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Migration – A New Normal

A Muslim Perspective

Amira Abdin

Peace be upon you and God's mercy and grace and His blessings. I would like to begin by saying that I am a lifelong migrant. Born in Jerusalem, I lived there, then in Kuwait. Married and straight to London. Then Kuwait again, Saudi Arabia, Boston

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The Gods of the Hunt

Stereotypes, Risk and National Identity in a Spanish Enclave in North Africa

Brian Campbell

2016 ). Thus, Granada’s Moorish past has become a tourist commodity. It is also central to Muslims’ (converts and migrants) campaigns for recognition ( Rogozen-Soltar 2012 , 2017 ). Elsewhere, festivals commemorating victories over the Moors now

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Ander Delgado

The aim of this article is to analyze the portrayal of migrants from other parts of Spain in the Basque social science textbooks published during the final years of Francoism and the beginning of the transition to democracy over the course of the

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Migration – A New Normal

A Jewish Perspective

Lea Mühlstein

portrayal of wandering, what we today might call migration, is indeed rather sobering. It does not shy away from descriptions of being taken advantage of, enslavement, rape and even attempts of genocide. It reflects the hardships that refugees and migrants

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Citizens and Citizenship

The Rhetoric of Dutch Immigrant Integration Policy in 2011

Dana Rem and Des Gasper

Houdt, the governance of migrants in the Netherlands can be considered a “strategic case” in the sense used by Robert Merton—an extreme and revealing example, for it has been marked by an early and striking switch to “radically harsh policies and public

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Moving Onward?

Secondary Movers on the Fringes of Refugee Mobility in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya

Jolien Tegenbos and Karen Büscher

Secondary movement has gained importance within the growing policy field of “mixed migration” that is concerned with “complex population movements involving refugees, asylum seekers, economic migrants, and other migrants.” 1 In this approach

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Assisted “voluntary” return of women to Kosovo

Rhetoric and reality within the framework of development

Sandra Sacchetti

destination grapple with the difficulties of forced returns, so-called assisted voluntary return (AVR) 2 programs are presented as the better and more humane alternative. AVR schemes facilitate the return of rejected asylum seekers and migrants in an

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Undocumented People (En)Counter Border Policing

Near and Far from the US Border

Denise Brennan

everywhere, but its policing is. Over three million individuals were deported from the United States during President Obama’s two terms, prompting the migrant rights community to refer to him as the “Deporter-in-Chief.” President Trump has taken policing to a

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A megastructure in Singapore

The “Asian city of tomorrow?”

Xinyu Guan

become islands in the midst of their environs. Nevertheless, the two megastructures have become spaces for migrant and diasporic communities who create sensory connections, aspirations, and commitments, not to the immediate urban surrounds but to other

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Simone Toji

Introduction Bom Retiro is a district in the city of São Paulo, Brazil, which has received groups of international migrants since the end of the nineteenth century. Until the first half of the twentieth century, the majority came from European