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“Four Guys and a Hole in the Floor”

Racial Politics of Mobility and Excretion among BC-Based Long Haul Truckers

Amie McLean

is not to say we should ignore differing cultural norms and practices of automobility. Rather, I argue that “cultural difference” models of automobility map too easily onto racist constructions of nonwhite drivers. They thereby can and do elide racist

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Migration as Survival

Withheld Stories and the Limits of Ethnographic Knowability

Gerhild Perl

rule, is celebrated as a model for multiculturalism; on the other, it is disparaged as a dark historical era that disrupted Spanish national identity ( Aidi 2006 ; Hirschkind [2013] 2016 ). The “in-finity of al-Andalus” ( Anidjar 2006 ) shows itself

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Heather Wurtz and Olivia Wilkinson

: 1462). In contrast, interventions by many of the local faith actors in our study promote community solidarity, cohesion, and the training and education of local residents. This has been seen in other “Southern” approaches, such as Cuba's model of

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Alessandro Jedlowski

dynamic of disruption of the unidirectional model that used to ground much of migration studies, 11 and return migration from Western regions of the world toward African, Latino-American, and Asian countries has become an important subject of research for

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“A Refugee Pastor in a Refugee Church”

Refugee-Refugee Hosting in a Faith-Based Context

Karen Lauterbach

and Hostility. ” Migration and Society: Advances in Research 1 ( 1 ): 1 – 6 . Betts , Alexander , Imane Chaara , Naohiko Omata , and Olivier Sterck . 2019 . Refugee Economies in Uganda: What Difference Does the Self-Reliance Model

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Reconceptualizing Transit States in an Era of Outsourcing, Offshoring, and Obfuscation

Antje Missbach and Melissa Phillips

countries influenceable emerging economies, and destination countries wealthy and highly sought-after. Such a framework reinforces what have been seen as inaccurate portrayals of the contemporary political world through center-periphery models, as promoted

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(Dis)Connected Rail

Infrastructural Suspension and Phatic Politics in Romania

Adrian Deoancă

infrastructures derives from linguistic theorizations of poetics, I draw on Roman Jakobson's multifunctional model of communication. Jakobson identified the phatic as the function concerned with the channels of communication, namely the practices that seek to

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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

. All the relatives of high officials, they're the ones that get the jobs here now.” Perhaps this helps strengthen state loyalties on the border, given that this program appears to be a new territorializing project, somewhat reworking past models. Not

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State of Uncertainty

Educating the First Railroaders in Central Sakha (Yakutiya)

Sigrid Irene Wentzel

professions were taught and students were meant to internalize industrialized modes of working and capitalist working temporalities. The students were expected to become not only the future railroad elite, but also role models for the new industrial generation

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The Long Homecoming

Ghanaian Migrant Business and Power in Veneto, Italy

Hans Lucht

too, from traditional family-owned farms to larger business models attuned to global markets; wine remains a very important produce in the region. In spite of the hard times, tourism is booming; the year 2015 saw a record 17 million tourists arrive in