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Transit Migration in Niger

Stemming the Flows of Migrants, but at What Cost?

Sébastien Moretti

makers to such movements has been an increasing externalization of their restrictive migration policies to stem the movements of people and to shift the responsibility for preventing irregular immigration to so-called transit states. As the most

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Fashioning Masculinities through Migration

Narratives of Romanian Construction Workers in London

Alexandra Urdea

The present article aims to show that, for migrant men working in London in low- and mid-skilled jobs, migration is a path for fashioning the self as gendered actors striving to improve their livelihoods. The present article describes their

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Migration as Survival

Withheld Stories and the Limits of Ethnographic Knowability

Gerhild Perl

; Jackson [2002] 2013a ). By exploring the politics of circulation of a story, in this article I am interested in the intertwined dynamics of survival and storytelling in the context of migration by boat. I will argue that the regime of contemporary

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Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Juliano Fiori

Elena Fiddian - Qasmiyeh : In this issue of Migration and Society we are interested in the overarching theme of “Recentering the South in Studies of Migration.” Indeed, it is increasingly acknowledged that studies of and policy responses to

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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

Nof In this conversation, we will be talking about our perspectives on refugeehood migration from a decolonialist feminist intersectional framework. We will reflect on our work and try to conceptualize refugeehood migration from a more Southern

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Jelena Tošić and Annika Lems

In this special section of Migration and Society we shed light on different patterns of im/mobility in, from, and between Europe and Africa. By focusing on migrants’ perspectives on their struggles to reach European shores and cross borders

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Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Francesco Carella

Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh: In this issue of Migration and Society we are interested in “Recentering the South in Studies of Migration,” and also in examining the position of “the South” and “South-South migration” in policy and programmatic

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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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Rachel Rosen and Sarah Crafter

costs” ( Hall 2015 ) of the “migration crisis” 1 hit home for the European public. The widespread circulation of his photograph by global media outlets also provoked reactions from state leaders, with David Cameron, then prime minister of the UK

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Interdisciplinary Approaches to Refugee and Migration Studies

Lessons from Collaborative Research on Sanctuary in the Changing Times of Trump

Sara Vannini, Ricardo Gomez, Megan Carney, and Katharyne Mitchell

We came together as a group of scholars interested in migration, refugees, and sanctuary studies from a variety of theoretical, methodological, and personal experiences. Despite our disciplinary differences (we were affiliated with departments of