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Julien Brachet, Victoria L. Klinkert, Cory Rodgers, Robtel Neajai Pailey, Elieth Eyebiyi, Rachel Benchekroun, Grzegorz Micek, Natasha N. Iskander, Aydan Greatrick, Alexandra Bousiou, and Anne White

racism and xenophobia as well as the cosmopolitan communitas that has emerged across perceived divisions. The next four ethnographic chapters describe specific issues facing entrepreneurs in Eastleigh: the establishment of businesses and accumulation of

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Places of Otherness

Comparing Eastleigh, Nairobi, and Xiaobei, Guangzhou, as Sites of South-South Migration

Neil Carrier and Gordon Mathews

). Chinese racism against Africans is well-documented ( Cheng 2011 ; Sautman 1994 ), although how much it is due to skin color and how much to the perceived poverty of those of a given skin color remains an open question. On the internet racism is apparent

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Christine Moderbacher

). The feelings of anger and injustice are enforced by dynamics of discrimination, racism, and the stereotypical images conveyed by, lately also international, media. Figure 2. Crossing bridges—the channel between Molenbeek and the Brussels city center

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From Ecuador to Elsewhere

The (Re)Configuration of a Transit Country

Soledad Álvarez Velasco

cannot find a job. I cannot build a place for me. I have to go,” said Carmen, a 49-year-old Dominican migrant. Their voices confirm the existence of multiple types of borders, including: social discrimination and racism; language barriers; limitations for

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Liliana L. Jubilut

migrants in the current context, where one sees, on the one hand, limitations of rights, unwillingness to fulfill international obligations, and, in some cases, a lack of empathy and acts of racism and xenophobia, 10 and, on the other hand, a process of

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Recentering the South in Studies of Migration

Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh

Daley 2018: 3 ), geographical imaginaries of the South (and the Orient) have been invented, after Edward Said (1978) , through the active deployment of “imperial reason and scientific racism” ( Ndlovu-Gatsheni and Tafira 2018: 127 ). This “imperial

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Laborers, Migrants, Refugees

Managing Belonging, Bodies, and Mobility in (Post)Colonial Kenya and Tanzania

Hanno Brankamp and Patricia Daley

resentment toward migration, this was actually popular with Tanzanians themselves. African states like Tanzania have always feared that discourses on liberation and the struggles against imperialism, colonialism, and racism may place the focus firmly on the

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Dirty Work, Dangerous Others

The Politics of Outsourced Immigration Enforcement in Mexico

Wendy Vogt

that criminalize and endanger Mexican migrants crossing the US-Mexico border, and institutionalize everyday forms of racism and discrimination toward Mexican immigrants in the US. On the other hand, Mexico has historically served as a strategic partner