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Fredy B.L. Tobing and Asra Virgianita

political ties but also on growing trade figures and better economic relations. Shared values and solidarity, which had been the hallmark of Indonesia's relations with Latin American countries, might no longer be the driving forces in establishing deeper

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Places of Otherness

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

Neil Carrier and Gordon Mathews

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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Black Moves

Moments in the History of African-American Masculine Mobilities

Tim Cresswell

frequently framed within a history of African Americans dominated by slavery, but this has become complicated by the large number of black people who have arrived more recently and are not obviously connected to the history of the slave trade. 6 These

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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

). 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 recent cash

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Mobility Studies, a Transdisciplinary Field

Dagmar Schäfer

cosmopolitan, far-traveling scholars, as well as the mobility of goods in world trade) with virtual mobilities (such as those enabled by IT, or the imagined mobilities in films and arts) or even actual (deliberate or enforced forms of) immobility. The history

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Judith A. Nicholson and Mimi Sheller

transportation are crucial starting points for thinking about the relation between theories of race and mobilities in white-settler countries. Studies of the transatlantic slave trade emphasize that from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century there was an

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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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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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Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Juliano Fiori

-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 finance, and the

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Rihab Azar

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 value of shared life