Migration | VOL. 10, ISSUE 58, January-February 2010

Women, Work and Migration: Global Perspectives

The mobility of skilled labour has been part of transnational migratory movements since the 1960s. At that time skilled flows were primarily analysed in terms of brain drain, initially between First World countries and then from Third World countries to those in the First World. Although much of the literature saw the US as the beneficiary of brain drain migration it is clear that a number of those who moved to Europe during the major phase of labour migration were...

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