The Return of the Natives: Asian Diaspora Issues and Dilemmas – The Case of India

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The research paper probes into the reverse migrants’ psychological dimensions and provides insights on their motivational dynamics. Key demographic variables are taken into consideration and the respondents’ perception towards own life cycle stage, the foreign country and the home country provides salient insights on the reverse migration literature. I have, in this empirical paper, correlated demographic variables with select reverse migration factors and have offered plausible reasons and underlying forces behind the return of Indian expatriates abroad. I present the argument in my paper that the underlying causes for return migration are the same globally irrespective of the country of present residence.



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