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Editorial Introduction

The Role of “Voluntariness” in the Governance of Migration

Reinhard Schweitzer, Rachel Humphris, and Pierre Monforte

democratic governing frameworks. Apart from tracing how “voluntariness” works in specific contexts, we want to highlight the multiple and far-reaching consequences that it has as a technology of (migration) governance. As such, it can change the quality of

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Heather Wurtz and Olivia Wilkinson

studies conceptualize the driving objectives and mechanisms of action to respond to displacement reveals a stark divergence from core concepts that undergird international humanitarian paradigms (e.g., technology as innovation, self-reliance as personal

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Paul FitzPatrick

modern technology. This may be an uncomfortable example, but a case can be made that both Orkney and Asmara conform to UNESCO's selection criteria for World Heritage status. These require a building to represent a masterpiece of human creative genius, to

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Managing a Multiplicity of Interests

The Case of Irregular Migration from Libya

Melissa Phillips

; Grewcock 2014 ; Raineri 2017 ). Libya is no exception, and in addition to the investment in border technology, there has been a proliferation of detention centers since the revolution. In the early 2000s, detention center funding came directly from the EU

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Laborers, Migrants, Refugees

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

Hanno Brankamp and Patricia Daley

with bodies that are deemed irregular, illegitimate, or simply “out of place.” We argue that this recent proliferation of border technologies in Africa, which rely on the “machine-readable body” ( Ploeg and Sprenkels 2011 ), are but the latest stage in

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Listening with Displacement

Sound, Citizenship, and Disruptive Representations of Migration

Tom Western

([1941] 2016: 23) . Athens. Late 1930s. I begin here, as this article takes up some of the themes that resonate from Miller's writing: sound and listening, migration and memory, technology and territory. This article attempts two things. First, it argues

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Ben Page, Olga R. Gulina, Doğuş Şimşek, Caress Schenk, and Vidya Venkat

material that achieve visual records of the war in Syria. Btihaj Ajana's chapter demonstrates how the growing technologies that are deployed by governments and aid agencies securitize borders and control the mobility of refugees. Gillian Whitlock and

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UK University Initiatives Supporting Forced Migrants

Acts of Resistance or the Reproduction of Structural Inequalities?

Rebecca Murray

legislative technologies designed to prevent the arrival of “undesirable” migrants in the UK, as well as to immobilize them within and remove them from the country. It is core to understanding the manifestation of managed migration and is used to collectively

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Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Juliano Fiori

overseas development divisions of Western governments have come to see it as an opportunity to increase “value for money” and, ultimately, reduce aid expenditure. They promote cash transfer programming as the most “empowering” aid technology. Localization

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Adapting to Crisis

Migration Research During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Aydan Greatrick, Jumana Al-Waeli, Hannah Sender, Susanna Corona Maioli, Jin L. Li, and Ellen Goodwin

technologies and data protection in China caused problems from an ethics perspective: WeChat and Zoom, the most popular platforms in China, are considered unsuitable and unsecure by institutional ethics committees in the UK. However, asking potential