Anju Mary Paul

Anju Mary Paul is an associate professor of sociology at Yale-NUS College in Singapore. She researches emergent international migration patterns to, from, and within Asia, and teaches classes on migration, globalisation, race, and research methods. She loves to take her students out of the classroom and into the field so they can experience firsthand the joys and struggles of field research. She is the author of Multinational Needs: Stepwise Migration in a Global Labour Market (Cambridge University Press 2017). She was born in India and lived for several years at a time in Scotland, the United States, and Saudi Arabia, but she feels most at home in Singapore. Where she has lived off-and-on for more than 15 years. 

Books by Anju Mary Paul


What is the impact of a constant flow of people and capital in one of the most globalised cities in the world? In this collection of essays, the authors pursue an ethnographic approach to globalization, and while they were informed by official statistics and social theory, they relied mostly on first-hand observations of life and experiences in Singapore.

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