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“Containers, Carriers, Vehicles”

Three Views of Mobility from Africa

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga, Jeroen Cuvelier, and Katrien Pype

second goal was to question the idea of mobility as human movement, circulation of ideas, commodities, bodies, and money, and social growth or decline, which we considered human-, techno-, market-, and Western-centric. 2 We were interested in what

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Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Juliano Fiori

development divisions of Western governments have come to see it as an opportunity to increase “value for money” and, ultimately, reduce aid expenditure. They promote cash transfer programming as the most “empowering” aid technology. Localization then becomes

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Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Francesco Carella

year's salary (this occurs quite frequently in the migration corridor from South Asia to the GCC countries). To cover these fees, many migrant workers have to borrow from their families, which puts them into heavy debt burden, or from money lenders, who

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Theorizing Mobility Transitions

An Interdisciplinary Conversation

Cristina Temenos, Anna Nikolaeva, Tim Schwanen, Tim Cresswell, Frans Sengers, Matt Watson, and Mimi Sheller

commuters as, for instance, domestic servants. The BRU fought the MTA through the legal system and in a landmark case in 1994 forced the MTA to spend money on buses, as to do otherwise would place an unacceptable burden on the poor, people of color, and

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Decolonial Approaches to Refugee Migration

Nof Nasser-Eddin and Nour Abu-Assab in Conversation

Nof Nasser-Eddin and Nour Abu-Assab

issues are conditioned by the funding that they are applying for, and they cannot really change within these discourses because of that funding. We cannot really think about NGOs, and the practice of NGOs, without thinking about where the money is coming

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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

chief”: “Only Uganda in AMISOM has lost more than 3,000 men in Somalia. I don't see the UN [having] the stomach to lose 3,000 men in a peacekeeping operation” (107). Andersson implies that wealthy countries pay in money, and poor countries pay in blood

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Worldly Tastes

Mobility and the Geographical Imaginaries of Interwar Australian Magazines

Victoria Kuttainen and Susann Liebich

background. Inherited some money, migrated to America and the South Seas … and spent it. Discovered the ideal place to live … Tahiti. Dropped in there meaning to stay a month. Stayed eighteen. Was admitted to Australia after passing the language test with

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Michael K. Bess, David Lipset, Kudzai Matereke, Stève Bernardin, Katharine Bartsch, Harry Oosterhuis, Samuel Müller, Frank Schipper, Benjamin D’Harlingue, and Katherine Roeder

Jayaram focuses on mobility in relation to capital, which features money transfers and labor migration, and explores questions about the impact of mobility on inequality and production. He presents a case from his own fieldwork about Haitian students who

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Johannes Görbert, Russ Pottle, Jeff Morrison, Pramod K. Nayar, Dirk Göttsche, Lacy Marschalk, Dorit Müller, Angela Fowler, Rebecca Mills, and Kevin Mitchell Mercer

, For Love & Money: Writing-Reading-Travelling 1968-1987 (London: Picador, 1988), 253–254. 3 Lauren M. E. Goodlad, “Cosmopolitanism’s Actually Existing Beyond; Toward a Victorian Geopolitical Aesthetic,” Victorian Literature and Culture 38 (2010): 399

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Holly Thorpe

-quality content to further raise awareness of their work. For Percovich, the value of the Skateistan website is more than its “ability to win awards and bring money in”; it also has a “connecting effect” between “Afghan youth and youth around the world”: “If they