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South Africa: Immigration to Post-Apartheid South Africa: Critical Reflections

Brij Maharaj

in Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.003.0024
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

There have been long delays in developing a new progressive immigration policy in South Africa. It is true that despite the numerous problems that face the majority of blacks in South Africa, for ... More


The Protection of Victims in Situations of Great Adversity or Defencelessness – I

Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

in The Access of Individuals to International Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580958
eISBN:
9780191728785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580958.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

It is significant that the need to secure the individuals' access to justice in the most adverse circumstances has been acknowledged in international case-law in recent years. Such has been the case, ... More


Trends in International Migration in and from Africa

Aderanti Adepoju

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:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Africa is a region of considerable, essentially intra‐continental migration, consisting of regional movement by refugees, undocumented migrants, and seasonal labour migrants. Emigrants to northern ... More


The Right to have Rights as Humanity

Alison Kesby

in The Right to Have Rights: Citizenship, Humanity, and International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600823
eISBN:
9780191738272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600823.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 4 examines the right to have rights from the perspective of international human rights law. At issue is the claim that the human is the subject of rights—a claim which is challenged by ... More


Policy, law and rights

Alice Bloch and Sonia McKay

in Living on the Margins: Undocumented Migrants in A Global City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447319368
eISBN:
9781447319399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319368.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

The focus of this chapter on the creation and positioning of undocumented migrants within policy, law and human rights frameworks. We explore the European agreements, international rights’ frameworks ... More


Grasping life on the margins

Alice Bloch and Sonia McKay

in Living on the Margins: Undocumented Migrants in A Global City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447319368
eISBN:
9781447319399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319368.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This concluding chapter returns to the themes discussed in the book, to capture the essence of what makes undocumented migrants tolerate their lives on the margins and it questions whose interests ... More


Organizing against Abuse and Exclusion: The Associational Rights of Undocumented Workers

Virginia Mantouvalou

in Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198714101
eISBN:
9780191782657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714101.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Employment Law

This chapter considers the associational rights of undocumented migrants. It examines the right to organize as both a labour right and a human right and one that is particularly valuable for ... More


Undocumented migrants living and working in London

Alice Bloch and Sonia McKay

in Living on the Margins: Undocumented Migrants in A Global City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447319368
eISBN:
9781447319399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319368.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This chapter focuses on the working lives of undocumented migrants. In particular it explores the constant juxtaposition of working lives with irregularity in five main areas: job search and routes ... More


Introduction

Douglas S. Massey and J. Edward Taylor

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:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

By the year 2000, the total population of people living outside their country of birth or citizenship reached approximately 160 million. Over the next few decades, we can expect to see larger and ... More


International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Douglas S. Massey and J. Edward Taylor (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

International migration emerged as a global phenomenon at the end of the twentieth century. All developed nations have become de facto receivers of immigrants, mostly from the developing world. ... More


The consequences of being undocumented

Alice Bloch and Sonia McKay

in Living on the Margins: Undocumented Migrants in A Global City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447319368
eISBN:
9781447319399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319368.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Being undocumented has consequences in every sphere of life. This chapter focusses on the ways in which undocumented migrants experience the exclusions of their status and develop strategies for ... More


Italy and Unauthorized Migration: Between State Sovereignty and Human Rights Obligations

Alessia Di Pascale

in Human Rights and Immigration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198701170
eISBN:
9780191770579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701170.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Italian legislation on immigration in recent years has shown a tendency towards a ‘security approach’, with the strengthening of measures to combat irregular flows. To this end, cooperation with ... More


Health care for the absolute poor

Ursula Trummer

in Absolute Poverty in Europe: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on a Hidden Phenomenon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447341284
eISBN:
9781447341338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341284.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Undocumented Migrants, an estimated 1% of the total population living in the EU, are widely excluded from welfare schemes and social policy considerations. They live under the radar of household ... More


Introduction

Frans J. Schryer

in They Never Come Back: A Story of Undocumented Workers from Mexico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453144
eISBN:
9780801455124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453144.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory chapter provides paints a picture of undocumented migrants from the Alto Balsas region in the Mexican state of Guerrero. The book focuses on this part of Mexico because the ... More


Edge

Alison J. Murray Levine

in Vivre Ici: Space, Place and Experience in Contemporary French Documentary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940414
eISBN:
9781789629408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940414.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents three films that deal with homelessness and migration: Qu’ils reposent en révolte (Sylvain George, 2011) about migrants in Calais; Au bord du monde/On the Edge of the World ... More


“It Used to Be Easy to Cross the Border”

Frans J. Schryer

in They Never Come Back: A Story of Undocumented Workers from Mexico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453144
eISBN:
9780801455124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453144.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses the difficulties experienced by undocumented migrants in crossing the border. Prior to the mid-1980s, it was easy for undocumented workers to cross the border, although it ... More


Communities of Care

Valerie Francisco-Menchavez

in The Labor of Care: Filipina Migrants and Transnational Families in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041723
eISBN:
9780252050398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041723.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Using a multidirectional care model, chapter three explores “communities of care” which are a form of reorganizing care horizontally, from migrants to other migrants informed by their transnational ... More


Human Smuggling and Refugee Protection

Alison Mountz

in Seeking Asylum: Human Smuggling and Bureaucracy at the Border

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665372
eISBN:
9781452946405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665372.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the daily encounters of the state with undocumented migrants. By tracing these encounters between the Canadian government and migrants smuggled from China, the chapter ... More


The Paradox of Parallel Lives: Immigration Policy and Transnational Polygyny between Senegal and France

Hélène Neveu Kringelbach

in Affective Circuits: African Migrations to Europe and the Pursuit of Social Regeneration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226405018
eISBN:
9780226405292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226405292.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Many Senegalese men migrate to France and other European destinations in order to accumulate enough resources to establish a family or to provide for an existing one. Given the increasing ... More


“Neutral” Talk in Educating for Activism

Gary J. Adler Jr.

in Religion and Progressive Activism: New Stories About Faith and Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479854769
eISBN:
9781479834457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479854769.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Gary J. Adler, Jr.’s chapter argues that in discussions about undocumented immigration, progressive religious organizations and actors employ a style of “formal neutrality,” which allows them to ... More


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