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  • Fragile Migration Rights

    Freedom of movement in post-Soviet Russia

    By Matthew Light

    The Soviet Union comprehensively governed the mobility of its citizens by barring emigration and strictly regulating internal migration. In the aftermath of the Soviet collapse, the constitution and laws of the new Russian Federation appeared to herald a complete break with the repressiveness of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-07 
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • Migrations in Medieval and Early Colonial India

    Edited by Vijaya Ramaswamy

    This book looks at movements of communities which formed the lower and middle rungs of society in medieval and early colonial India. It presents migration, mobility and memories from a specifically Indian perspective, breaking away from previous Eurocentric studies. The essays in the volume focus…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03 
    Routledge India

  • UNHCR and the Struggle for Accountability

    Technology, law and results-based management

    Edited by Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Katja Lindskov Jacobsen

    Despite the key importance of accountability for the legitimacy of humanitarian action, inadequate academic attention has been given to how the concept of accountability is evolving within the specific branches of the humanitarian enterprise. Up to now, there exists no comprehensive account of what…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Externalizing Migration Management

    Europe, North America and the spread of 'remote control' practices

    Edited by Ruben Zaiotti

    The extension of border controls beyond a country’s territory to regulate the flows of migrants before they arrive has become a popular and highly controversial policy practice. Today, remote control policies are more visible, complex and widespread than ever before, raising various ethical,…

    Hardback – 2016-02-24 
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Nomadic Peoples and Human Rights

    By Jérémie Gilbert

    Although nomadic peoples are scattered worldwide and have highly heterogeneous lifestyles, they face similar threats to their mobile livelihood and survival. Commonly, nomadic peoples are facing pressure from the predominant sedentary world over mobility, land rights, water resources, access to…

    Paperback – 2016-02-20 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Securitization of Migration and Refugee Women

    By Alison Gerard

    Humanised accounts of restrictions on mobility are rarely the focus of debates on irregular migration. Very little is heard from refugees themselves about why they migrate, their experiences whilst entering the EU or how they navigate reception conditions upon arrival, particularly from a gendered…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • The Other in Contemporary Migrant Cinema

    Imagining a New Europe?

    By Guido Dr Rings

    As a rapidly aging continent, Europe increasingly depends on the successful integration of migrants. Unfortunately, contemporary political and media discourses observe and frequently also support the development of nationalist, eurosceptic and xenophobic reactions to this migration. Confronting…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01 
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Diaspora, Identity and Religion

    New Directions in Theory and Research

    Edited by Carolin Alfonso, Waltraud Kokot, Khachig Tölölyan

    Over the last decade, concepts of diaspora and locality have gained complex new meanings in political discourse as well as in social and cultural studies. Diaspora, in particular, has acquired new meanings related to notions such as global deterritorialization, transnational migration and cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-01-31 
    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

  • Crisis and Migration

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Anna Lindley

    Crisis and migration have a long association, in popular and policy discourse as well as in social scientific analysis. Despite the emergence of more nuanced and even celebratory accounts of mobility in recent years, there remains a persistent emphasis on migration being either a symptom or a cause…

    Paperback – 2016-01-07 
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Governing Borders and Security

    The Politics of Connectivity and Dispersal

    Edited by Catarina Kinnvall, Ted Svensson

    This book explores and maps the relationship between borders, security and global governance. Theoretically, the book seeks to establish to what degree, and in what ways, traditional notions of borders, security and (global) governance are being eroded, undermined and contested in the context of a…

    Paperback – 2015-12-24 
    PRIO New Security Studies

  • Migration Governance across Regions

    State-Diaspora Relations in the Latin America-Southern Europe Corridor

    By Ana Margheritis

    Migration policies are rarely effective. Examples of unintended and undesirable outcomes abound. In Latin America, very little is known about the impact and long-term sustainability of state policies towards emigrants. Following a world-wide trend, Ecuador, Uruguay, Mexico, Argentina, and Brazil…

    Hardback – 2015-12-22 
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • U.S. Media and Migration

    Refugee Oral Histories

    By Sarah C. Bishop

    Using oral history, ethnography, and close readings of media, Sarah C. Bishop probes the myriad and sometimes conflicting ways refugees interpret and use mediated representations of life in the United States. Guided by 74 refugee narrators from Bhutan, Burma, Iraq, and Somalia, U.S. Media and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-22 

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