Post Tagged with: "migration"

Who is Not a Refugee?

Who is Not a Refugee?

What I want to draw attention to here are the not-refugees, especially those we classify as ‘economic’ migrants but who are fleeing places in search of basic survival.

Securitization of Refugees in Europe

Securitization of Refugees in Europe

Securitization of refugees to Europe varies when measured in terms of intensity and effectiveness. Yet, political discourse has been shaped by securitization attempts.

Mass Migrations across the World-System’s History

Mass Migrations across the World-System’s History

Migration – apart from forced migration – is not a rational choice, but the result of the migrant’s decisions taken in the restrictive frame of the global world-system.

Australia’s Asylum Politics: Localised, Globalised

Australia’s Asylum Politics: Localised, Globalised

If indeed global export might be a reality, human rights activists can adopt similar approaches to nation-states by working in solidarity to generate policy alternatives.

The Future of Offshore Processing

The Future of Offshore Processing

The future of the Australian offshore processing model in the Pacific is unclear. The pressing question is the future of those who require international protection.

The European Union Immigration Agreement with Libya:  Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

The European Union Immigration Agreement with Libya: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

Before engaging Libya as a partner in its “externalization” agenda, the EU must establish a mechanism that ensures an adequate assessment of individual protection needs.

EU-Morocco Negotiations on Migrations and the Decentring Agenda in EU Studies

EU-Morocco Negotiations on Migrations and the Decentring Agenda in EU Studies

Negotiations on migration are the locus of asymmetrical contestation between people and their free movement; an asymmetry that is constantly questioned and/or redefined.

Review – Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move

Review – Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move

An engaging book that doesn’t retreat into narrow theoretical discussions, and whose engaging narrative is enriched with fieldwork observations and real-life stories.

Criminalising Search and Rescue Operations in the Mediterranean

Criminalising Search and Rescue Operations in the Mediterranean

It is crucial to involve NGOs in the fight against trafficking by allowing them to work and support in their mission of saving lives at sea and from human trafficking.

(In)Security: From Thick Signifier to Empty Signifier

(In)Security: From Thick Signifier to Empty Signifier

The in(security) of the minors is at stake in a semantic and practical power struggle among different actors such as the US, the UN, NGOs, countries of origin and the minors themselves.

Migration to Russia and the Current Economic Crisis

Migration to Russia and the Current Economic Crisis

The migration ties between Russia and the newly independent states have generally weakened. This is unlikely to bode well for either Russia or the countries in the region

Migration of Ukrainians to Russia in 2014–2015

Migration of Ukrainians to Russia in 2014–2015

For many years, Russians were open to Ukrainians and saw them as desirable neighbours. However, recent geopolitical changes have had negative consequences.

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