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The Dialectics of Displacement and Emplacement

Henrik Vigh and Jesper Bjarnesen

seem foreign and frightening (a common experience of many xenophobic nationalists or stranded civilians). Just as being emplaced may necessitate a move away from the place where one seeks to locate oneself socially (a common experience for many migrants

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Staying out of Place

The Being and Becoming of Burundian Refugees in the Camp and the City

Simon Turner

undocumented migrants. The refugees living in this part of the city often came from the camps and had only little knowledge of the neighborhood where they lived but had an extensive knowledge of the network of Burundians living clandestinely in this part of the

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"Our Future Is Already in Jeopardy"

Duress and the Palimpsest of Violence of Two CAR Student Refugees in the DRC

Maria Catherina Wilson Janssens

migrant world, also applies to the refugee world. Michael Jackson argues that migrants are able to give up the life to which they were born because they believe they will be able to gain a more abundant life in the future (2008: 60). If one is unable to

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Philippine Prison Marriages

The Politics of Kinship and Women's Composite Agency

Sif Lehman Jensen

everyday of women remain unexplored. I seek to address this gap by reflecting on how women maneuver the entangled relationship of family and insurgency politics that characterizes their home communities in everyday life as migrants at the urban periphery of

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Julián Antonio Moraga Riquelme, Leslie E. Sponsel, Katrien Pype, Diana Riboli, Ellen Lewin, Marina Pignatelli, Katherine Swancutt, Alejandra Carreño Calderón, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Sergio González Varela, Eugenia Roussou, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Miho Ishii, Markus Balkenhol, and Marcelo González Gálvez

home for migrants working in wage-labor jobs abroad” (p. 40). The consequence of all this is a double bind. On the one hand, families back home depend on the remittances sent by labor migrants abroad, and remittances have become one of the most

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Kim Knibbe, Brenda Bartelink, Jelle Wiering, Karin B. Neutel, Marian Burchardt, and Joan Wallach Scott

among secularists—feminists and otherwise—is not only the result of an implicit or explicit Orientalism. Looking at Dutch attitudes toward Christian migrants, to the extent that these are recognized as a category, there is a logic at work that is

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Liberation Autochthony

Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims

Lalli Metsola

disruption of social structures and propelled a system of migrant labor that extended throughout the Southern African region ( Moorsom 1989 ; Wallace 2011 ; Werner 1993 ). The ensuing state form differentiated starkly between settlers and natives and

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Elsewhere Affects and the Politics of Engagement across Religious Life-Worlds

Omar Kasmani, Nasima Selim, Hansjörg Dilger, and Dominik Mattes

locations in Europe and the Middle East: among the Shi‘i communities in Iran and Lebanon (Chavoshian and Marei), the migrant African Pentecostals and a post-secular Sufi community in contemporary Germany (Mattes and Selim), and Lutheran women in early

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Steven Brooke, Dafne Accoroni, Olga Ulturgasheva, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Eugenia Roussou, Francesco Vacchiano, Jeffrey D. Howison, Susan Greenwood, Yvonne Daniel, Joana Bahia, Gloria Goodwin Raheja, Charles Lincoln Vaughan, Katrien Pype, and Linda van de Kamp

metropolitan France among labor migrants in Paris, Lyon, and Marseille. Lyautey feared the formation of a proletarian class and called for a ‘women for women’ project. This was designed to give female colonial agents, that is, doctors and social workers

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Ethnographies of Private Security

Erella Grassiani and Tessa Diphoorn

: Citizens, Migrants, and States in the Postcolonial World . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Harnischfeger , Johannes . 2003 . “ The Bakassi Boys: Fighting Crime in Nigeria .” Journal of Modern African Studies 41 ( 1 ): 23 – 49 . 10