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Editorial: Temporary Labour Migration: An Illusory Promise?

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Abstract:

Temporary labour migration is back in the headlines again. It had fallen into discredit after the experience of the "guest‐worker" era, when many of the guest workers who were present at the time of the first oil price shock remained in the host countries where they had found work. Recently, much of the debate on temporary labour migration has focused on so‐called "circular migration", which also incorporates the notion of repeated movements.

Document Type: Review Article

Publication date: 2008-09-01

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