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Anthology of Filipino Migrants in Kuwait By Filipino Migrant Writers' Society
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The Filipino Migrants Writers’ Society aims to educate readers about real life situations abroad through poetry, to promote the value of literary work to the society, to build strong... More > camaraderie and teamwork, and to enhance literacy skills of each member with an environment of trust, respect and open communication among the group.< Less
The Digital Migrant By Danu Poyner
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A GUIDE TO COMPUTERS FOR THE CURIOUS AND CONFUSED... The Digital Migrant is not a how-to manual for dummies, though it will answer most questions asked by computer novices. Nor is it an insider tome... More > for tech-geeks, though even the most advanced technophile will discover and be inspired. It’s a travel guide to the digital world—a sweeping tale of the colourful origins of computing and its ensuing commercial wars; a truly graspable explanation of how things work (and why that matters); a comprehensive review of the software and systems that offer the best digital transport; a lively conversation on emerging issues of privacy and security with new ideas on communication and community; a unique exploration of the interconnected web and the wondrous possibilities it presents all citizens. Free of patronisation and prejudice, cutting through the techno-babble, The Digital Migrant is everything you need to know to participate in the technology age (without the stuff you don’t).< Less
The Digital Migrant By Danu Poyner
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A GUIDE TO COMPUTERS FOR THE CURIOUS AND CONFUSED... The Digital Migrant is not a how-to manual for dummies, though it will answer most questions asked by computer novices. Nor is it an insider tome... More > for tech-geeks, though even the most advanced technophile will discover and be inspired. It’s a travel guide to the digital world—a sweeping tale of the colourful origins of computing and its ensuing commercial wars; a truly graspable explanation of how things work (and why that matters); a comprehensive review of the software and systems that offer the best digital transport; a lively conversation on emerging issues of privacy and security with new ideas on communication and community; a unique exploration of the interconnected web and the wondrous possibilities it presents all citizens. Free of patronisation and prejudice, cutting through the techno-babble, The Digital Migrant is everything you need to know to participate in the technology age (without the stuff you don’t).< Less
Migrant Workers and Corporate Productivity By Dr. Arnaz Binsardi, Dr. Graham Jackson
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This monograph focuses on migrant workers and their productivity following the opening of the European Union’s borders in 2004. Since then there has been a large increase in Eastern European... More > migrant workers arriving in the UK, these migrant workers have become a significant part of the UK workforce. The monograph indicates manufacturing companies should implement relevant strategic human resources (HR) and a fully integrated managerial policy should be implemented to achieve higher corporate productivity, thereby converging effectively and efficiently these new sources of migrant labour.< Less
Migrants; The New World's Seed By Dorian Alimehmeti
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A large number of Easter Europeans live here and do generate some wealth; unfortunately their contribution is not at its maximum possible. This paper will look into the possibilities to change the... More > status quo, under the hypothesis that mass collaboration and network economics can bring about an exploitation of the migrants advantageous position in the UK (and EU), with the help of the modern technology. The main method of analysis will be the deductive one in order to prove the hypothesis. After the data is observed the inductive theory will be used to give support to the title with the emerging information. In conclusion the need for coordination of movements between governments, societies of emigrants and the private related businesses becomes essential to bring about a multiplier effect on the economic activity and impact of migrants.< Less
Increasing the Eastern European migrants’ impact to the UK economy By Dorian Alimehmeti
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This paper will look at systems and strategies to maximize the economic benefits that migrants from Eastern European countries make to the UK. It will look for ways to increase the flow of capital,... More > knowledge and development from the host country to the country of origin and within under the understanding that better connected individuals will be able to generate more wealth then marginalized and isolated ones. This paper will look into the possibilities to change that, under the hypothesis that mass collaboration and network economics can bring about an exploitation of the migrants advantageous position in the UK, with the help of the modern technology. In conclusion the need for coordination of movements between governments, societies of emigrants and the private related businesses becomes essential to bring about a multiplier effect on the economic activity and impact of migrants.< Less
The Story of a Migrant: a Personal Memoire By Donal Cruise O'Brien
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This memoire begins by charting a personal journey from a childhood spent in Howth, swimming in the cove and exploring the cliffs to Quaker boarding school in Waterford. Donal’s studies took... More > him from Dublin to Paris and Cambridge with graduate work in California and London. His decision to work on Africa began during university holidays in the Congo with his father who was serving in the United Nations in 1960. The School of Oriental and African Studies was the locus of Donal’s entire career from Research Fellow to Professor of Political Studies. Many have paid tribute to his capacity to listen, observe and develop his own unique perspective. Equal homage has been paid to his role as a teacher. In his retirement, Donal began work on this story of an Irishman living abroad. As a mark of his persistent courage, he completed the text in the last months of his life, despite serious illness. The migrant travelled well.< Less
AUSTRALIA YEARS The Life of a Nuclear Migrant By P. Anna Johnson
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With the cold war between the United States and the Soviet Union at its height, a young couple migrates from Boston to Australia to escape imminent nuclear war. They are surprised to meet many people... More > in Sydney who had moved from North America and Europe for the same reason. Hundreds, perhaps thousands, had migrated to Australia and New Zealand to find shelter. The Australian press refers to them as "nuclear migrants." AUSTRALIA YEARS reveals a creative young woman's search for a meaningful life in an unfamiliar land. Personal events unfold amidst the beauty of the Australian landscape and the historic backdrop of the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, and the women's liberation movement.< Less
AUSTRALIA YEARS The Life of a Nuclear Migrant By P. Anna Johnson
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With the cold war between the United States and the Soviet Union at its height, a young couple migrates from Boston to Australia to escape imminent nuclear war. They are surprised to meet many people... More > in Sydney who had moved from North America and Europe for the same reason. Hundreds, perhaps thousands, had migrated to Australia and New Zealand to find shelter. The Australian press refers to them as "nuclear migrants." AUSTRALIA YEARS reveals a creative young woman's search for a meaningful life in an unfamiliar land. Personal events unfold amidst the beauty of the Australian landscape and the historic backdrop of the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, and the women's liberation movement.< Less
Los migrantes en tiempos de autonomías By Max Morales Escobar
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This is a response to: A recent study carried out by the United Nations indicates that among 1996 and 2005, the number of countries that want to reduce the international migration has diminished from... More > 40% up to 22 %. This one is an encouraging sign. In spite of the bad press and the numerous controversies, the governments and the communities are recognizing increasingly the value of the international migration. Really, several recent analyses agree in that, in spite of some disadvantages, the cross-border migration can redound to substantial benefits, both for the own migrants and for the lands of origin and of destination. Provided that, at least at in principle, the migration is at the same time a need and an advantage for both parts, why is it such a contentious topic? Why are so many countries straining increasingly for restricting the immigration?. UNFPA< Less