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Lessons from Refugees

Research Ethics in the Context of Resettlement in South America

Marcia Vera Espinoza

role. The information sheet, translated into Spanish and Arabic, gave participants a sense of security. At the same time, the formality of the consent form also gave participants a sense of control and a guarantee of anonymity ( Mason 2002 ; Valentine

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Governing Global Aeromobility

Canada and Airport Refugee Claimants in the 1980s

Bret Edwards

them certain basic rights and freedoms. Detainees and deportees, then, differed from the kinetic elite in experiencing airports not as global nonplaces of anonymity, transiency, and homogeneity, but as distinct national places of control. 44 Detentions

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Media Ecologies of Autonomous Automobility

Gendered and Racial Dimensions of Future Concept Cars

Julia M. Hildebrand and Mimi Sheller

protective cocoon of the car shell toward virtual visibility and vulnerability. Anonymity could turn into a hindrance to the vehicle’s functionality. In the Nissan IDS Concept, the car’s personal identification of the driver, possibly through biometric data

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Blue Sky Matter

Toward an (In-flight) Understanding of the Sensuousness of Mobilities Design

Ole B. Jensen and Phillip Vannini

of accommodating 150+ people normally makes for a very anonymous atmosphere. And in fact for some passengers nothing could be worse than spoiling that comforting anonymity—a troublesome circumstance caused by overly chatty seat companions, loud or

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Heather Wurtz and Olivia Wilkinson

organizations in question, as recipients of services from the organization, these research participants may have been reluctant to express discontent for diverse reasons. We have maintained participant anonymity and confidentiality in order to mitigate the risk

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Race and the Micropolitics of Mobility

Mobile Autoethnography on a South African Bus Service

Bradley Rink

: Wiley, 2002), 45. 59 Pirie, “Implanting Racial Ideology,” 71. 60 The Conditions of Carriage, n. p. 61 Pseudonyms have been used to protect anonymity. 62 Seiler, “The Significance of Race”; Seiler, “Race: A Key Category.” 63 Merriman, “Rethinking Mobile

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Fashioning Masculinities through Migration

Narratives of Romanian Construction Workers in London

Alexandra Urdea

separation of local (English) and Romanian cultures, which allows for a certain level of anonymity in work relationships—even when the Romanians are part of Romanian migration networks. While abroad and away from the “home” social context, taking on work

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Undoing Traceable Beginnings

Citizenship and Belonging among Former Burundian Refugees in Tanzania

Patricia Daley, Ng’wanza Kamata, and Leiyo Singo

suspicious of our research, even when we promised anonymity. Consequently, we did not record interviews, but tried as practically as possible to take detailed notes during and after the sessions. The remainder of this article is structured into two main

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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

to a referral to social services are so particular to the individual that it may become difficult to relate them while maintaining anonymity. There may be other risks to revealing this information that are difficult to anticipate. “Ethnographic work

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Ivi Daskalaki and Nadina Leivaditi

sincere about the aims and objectives of the research, and worked within a framework of guaranteeing interviewees’ anonymity and confidentiality. These principles and this framework were essential as we requested and obtained access to our research sites