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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (135): 43–70.
Published: 01 October 2019
... American Southwest during the Spanish colonial period, it compares the institution of church asylum with cross-tribal Indigenous sanctuary place-making and traditions of radical hospitality. As Indigenous people became refugees in their own homeland they capitalized on their knowledge of the landscape and...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (126): 159–170.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Benjamin N. Lawrance Lawrance explores asylum-seeking as an emergent archival form to highlight how the strategies shaping asylum claiming conceal a potentially rich archive of gender-based violence. Asylum seekers today face ever greater obstacles entering western migration fortresses. Protection...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (104): 41–56.
Published: 01 May 2009
... relations that has brought immigrants to the developing Irish economy. In response to immigration the state simultaneously exerts neoliberal controls and reduces pathways to citizenship through residence while passing antiracism legislation. Today, the indigenous nomadic Travellers and asylum seekers are...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (135): 138–159.
Published: 01 October 2019
... States, sanctuary churches have provided refuge to Central Americans fleeing US proxy wars in the 1980s and denied asylum in the United States, which evolved into the New Sanctuary Movement in 2007. 4 Other activists—such as Abdullah, Matthews, and Stierl—are part of the global No Borders movement, a...
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Radical History Review (1984) 1984 (28-30): 327–342.
Published: 01 May 1984
..., Christian traditions. Asylum women emerged from Rochester’s first-founded Presbyterian or Episcopal churches or from evangelical congregations established in the late 1820s and 1830s. Among woman’s rights advocates, a handful of excommunicated evangelicals joined a band of Hicksite Quakers...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (135): 119–137.
Published: 01 October 2019
... to the political conflict these asylum seekers were fleeing (by providing the Salvadoran and Guatemalan governments with funds, training, and arms, for example). 6 The churches and secular institutions that were part of the sanctuary movement contested the legitimacy of immigration law and US...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (135): 14–42.
Published: 01 October 2019
... caravan as a matter of international law. Describing itself as “refugee-led,” the organization invoked the historic 1951 Convention on the Status of Refugees of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and its 1967 Protocol to claim human rights and status for its members as asylum...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (135): 181–191.
Published: 01 October 2019
... US government did not recognize them as political refugees and they were denied legal entry to the United States. The refusal of asylum seekers and the deportations that ensued led to uncertainty and insecurity on return to their countries of birth. The New Sanctuary Movement began in churches along...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (104): 173–175.
Published: 01 May 2009
... attorney specializing in Irish political asylum cases. Van Gosse is an associate professor of history at Franklin and Marshall College and a mem­ ber of the Radical History Review Editorial Collective. Mark Hayes is a senior lecturer in politics at Southampton Solent University. He has pub­ lished...
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Radical History Review (2007) 2007 (99): 19–50.
Published: 01 October 2007
... the wall of separation between church and state. In contrast to the political rhetoric, however, funding ties between the federal government and religious agencies are neither a novelty in the history of American public policy nor do they commonly run afoul of First Amendment limitations. Though...
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Radical History Review (2013) 2013 (115): 115–141.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Cubans were “refugees” and presumed that Haitians were not. The United States denied Haitians’ asylum claims or designation as refugees and, instead, insisted that the Haitians were merely “economic” migrants, undeserving of US protection. This persisted despite consistent and compelling evidence...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (135): 1–13.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of thousands to flee their homes for their lives, only to be denied asylum by the US government. Faith communities across the nation came together to house these asylum seekers in their churches and temples, using their positions of moral leadership to expose the violent ruptures of US foreign policy...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (126): 134–146.
Published: 01 October 2016
... terms of a pre- dominantly Gaelic and Catholic cultural ethos.”13 In particular, the Catholic Church sought control of socialization processes by “establishing a firm grip on education as well as by the doctrine of familism.”14 This meant enforcing a moral control over women, which encompassed...
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Radical History Review (1997) 1997 (67): 4–34.
Published: 01 January 1997
... themselves on these propagandizers of the primi- tive church. This orientation is echoed in part VII of The Constitutions, ”The distribution of the incorporated members in Christ‘s vineyard and their relations there with their fellow men,” where the Jesuits made a special vow to the Pope to be...
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Radical History Review (1997) 1997 (67): 5–34.
Published: 01 January 1997
... themselves on these propagandizers of the primi- tive church. This orientation is echoed in part VII of The Constitutions, ”The distribution of the incorporated members in Christ‘s vineyard and their relations there with their fellow men,” where the Jesuits made a special vow to the Pope to be...
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Radical History Review (1979) 1979 (20): 89–96.
Published: 01 May 1979
... Medicine, in Bethesda, MD, outside of Washington, DC, is another rich source, particularly for books and periodicals. Many religious denominations sponsor historical societies, such as the Presbyterian Historical Society in Philadelphia, which hold church- generated periodicals, reform...
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Radical History Review (2007) 2007 (99): 1–17.
Published: 01 October 2007
... resentful of foreign interventions, the government allowed him to leave the country for Italy, where the prime minis- ter Silvio Berlusconi had offered him asylum. During the trial, the U.S. presiden- tial spokesman Scott McClellan stated that the criminalization of Rahman “clearly violates the...
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Radical History Review (2002) 2002 (83): 73–93.
Published: 01 May 2002
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Radical History Review (1987) 1987 (37): 119–130.
Published: 01 January 1987
... without the suggestion of criminality on their part, and required to petition for asylum from jail. (In a sign of the times the Immigration and Naturalization Service recently opened a 6000-person capacity camp in Louisiana.) Church groups and local political leaders who offer sanctuary to Central...
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Radical History Review (1990) 1990 (48): 33–62.
Published: 01 October 1990
... historians have documented, late eighteenth-cen- tury social reforms produced prisons, asylums, and hospitals that served the aim of benevolent control as much as any humanitarian function? One important aspect of the evolution of a treatment for crim- inal deviancy over the next half...