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Dangerous Mobilities

Mimi Sheller

affected but also in all who witness this, reverberating fear and loss across an entire city, and perhaps an entire country. I hope others will take inspiration from this special issue to continue the study of dangerous mobilities, to expand the study of

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Coronavirus with “Nobody in Charge”

An open reflection on leadership, solidarity, and contemporary regional integration

Harlan Koff and Carmen Maganda

provide socioeconomic protection to vulnerable citizens. In fact, the opposite has occurred in most parts of the world, and we are now witnessing a strong backlash against regionalism. The Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) has been replaced by free

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Giving Aid Inside the Home

Humanitarian House Visits, Performative Refugeehood, and Social Control of Syrians in Jordan

Ann-Christin Wagner

. However, similar restrictions on their movements apply. It is unthinkable that guests would gain access to other parts of the apartment, especially rooms where women are unveiled. Yet I frequently witnessed foreign volunteers leave the living room. More

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Paul FitzPatrick

think of “World Heritage Sites,” the first image that comes to my mind is the cluster of locations on Orkney, including Skara Brae, the Ring of Brodgar, Maeshowe, and the Standing Stones of Stenness, that bear witness to a sophisticated neolithic culture

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Pandemic Drones

Promises and Perils

Julia M. Hildebrand and Stephanie Sodero

also crucial in the emergence of the pandemic drone. Seeing at a distance allows top-down surveilling, screening, policing, and remote witnessing. A prominent drone application during the early global outbreak was to observe and police the public. In a

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Enforcing Apartheid?

The Politics of “Intolerability” in the Danish Migration and Integration Regimes

Julia Suárez-Krabbe and Annika Lindberg

Introduction: Migration Control and Structural Racism As elaborated on in the inaugural issue of Migration and Society, we are currently witnessing a proliferation of hostile environments, designed to deter, exclude, and expel “unwanted

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Re/Making Immigration Policy through Practice

How Social Workers Influence What It Means to Be a Refused Asylum Seeker

Kathryn Tomko Dennler

seekers from around the world. In this article, I outline the process of referral and advocacy using a composite case, drawing on my perspectives as witness to and participant in encounters with social workers, and as a scholar studying immigration

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How We Understand Aeromobility

Mapping the Evolution of a New Term in Mobility Studies

Veronika Zuskáčová

theoretical contributions to the aeromobilities research, yet, the clarification of its key term remains rather scattered, intuitive, and often adjusted to the needs of particular empirical data or theoretical arguments. Moreover, we can witness in the

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Scratches on our sovereignty?

Analyzing conservation politics in the Sundarbans

Jayashree Vivekanandan

such negotiations, as scratches inflicted on their sovereignty. The article examines how the Sundarbans mangrove forests in South Asia, despite being steadily integrated into the global conservation discourse, continue to witness state assertions of

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On the Trails of Free-Roaming Elephants

Human-Elephant Mobility and History across the Indo-Myanmar Highlands

Paul G. Keil

became the common political identity for these peoples in the twentieth century. Joy L. K. Pachuau and Willem van Schendel, The Camera as Witness (New Delhi: Cambridge University Press, 2015). 15 Charles Santiapillai and W. S. Romano, “Asian Elephant