Matt Withers

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20142022
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Research Outputs 2014 2019

Working paper
Open Access
labor migration
migration
governance
labor
migration policy
Other report

The Pacific Labour Scheme and transnational family life: policy brief

Hill, E., Withers, M. & Jayasuriya, R., 2018, 8 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther reportResearch

Open Access
Chapter

Sri Lanka: working realities and gendered fictions

Withers, M., 2017, Women, work and care in the Asia-Pacific. Baird, M., Ford, M. & Hill, E. (eds.). London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 148-164 17 p. (Asian Studies Association of Australia Women in Asia Studies; no. 50).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Book

Sri Lanka's remittance economy: a multiscalar analysis of migration-underdevelopment

Withers, M., 2019, London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group. 188 p. (Routledge Series on Asian Migration; no. 5)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

underdevelopment
Sri Lanka
migration
economy
structural analysis
Article

Accumulation by subordination: migration-underdevelopment in the open economy

Withers, M., 2017, In : Polity (Sri Lanka). 7, 2, p. 53-60 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Open Access
File
open economy
underdevelopment
labor migration
capitalist society
logistics

Decent care for migrant households: policy alternatives to Sri Lanka's Family Background Report

Withers, M., 1 Sep 2019, In : Social Politics. 26, 3, p. 325-347 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Sri Lanka
migrant
migration
ILO
caregiving

Forced transnationalism and temporary labour migration: implications for understanding migrant rights

Piper, N. & Withers, M., 3 Sep 2018, In : Identities. 25, 5, p. 558-575 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

labor migration
migrant
political right
international migration
livelihood

Migrant precarity in Asia: 'networks of labour activism' for a rights-based governance of migration

Piper, N., Rosewarne, S. & Withers, M., Sep 2017, In : Development and Change. 48, 5, p. 1089-1110 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

migrant
labor
migration
governance
mobilization

Patriarchy, labour markets and development: contesting the sexual division of labour in Sri Lanka

Withers, M. & Biyanwila, J., 2014, In : IIM Kozhikode Society & Management Review. 3, 1, p. 33-43 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

patriarchy
Sri Lanka
division of labor
labor market
worker

Subdesarrollo migratorio en Sri Lanka: crítica a las remesas como capital

Withers, M., 2017, In : Migración y Desarrollo. 15, 29, p. 71-95 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Underdevelopment
Sri Lanka
Remittances
Household
Labour migration

Temporary labour migration and underdevelopment in Sri Lanka: the limits of remittance capital

Withers, M., 2019, In : Migration and Development. 8, 3, p. 418-436 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

underdevelopment
labor migration
Sri Lanka
migrant
labor

Uneven development and displaced care in Sri Lanka

Withers, M. & Piper, N., 1 Jul 2018, In : Current Sociology. 66, 4, p. 590-601 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Sri Lanka
migration
migrant
internal migration
labor migration