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Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Francesco Carella

“developed countries”) rather than what it is, given the diversity of migration flows within the “global South.” EFQ: As you have noted elsewhere, migrant workers, especially those who work in the informal economy, often face multiple violations of their

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Fashioning Masculinities through Migration

Narratives of Romanian Construction Workers in London

Alexandra Urdea

in Singapore, I follow the “social reproduction of … workers as men, conditioned through their position in the division of labour” (2014: 1015), generating new forms of hegemonic masculinities. R.W Connell and James W Messerschmidt's notion of

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Re/Making Immigration Policy through Practice

How Social Workers Influence What It Means to Be a Refused Asylum Seeker

Kathryn Tomko Dennler

migrants’ access to social goods, but also in how status is deployed by a wide range of people whose legal consciousness shapes their ways of relating to refused asylum seekers. In this article, I use the example of interactions between social workers and

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Dhan Zunino Singh

both workers and consumers. 23 Moreover, women were also the targets of political and cultural discourses about modernization crisis since modernization challenged “the ideology of domesticity” that bound femininity to maternity as the natural identity

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Laborers, Migrants, Refugees

Managing Belonging, Bodies, and Mobility in (Post)Colonial Kenya and Tanzania

Hanno Brankamp and Patricia Daley

process and enabled employers to manage African workers, but it ultimately had broader societal implications, including the proliferation of Eurocentric naming patterns or the hardening of ethnic territorial boundaries. Despite imposed colonial regulations

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Malini Sur

. A Kolkata bookstore worker and cycle activist, Kestolal Ganguly, who the Kolkata police have fined several times, has carefully compiled the informal penalty slips on placards ( Figure 5 ). In his spare time, he gives poetic expression to injustice

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Beth Gutelius, Janet Gibson, Dhan Zunino Singh, Steven J. Gold, Alexandra Portmann, Peter Cox, Rudi Volti, Adrian Drummond-Cole, and Steven D. Spalding

narrative of radical departure. Reading Heins’s detailed account of container shipping reminded me of an interview I did with a Chicago warehouse worker. The worker was a lumper who opened containers for the first time since being packed in China, and I

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Julien Brachet, Victoria L. Klinkert, Cory Rodgers, Robtel Neajai Pailey, Elieth Eyebiyi, Rachel Benchekroun, Grzegorz Micek, Natasha N. Iskander, Aydan Greatrick, Alexandra Bousiou, and Anne White

New York via Lampedusa, he conducted interviews in many places, with military officers, aid workers, NGO volunteers, and adventurer journalists. He also uses a wide range of reports, children's fairy tales, and personal anecdotes to build a

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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

, only about one-quarter of truckers are unionized, truckers’ average wages have remained stagnant since 1998, 22 and employed truckers are less likely to receive benefits than workers overall. 23 Heightened regional and international competition

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Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Mette Louise Berg, and Johanna Waters

“expatriate” versus “local” humanitarian workers in Jordan. Further expanding the focus on local responses to displacement, Heather Wurtz and Olivia Wilkinson examine the ways that local faith actors in Mexico and Honduras conceptualize and engage with