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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 184–200.
Published: 01 July 2015
... reconfigured through the blurring of on- and offshore sites and migrations. Amid security “crises,” states use geography creatively to undermine access to legal representation, human rights, and avenues to asylum. Enforcement operations reach offshore, moving the border to the locations of asylum seekers and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 20–39.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jenny Stümer The escalating death tolls of migrants seeking to enter Europe are a dramatic testimony to the cynical, dehumanizing, and violent fortification of the European Union, whereby refugees and asylum seekers have become the emblematic figures of contemporary political exclusion. Rather than...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... administration did not want to allow them entry into the United States as political refugees but was also bound by the 1951 United Nations Convention relating to the Status of Refugees to not return asylum seekers with a well-founded fear of persecution to their countries of origin. The Bush administration...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 March 2007
... so often accompany such an impulse. On the other hand, the mobility of this affluent elite can be contrasted with a similarly increased, but this time enforced, mobility of more compromised categories of persons such as refugees, asylum seekers, and illegal immigrants of one kind and another...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 279–294.
Published: 01 November 2005
... critique the inhumane treatment of asylum seekers, by portraying their virtual imprisonment in a run-down high-rise apartment building at an out-of-season British seaside resort, Tanya is not, the film is careful to show us, really interested in the possibility of a better life in material terms. Her...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 307–325.
Published: 01 July 2012
... University Press . McKinnon Sara . 2009 . “ Citizenship and the Performance of Credibility: Audiencing Gender-Based Asylum Seekers in U.S. Immigration Courts .” Text and Performance Quarterly 29 , 3 : 205 – 21 . Melhuus Marit Howell Signe . 2009 . “ Adoption and Assisted...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2006
... their status as political asylum seekers had been accepted under international human rights law. In December 2004, when sixteen suspects had been detained without charge for three years, the Law Lords ruled that the government's derogation from human rights was illegal: the antiterrorist measures were...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., we are always dealing with the creation of a ‘we’ which can exist only by the demarcation of a ‘they’” (2005: 15): the ethnic minority, the immigrant, the asylum seeker, the religious or political extremist, the terrorist, and so on. From this point of view we can never achieve peace: not internally...