Post/humanitarian Border Politics between Mexico and the US

People, Places, Things

Author: V. Squire

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137395893

Category: Social Science

Page: 114

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The author assesses the politics of different humanitarian interventions in the Mexico-US border region developing a unique perspective on the significance of people, places and things to contemporary border struggles.
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Mobile Desires

The Politics and Erotics of Mobility Justice

Author: Liz Montegary,Melissa Autumn White

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137464216

Category: Social Science

Page: 151

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This book combines mobilities research with feminist and queer studies offering new perspectives on mobility justice. It foregrounds academic, activist, and artistic work revealing state-sponsored strategies for managing the mobility of people as mechanisms for aligning erotic and political desires with capitalist and nationalist interests.
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Rethinking Transit Migration

Precarity, Mobility, and Self-Making in Mexico

Author: Tanya Basok,Danièle Bélanger,Martha Luz Rojas Wiesner,Guillermo Candiz

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137509759

Category: Social Science

Page: 119

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Questioning the notion of transit migration, the book examines factors that shape Central American migrants' mobility and immobility in the transnational space, comprised on Central American countries, Mexico, and the US.
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Sanctuary City

A Suspended State

Author: J. Bagelman

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137480386

Category: Social Science

Page: 140

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This book traces the ancient concept of sanctuary. It examines how the contemporary sanctuary city movement contributes to a hostile asylum regime by holding asylum seekers in a suspended state where rights are indefinitely deferred. At the same time, it explores myriad subversive practices challenging this waiting state.
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Survival Media

The Politics and Poetics of Mobility and the War in Sri Lanka

Author: S. Perera

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137444649

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 133

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Through the narratives and movements of survivors of the war in Lanka these interconnected essays develop the concept of 'survival media' as embodied and expressive forms of mobility across borders.
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