for the first time a detailed, critical analysis of the way in which Indonesia's overseas labour migration programme is managed and how that fits with other developments within the Indonesian government. Commonly portrayed as a corrupt bunch of officials out to line their own pockets at the expense of migrant workers' welfare, here we are shown that they also make exceptions to rules when the law and political climate are not on their side. Wayne Palmer used interviews with over 120 officials in six Indonesian provinces and three diplomatic missions in the Asia-Pacific region to understand motivations for corrupt and other illegal behaviour"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-197) and index
Subject Foreign workers, Indonesian -- Government policy.
Foreign workers, Indonesian -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Indonesia -- Emigration and immigration -- Corrupt practices.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9004325441
9004325484
9789004325449 (hardback ;) (alk. paper)
9789004325487
9789004325487 (e-book)