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Noncitizens’ Rights

Moving beyond Migrants’ Rights

Sin Yee Koh

migrants, expatriates, and ethnic minority diasporic communities in Malaysia and Brunei. Writing this essay has given me an opportunity to reflect on the common theme underlying these research and teaching endeavors—that of differential rights accorded to

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Expat, Local, and Refugee

“Studying Up” the Global Division of Labor and Mobility in the Humanitarian Industry in Jordan

Reem Farah

's socioeconomic issues, such as “driving up housing costs, forcing down wages, and increasing unemployment among Jordanians” ( Zyck and Armstrong 2014: 6 ). At the same time, an unprecedented influx of expatriate humanitarians arrived to address the forced

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Federica Tarabusi

institutions, as well as the comings and goings of foreign “expatriates” 3 ( stranci in Bosnian), have permeated the cultural intimacy ( Herzfeld 1997 ) of the country and its inhabitants. Such collective perceptions on the part of Bosnian citizens of their

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David Lempert

the contemporary ‘expatriate community’ that has its roots in former colonial communities of military, colonial administration functionaries, missionaries and business representatives. The identity of the elite expatriate subculture is an imagined

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Rafael Guendelman Hales

network of communication among its members, and acts as an important meeting center for different activities related to culture, politics, and expatriate Iraqi society in general. There are two main groups that meet regularly: the Older People's Group and

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Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Mette Louise Berg, and Johanna Waters

expatriate” versus “local” humanitarian workers in Jordan. Further expanding the focus on local responses to displacement, Heather Wurtz and Olivia Wilkinson examine the ways that local faith actors in Mexico and Honduras conceptualize and engage with

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Medical Ethnography over Time

Penetrating “the fog of health” in a Nigerian community, 1970–2017

Murray Last

Medical ethnography, I suggest, is more about the health of the public than about public health, but the experience of the public's health is enveloped, for Nigerian and expatriate practitioners alike, in a ‘fog’ which sorely limits their

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Afsaneh Hojabri

the exotic Persian foods they prepared out of their aromatic cozy little home restaurant. Both books contain recipes. In the US, where the majority of Iranian expatriates live, until recently Najmieh Batmanglij was the only audible voice in the field

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Hinemihi o te Ao Tawhito

How a Māori Meeting House in England cultivated relationships and understanding

Michael Upchurch

images of Hinemihi are mutually exclusive, and all of these multiple uses were similarly abruptly ended in the two events that led to Hinemihi' s expatriation to Surrey. The violent eruption of Mount Tarawera in 1886 not only destroyed the terraces

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When Transit States Pursue Their Own Agenda

Malaysian and Indonesian Responses to Australia's Migration and Border Policies

Antje Missbach and Gerhard Hoffstaedter

, Hong Kong, and the Middle East ( IFRC 2015 ). Indonesia grants work rights to expatriates with specialist skills but remains unwilling to grant residency rights to asylum seekers and refugees currently within its territory, fearing that they would