A Tamil Asylum Diaspora: Sri Lankan Migration, Settlement and Politics in Switzerland

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List of Figures
7.1 The Movement over Time and Place of Two Pungutheevan Families, 1980 to 1988166
11.1 Order of Command and Flow of Funds from Asylum Migrant Community in Switzerland260

List of Maps
1.1 Sri Lanka - Districts and Major Towns4
1.2 Global Sri Lankan Migration Between 1983 and 19915
6.1 Assistant Government Agent (AGA) Divisions - Jaffna District125
6.2 Geographical Origin of Tamil Asylum Migrants Between 1983 and 1991126
7.1 Punguduthivu - Social Geography by Ward144

List of Tables
6.1 Asylum Applications Submitted by Six Major Source Countries to the Swiss Federal Authorities Between 1983 and 1991117
6.2 Gender and Age of Tamil Asylum Migrants in Switzerland119
6.3 Religion of Tamil Asylum Migrants in Switzerland120
6.4 Marital Status of Tamil Asylum Migrants over 15 Years of Age121
6.5 Position in Family, Journey Costs, and Sources of Funding of Tamil Asylum Migrants in Switzerland122
6.6 Demographic Origins of Tamil Asylum Migrants Arriving in Switzerland Between 1983 and 1991123
6.7 Caste Composition of Tamil Asylum Migrants Entering Switzerland Between 1983 and 1991128
6.8 Tamil Asylum Migrants' Occupations Twelve Months Prior to Migration131
6.9 Agricultural Production in Jaffna Between 1983 and 1992131
6.10 Comparison of Educational Levels of Tamil Asylum Migrants in Switzerland and Sri Lankan Population, 1983 to 1991132
6.11a Grounds for Asylum Cited by Tamil Asylum Migrants in Switzerland135

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