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Policy perspectives of Turkey towards return migration: From permissive indifference to selective difference

Bilgili, Ozge ; Siegel, Melissa

Migration Letters, 2014, Vol.11(2), pp.218-228 [Peer Reviewed Journal]

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  • Title:
    Policy perspectives of Turkey towards return migration: From permissive indifference to selective difference
  • Author: Bilgili, Ozge ; Siegel, Melissa
  • Subjects: Economic Development ; Migration Studies ; Socio-Economic Research ; Return Migration ; Temporary Migration ; Economic Development ; Turkey ; European Union ; Economics
  • Is Part Of: Migration Letters, 2014, Vol.11(2), pp.218-228
  • Description: This is the first paper of its kind to look at policy perspectives on return migration in Turkey, based on an analysis of official documents and a series of interviews with Turkish authorities, government officials and academics. We identify several perspectives which range from the absence of a specific legislation to control return migration, to the concrete attempts to regulate the return of a selected group of migrants, namely the highly skilled. Subsequently, we show that these perspectives are built on a series of some-times paradoxical arguments regarding economic development, past experiences about development initiatives and the country’s international objectives.
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISSN: 1741-8984 ; E-ISSN: 1741-8992

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