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Opening the Black Box of Migration : Brokers, the Organization of Transnational Mobility and the Changing Political Economy in Asia
This special issue takes the migrant broker as a starting point for investigating contemporary regimes of transnational migration across Asia. The articles, which span large parts of Asia—includingExpand
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Veils and ecstasy: negotiating shame in the Indonesian Borderlands
‘Malu’, meaning approximately shame or embarrassment, is a key emotional trope for contemporary Indonesian migrants. This paper discusses the position of ‘malu’ in the lives of young female migrantsExpand
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Brokers and Brokerage, Anthropology of
This article deals with the ebb and flow of interest in the broker in anthropology since the 1950s. It attempts to situate this interest in relation to the changing world that anthropology has beenExpand
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Of figures and types: brokering knowledge and migration in Indonesia and beyond
This paper takes the broker as an entry-point for considering the problem of exemplification in anthropology. In particular, it approaches this problem by way of the relationship between figure andExpand
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The Perfect Business? Anti-Trafficking and the Sex Trade along the Mekong
The perfect business? Anti-trafficking and the sex trade along the Mekong By SVERRE MOLLAND Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2012. Pp. 276. Notes, Bibliography, Index. doi:Expand
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The Anxieties of Mobility: Migration and Tourism in the Indonesian Borderlands
Since the late 1960s the Indonesian island of Batam has been transformed from a sleepy fishing village to a booming frontier town, where foreign investment, mostly from neighboring Singapore, conveExpand
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Migration infrastructures and the production of migrant mobilities
Abstract Since the proclamation of a mobility turn in the 2000s, scholars have populated the field with invaluable insights on what it means to move, and what the politics of movement are. OneExpand
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The anxieties of mobility : development, migration, and tourism in the Indonesian borderlands
The anxieties of mobility : development, migration, and tourism in the Indonesian borderlands
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Bodies of emotion: rethinking culture and emotion through Southeast Asia
Emotion has represented a tantalizing subject for social scientific inquiry because it appears to tell us about our true selves; the self that, after all the thinking and interacting are done, feelsExpand
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Introduction to Special Issue: Figuring the Transforming City
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