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Immigrants and the Welfare State in Europe

Martin Baldwin-Edwards

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Social protections for immigrants in EU countries are fragmented and tenuous: not only is the variation between countries great but so is the protection afforded in different phases of the immigrant ... More


The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 1986: The ‘Politics of Place-making’ and Suspect Citizenship

Anupama Roy

in Mapping Citizenship in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198066743
eISBN:
9780199080069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198066743.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the politics of place-making, the marking out of ethno-spaces, and the setting in motion of a process whereby citizenship's association with descent is affirmed. Since the ... More


Suffering in a Globalized World

Hans Lucht

in Darkness before Daybreak: African Migrants Living on the Margins in Southern Italy Today

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520270718
eISBN:
9780520950467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270718.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter returns to the life-world of the Guan immigrants to explore some of the typical forms of nullification they encounter on a daily basis. It considers the possible reasons for substituting ... More


Faking Kinship

Caren Freeman

in Making and Faking Kinship: Marriage and Labor Migration between China and South Korea

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449581
eISBN:
9780801462818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449581.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter retraces in step-by-step detail the plots of two Chosŏnjok migrant mothers to enter South Korea with falsified kinship documents. The aim is to evoke the human dimension of these women's ... More


Influx Devil: The Spanner in India–Bangladesh Relations

Samir K. Purkayastha

in The Agartala Doctrine: A Proactive Northeast in Indian Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463800
eISBN:
9780199086535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463800.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In this chapter, it is argued that the highly emotive issue of illegal migrants is preventing Northeastern states, barring Tripura, from turning to Bangladesh for mutually beneficial economic ... More


Quasi-Citizens in the Community Are Represented

Douglas A. Chalmers

in Reforming Democracies: Six Facts About Politics That Demand a New Agenda

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162951
eISBN:
9780231531054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162951.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter focuses on one group of people who are represented in representative democracy: the quasi-citizens. Quasi-citizens have stakes in the operations of their host countries and seek to ... More


The Future of International Migration

Nikola Sander and Guy J. Abel

in World Population & Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century: An Overview

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198813422
eISBN:
9780191919268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813422.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

Migration is a key means by which human beings act to preserve or enhance their well-being. Since Homo sapiens first emerged in Africa about 200,000 years ago, geographic mobility has been a ... More


The Maghreb Connection: Libya and a Desert to Cross

Hans Lucht

in Darkness before Daybreak: African Migrants Living on the Margins in Southern Italy Today

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520270718
eISBN:
9780520950467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270718.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter deals with the lesser-known, though equally deadly, part of the migrant journey to Europe—the dangerous route across the Sahara Desert. The risky trip from Agadez in Niger, across the ... More


Conclusion

Hans Lucht

in Darkness before Daybreak: African Migrants Living on the Margins in Southern Italy Today

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520270718
eISBN:
9780520950467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270718.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter looks at the advances made by migrants in Italy. For the migrants who work in the Naples underground economy, it is a hard, risky life that offers certain possibilities and ... More


Conclusion

David Pedersen

in American Value: Migrants, Money, and Meaning in El Salvador and the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226653396
eISBN:
9780226922775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922775.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book has explored how and why certain dominant but highly partial accounts of life have formed and circulated across El Salvador and the United States, concealing the complete history from which ... More


The Body Stays, but the Soul Returns

Hans Lucht

in Darkness before Daybreak: African Migrants Living on the Margins in Southern Italy Today

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520270718
eISBN:
9780520950467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270718.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the difficulties of obtaining information about a person lost in the desert or on the Mediterranean en route to Europe, focusing especially on spiritual assistance. It considers ... More


Immigrant Entrepreneurship

David Pedersen

in American Value: Migrants, Money, and Meaning in El Salvador and the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226653396
eISBN:
9780226922775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922775.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the 1980s, the Washington DC metropolitan area was especially attractive to lenders of U.S. dollars and major U.S. banks that were seeking access to the regional money market. The largest ... More


Introduction

Jon K. Chang

in Burnt by the Sun: The Koreans of the Russian Far East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824856786
eISBN:
9780824872205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856786.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In theory, the Soviet Union offered all nationalities under its borders, at least in principle, cultural and territorial autonomy, education in one’s native language, the right to self-determination ... More


Citizenship Regimes, Law, and Belonging: The CAA and the NRC

Anupama Roy

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780192859082
eISBN:
9780191949678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192859082.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Law must be seen not simply as bare provisions but examined for the ideological practices that validate it and lay claims to its enforceability. Successive amendments in the citizenship law in India ... More


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