Post Tagged with: "immigration"

Review – Humane and Dignified?

Review – Humane and Dignified?

Despite some missed opportunities, this is a relevant and illuminating book for anyone interested in the experiences of people on the hard end of the immigration regime.

The Rationality Gap: Brexit and the Immigration Question

The Rationality Gap: Brexit and the Immigration Question

If Britain abandons reason and principle, we will not be able to reclaim them and we will end up back in a place which we thought Europe had left behind forever.

Fear, Anger and Attitudes Toward Immigration

Fear, Anger and Attitudes Toward Immigration

Fear and anger that undergird the reactions to outgroups contribute greatly to coalescing diverse interests into supporting strong border controls which exclude migrants.

Implications of the Securitisation of Migration

Implications of the Securitisation of Migration

The securitization of migration reinforces a politics of fear and racism.

The Future of Slavery in Australia

The Future of Slavery in Australia

Slavery and trafficking will not be defeated unless those fighting it can simultaneously prevent its growth, whilst strategically responding to its current expressions.

Switzerland and the EU: Many a Slip Between Swiss Cup and Lip

Switzerland and the EU: Many a Slip Between Swiss Cup and Lip

Swiss politics has too many veto players for swift decisions. It is out of the interplay of these contending forces that any change in its foreign policy will come.

The Eclipse of Europe: Italy, Libya, and the Surveillance of Borders

The Eclipse of Europe: Italy, Libya, and the Surveillance of Borders

The EU lacks a common foreign policy to tackle immigration. Thus, national policies fill this gap. For this reason, political initiatives at the local level are crucial.

A Silenced Voice: Using Personal Experience to Unpack Stereotypes

A Silenced Voice: Using Personal Experience to Unpack Stereotypes

When people are spoken ‘about’ or ‘for’, generalisations become common. Giving the silenced a voice of their own offers a solution to this problem.

Review – Reporting at the Southern Borders

Review – Reporting at the Southern Borders

Dell’Orto and Birchfeld provide unique and compelling insights into the uncertainty, dilemmas and challenges routinely faced by journalists when reporting on immigration.

The Challenge of Illegal Immigration in Europe

The Challenge of Illegal Immigration in Europe

The process of European unity did not diminish the ability of EU countries to control their own borders, but it has limited their ability to limit unwanted internal migration.

How to Avoid Another Lampedusa

How to Avoid Another Lampedusa

A shipwreck off the Italian island of Lampedusa put the issue of immigration back on the EU’s political agenda. A new holistic and balanced policy should include the opening of channels for legal migration.

Asylum Seeker and Refugee Policy in Australia Under the Abbott Government

Asylum Seeker and Refugee Policy in Australia Under the Abbott Government

Although successive Australian governments have sought to ‘stop the boats’, the current government has announced controversial ‘border protection’ policies that have attracted significant criticism.

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