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Places of Otherness

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

Neil Carrier and Gordon Mathews

mobility is perceived and treated by host countries. As trade hubs they also reveal how much mobility of people within the Global South depends on the flow of trade goods, principally those of what has been termed “low-end globalisation” ( Mathews 2018

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The Territorialization of Vietnam's Northern Upland Frontier

Migrant Motivations and Misgivings from World War II until Today

Sarah Turner, Thi-Thanh-Hien Pham, and Ngô Thúy Hạnh

; Jepson 2006 ). Within the Southeast Asian Massif, frontier regions incorporating southeast China, northern Burma, Laos, northern Thailand, and central and northern Vietnam have been active trade sites for centuries ( Michaud 2016 ; Sturgeon 2007 ), while

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Latin America

A challenging prospect for regionalism

Ernesto Vivares

capitalism, eliminating price controls, deregulating capital markets, and lowering trade barriers by placing limits on government spending, regulation, and public ownership (Steger & Roy, 2010). Instead Neodevelopmentalism refers to a new political and

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Dirty Work, Dangerous Others

The Politics of Outsourced Immigration Enforcement in Mexico

Wendy Vogt

work” with regard to immigration in exchange for favorable trade conditions in the recently renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement. Mexico's willingness to do the “dirty work” of the US is deeply embedded within trade and security

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Rebecca M. Schreiber

“free trade” and securitization, rather than protecting migrants and refugees while traveling between Guatemala and Mexico. The performance Embassy of the Refugee at YBCA developed from a series of Arte Urgente workshops led by Duarte with N

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Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Juliano Fiori

South-South cooperation involves a relatively old practice among Southern governments of forming blocs to improve their negotiating position in multilateral forums. And, in the twenty-first century, they have achieved moderate successes on trade, global

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Managing a Multiplicity of Interests

The Case of Irregular Migration from Libya

Melissa Phillips

research that highlights the central place of smuggling and trafficking in Libya's political economy as an economic livelihood that is connected with trade in weapons, drugs, and smuggled goods ( Lacher 2014 ; Phillips and Missbach 2017a ; Raineri 2017

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Rihab Azar

mostly been what I would describe as “non–fair trade”—insofar as it has generated more benefits (material and intellectual) for the outsider “research er ” than the insider research ed. Against this backdrop, there has to be a better scale to weigh the

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Scratches on our sovereignty?

Analyzing conservation politics in the Sundarbans

Jayashree Vivekanandan

percent of the world's armed conflicts that occurred between 1950 and 2000 ( Duffy, 2014, p. 820 ). TBPAs are also seen as facilitating regional cooperation through cross-border partnerships on a spectrum of issues such as trade, tourism, and water ( Conca

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Listening with Displacement

Sound, Citizenship, and Disruptive Representations of Migration

Tom Western

systems ( Ochoa Gautier 2019 ). Recent work has expanded the geographies of sound studies, considering how audile techniques played key roles in colonial knowledge production, how sounds have long been part of the global trade of ideas, and how conceptions