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Migration: Policies and Laws: Central Asia
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The collapse of the Soviet Union brought freedom and independence to the former Soviet republics, including the Central Asian states. Among the changes that occurred as a result of this independence were population changes in each of the republics. This was due to mass migrations within and between the states. According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the types of migration that were taking place in the region included “labor migration, repatriation, refugee flows, flows o…

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Berdieva, Dilchoda, “Migration: Policies and Laws: Central Asia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 23 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0268a>
First published online: 2009



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