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Towards a Refugee Oriented Right of Asylum
Towards a Refugee Oriented Right of Asylum
Laura Westra, Satvinder Juss and Tullio Scovazzi

Towards a Refugee Oriented Right of Asylum

This volume explores the factors that give rise to the number of people seeking asylum and examines the barriers they continue to face. The authors explore the causality that generates displacement, discuss how migrants are received and the problems they face on arrival, and conclude by confronting the fate and status of asylum seekers after arrival. The authors propose ways of approaching the situation beyond the present language and the limited ...

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Museums, Migration and Identity in Europe
Museums, Migration and Identity in Europe
Edited by Christopher Whitehead, Katherine Lloyd, Susannah Eckersley and Rhiannon Mason

Museums, Migration and Identity in Europe

Peoples, Places and Identities

Changes in population flows, migration patterns and demographic movement now underscore both cultural and political practice, be it in the accommodation of ‘diversity’ in cultural and social policy, scholarly explorations of hybridity or in state immigration controls. This book investigates the historical and contemporary relationships between ...

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Population Change in Europe, the Middle-East and North Africa
Population Change in Europe, the Middle-East and North Africa
Edited by Koenraad Matthijs, Karel Neels, Christiane Timmerman, Jacques Haers and Sara Mels

Population Change in Europe, the Middle-East and North Africa

Beyond the Demographic Divide

Comparing demographic trends in Europe and the NAME-region (North Africa and the Middle East), this book demonstrates how population change interacts with changing economic landscapes, social distinctions and political realities. It also provides food for thought for those who are looking for a nuanced perspective on the background and future ...

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The Somatechnics of Whiteness and Race
The Somatechnics of Whiteness and Race
Elaine Marie Carbonell Laforteza

The Somatechnics of Whiteness and Race

Colonialism and Mestiza Privilege

Investigating the emergence of a specific mestiza/mestizo whiteness that facilitates relations between the Philippines and Western nations, this book examines the ways in which the construction of a particular form of Philippine whiteness serves to deploy positions of exclusion, privilege and solidarity. The Somatechnics of Whiteness and Race ...

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Intercultural Education in the European Context
Intercultural Education in the European Context
Edited by Marco Catarci and Massimiliano Fiorucci

Intercultural Education in the European Context

Theories, Experiences, Challenges

This book offers a comparative analysis of the intercultural theories and practices developed in the European context. Bringing together work on the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Greece, The Netherlands and Sweden, it examines specific approaches to intercultural education. Offering a broad framework for the study of intercultural ...

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Secularism and Identity
Secularism and Identity
Reza Gholami

Secularism and Identity

Non-Islamiosity in the Iranian Diaspora

Within western political, media and academic discourses, Muslim communities are predominantly seen through the prism of their Islamic religiosities, yet there exist within diasporic communities unique and complex secularisms. Drawing on detailed interview and ethnographic material gathered in the UK, this book examines the ways in which a ...

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Of Doubt and Proof
Of Doubt and Proof
Edited by Daniela Berti, Anthony Good and Gilles Tarabout

Of Doubt and Proof

Ritual and Legal Practices of Judgment

All institutions concerned with the process of judging are necessarily concerned with the question of doubt. The contributors to this book broaden the theoretical understandings of the social role of doubt both in social science and in law. By putting ritual and judicial settings into comparative perspective as well as legal processes in France ...

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Dismantling Diasporas
Dismantling Diasporas
Edited by Anastasia Christou and Elizabeth Mavroudi

Dismantling Diasporas

Rethinking the Geographies of Diasporic Identity, Connection and Development

Re-energising debates on the conceptualisation of diasporas in migration scholarship and in geography, this work stresses the important role that geographers can play in interrupting assumptions about the spaces and processes of diaspora. The intricate, material and complex ways in which those in diaspora contest, construct and perform identity ...

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