Hegemonic Project and the Protection of Migrant Workers in ASEAN

Edithea Steff Lapian, Ismi Dwi Astuti Nurhaeni, Mahendra Wijaya


This article introduces hegemonic projects and the protection of migrant workers in ASEAN. We argue that the hegemonic project of the integration of ASEAN constituted through the protection of migrant workers. In this article, we evaluate how hegemonic discourse operated through the protection of migrant workers in ASEAN. The discourse on the protection of migrant workers in the ASEAN Consensus is thus instrumental to the operations and existence of the hegemonic project.


ASEAN; Migrant Workers; Hegemony; Discourse

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