(PDF) The Post-Enlargement Migration Space and Its Open Questions | Paolo Ruspini – Academia.edu

The lack of adequate policies with neighbouring countries both to the east and to the south of the new continent redrawn by the EU enlargement, facilitates a flow of migration the characteristics of which have a wide and changing spectrum. The demand Sorgente: (PDF) The Post-Enlargement Migration Space and Its Open Questions | Paolo RuspiniContinua a leggere “(PDF) The Post-Enlargement Migration Space and Its Open Questions | Paolo Ruspini – Academia.edu”

The “Establishment”, the “Élites”, and the “People”

Who’s who? Ruth Wodak  Lancaster University/University Vienna In this paper, I discuss the attempt by all right-wing populist parties to create,on the one hand, the ‘real’ and ‘true’ people; and on the other, the ‘élites’ or the ‘establishment’ who are excluded from the true demos. Such divisions, as will beelaborated in detail, have emerged in many societies over centuries and decades.AContinua a leggere “The “Establishment”, the “Élites”, and the “People””

Territorial and Non-territorial: the Mobile Borders of Migration Controls

This chapter examines the territorial and non-territorial borders of international migration controls. Migration controls are about people crossing or trying to cross territorial state borders, as well as about the immaterial, non-territorial borders embodied by such people. Differences in the personal conditions and legal statuses of individuals determine who should be allowed or forced toContinua a leggere “Territorial and Non-territorial: the Mobile Borders of Migration Controls”

The European Union in times of migrant and refugee crises 

Pachocka M., The European Union in times of migrant and refugee crises, w: Peculiarities of development in a globalized world economy, red. V. Beniuc, L. Rosca, Print–Caro – Institute of International Relations of Moldova, Chisinau 2016, s. 86–100, Abstract  The paper presents two important crises migrant and refugee ones having been experienced by the EU and itsContinua a leggere “The European Union in times of migrant and refugee crises “

Bordering Processes: Contestation and Outcomes around Central American Migration in South Texas, 2013-present

We examine the 2013-present increase in Central American asylum seekers, especially family groups and unaccompanied children, arriving at the U.S. land border with Mexico. Specifically, we focus on the contentious politics concerning this migratory.   download PDF from Academia.edu: Bordering Processes: Contestation and Outcomes around Central American Migration in South Texas, 2013-present

Crossing the Mediterranean Sea by Boat Mapping and Documenting Migratory Journeys and Experiences

Abstract: This is the final project report of the Crossing the Mediterranean Sea by Boat project. The report provides a unique, in-depth analysis of the impact of EU policies in addressing the so-called European migration or refugee ‘crisis’ in 2015 and 2016, drawing on the findings from 257 in-depth qualitative interviews with a total ofContinua a leggere “Crossing the Mediterranean Sea by Boat Mapping and Documenting Migratory Journeys and Experiences”

From radar systems to rickety boats: Borderline ethnography in Europe’s ‘illegality industry’

Abstract: This paper is concerned with the problems and possibilities that mobility poses for social scientific research, as seen through the lens of my own work on irregular migration from West Africa towards southern Spain. I begin with two contrasting vignettes from Europe’s borders that illustrate the paradoxical role of mobility in the continent’s escalatingContinua a leggere “From radar systems to rickety boats: Borderline ethnography in Europe’s ‘illegality industry’”

Nella fabbrica della modernita, Scienza & Politica 2016

Università di Bologna Western Sidney University sandro.mezzadra@unibo.it b.neilson@westernsydney.edu.au Abstract: A B S T R A C T Il saggio affronta l’intreccio di Stato e capitale come potenze che dominano la modernità, ponendosi da subito su una scala globale. Questo intreccio interseca inevitabilmente la storia dell’impero che, lungi dall’essere solamente il preceden-te dello Stato, rappresenta unaContinua a leggere “Nella fabbrica della modernita, Scienza & Politica 2016”

On the multiple frontiers of extraction: excavating contemporary capitalism, Cultural Studies 2017

Abstract: Understanding the intensification and expansion of extractive industries in contemporary capitalism requires an approach attentive not only to the literal forms of extraction prevalent in mining and agribusiness but also to new fronts of extraction emerging in activities such as data mining and biocapitalism. This article introduces the concept of operations of capital toContinua a leggere “On the multiple frontiers of extraction: excavating contemporary capitalism, Cultural Studies 2017”