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Dirty Work, Dangerous Others

The Politics of Outsourced Immigration Enforcement in Mexico

Wendy Vogt

violence, insecurity, and economic precarity. In this context, Central American migrants, as gendered and racialized others, become easily stereotyped as criminals, delinquents, rapists, and kidnappers. Cultural crises and hysteria around immigrants

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From the Auto-mobile to the Driven Subject?

Discursive Assertions of Mobility Futures

Katharina Manderscheid

literature on hegemonic masculinity, gender stereotypes, and the relational gendered symbolic order. The Google Car Google has been testing its driverless cars on selected US roads since 2012. The most famous prototype is a small, electric two

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“It's a Big Umbrella”

Uncertainty, Pentecostalism, and the Integration of Zimbabwe Exemption Permit Immigrants in Johannesburg, South Africa

Tinashe Chimbidzikai

, like Zimbabwean migrants, to deal with sociocultural, economic, and political forces that produce the adversities they experience. Pentecostalism challenges stereotypes and visual representations, which portray survival migrants as essentialized

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“Containers, Carriers, Vehicles”

Three Views of Mobility from Africa

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga, Jeroen Cuvelier, and Katrien Pype

thinkers who imbue self-made and incoming tools with their own meaning, purposes, and value systems. Revoking the stereotype of Africans as passive consumers of technology was only one part of our program. We also wanted to disrobe concepts such as

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The Ukrainian divide

The power of historical narratives, imagined communities, and collective memories

Alina Penkala, Ilse Derluyn, and Ine Lietaert

( Hrytsak, 1998 ; Riabchuk, 2002 , 2015 ; Sereda, 2020 ; Zhurzhenko, 2015 ). Several of those scholars also challenge the simplistic conceptualizations of the conflict through a stereotypical, macro-regional division. Instead, these researchers use rich

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James Longhurst, Sheila Dwyer, John Lennon, Zhenhua Chen, Rudi Volti, Gopalan Balachandran, Katarina Gephardt, Mathieu Flonneau, Kyle Shelton, and Fiona Wilkie

author seems to recognize the limited factual basis of some of his assertions when he notes in the pickup truck chapter that “There is little scientific evidence to support these stereotypes.” This observation, however, is vitiated in the next sentence

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Conservation-Induced Resettlement

The Case of the Baka of Southeast Cameroon—A Variation on the Habitual Mobility–Immobility Nexus

Harrison Esam Awuh

consequences of anthropostasis due to conservationist policies brings a unique story to the contemporary literature on new mobilities. A hunter-gatherers group—probably the stereotypical (and maybe even exotic) image of “old” forms of mobility—becomes fixated

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Improving and protecting human rights

A reflection of the quality of education for migrant and marginalized Roma children in Europe

Silvia-Maria Chireac and Anna Devis Arbona

to genocide, the Roma communities have managed to maintain their identity adapting to the new social and political context. Nevertheless, the same condition of dispersion has contributed to deep-seated stereotypes in the general population

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Lazy Labor, Modernization, and Coloniality

Mobile Cultures between the Andes and the Amazon around 1900

Jaime Moreno Tejada

efficiency as it had to do with racial stereotyping. Sloth is a deadly sin in the Christian tradition, and it may also be understood in contraposition to modernity. In 1883, the Cuban-born, French Marxist Paul Lafargue famously celebrated la paresse

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The Spectacular Traveling Woman

Australian and Canadian Visions of Women, Modernity, and Mobility between the Wars

Sarah Galletly

a miracle had been wrought and years had slipped from her.” 34 I would therefore argue that both Rosalind and Milly are represented as active agents in fashioning their own status as “spectacles.” Rosalind deliberately plays into the stereotypes of