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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (3): 661–669.
Published: 01 July 2019
... on the western Mediterranean Sea. The Alarm Phone, an activist hotline assisting migrants in distress at sea, has been involved in everyday struggles over movement in all three Mediterranean regions, so that tracing its interventions can provide insights into the complex interplay between enactments...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 375–396.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., the proli†c role of migrants in boosting the GDP of countries like Indonesia or the Phil- ippines, or the new forms of value extraction occurring along the frontier of humanitarian technologies that track migrantsmovements and economic transactions. Rather, it is to account for how the circulatory...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (3): 644–653.
Published: 01 July 2019
... were marked out along a matrix of race and class. However, the perpetuation of the systemic conditions underpinning migrants movements toward Europe the need for migrant labor, global inequalities, and existing migrant networks, as well as the illegalization of certain forms of migration has displaced...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (3): 670–677.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Enrica Rigo; Francesca De Masi The article reflects on the Italian experience of the Non Una di Meno (No One Less) feminist movement and the interconnection between the struggle against patriarchal violence and the struggle for the freedom of movement of migrants. By starting from the concrete...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (1): 195–203.
Published: 01 January 2015
..., breaking the migrants’ segregation was a key factor. Paradoxically, Romanians, who enjoy greater freedom of movement, seem less willing to engage in clashes in the workplace than Burkinabés (natives of Burkina Faso), despite the latter’s more precarious legal position. The research for this article...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (1): 191–202.
Published: 01 January 2013
... and its policy of embracing globalization created the conditions for the defeat of China’s traditional urban working class. Coinciding with this moment has been the gradual emergence of a new movement of labor headed by migrant workers who have taken advantage of structural flaws in China’s development...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (1): 219–235.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Jane Juffer Taking its cue from Emmanuel Levinas's notion that the “nudity” of the face creates the possibility for ethical encounters, this essay considers the face of the Latino and Latin American migrant in the United States at a seemingly contradictory moment. On the one hand, this is a time...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (1): 168–175.
Published: 01 January 2020
... and a rm that migrants, through their myriad peregrinations, pose the right of movement as an essential freedom, one that stands at the root of all other freedoms. Beyond humanitarian aid and militant hospitality, open borders and freedom of movement are principles that should guide our politics today. We...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 721–739.
Published: 01 October 2012
... tightly constrained. Migrants are extracted from their hometowns and inserted in a foreign workplace with great precision, and they are obliged to return home once the job contract expires. The movement thus assumes the form of “labor transplant.” Unlike project-based labor deployment that is collectively...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (3): 647–654.
Published: 01 July 2021
... ever-evolving labor movement. A G A I N S T the D A Y Kevin Lin and Pun Ngai Mobilizing Truck Drivers in China: New Migrant Struggle and the Emergence of Infrastructural Capitalism W e can t take it anymore. We have no choice but to stand together! We definitely won t survive with the ridiculously...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 239–265.
Published: 01 April 2018
... an unprecedented prominence to the veritable and undeniable autonomy of (transnational, cross-border) migrant and refugee movements, replete with their heterogeneity of insistent, disobedient, and incorrigible practices of appropriating mobility and making claims to space (Bojadžijev and Mezzadra 2015; De...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2003) 102 (2-3): 491–508.
Published: 01 July 2003
... of peasants-turned-workers from their villages to the workers’ quar- ters in the urban centers of theWest.The protagonist in this story is the cate- gorical international migrant worker, primarily taking part in institutional- ized worker exchanges, known as guest-worker programs. The movement of labor...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (3): 654–660.
Published: 01 July 2019
... to meet their demands for free- dom, justice, and dignity. European states have proven just as deaf to the same demands they continued to express as they crossed their borders. Unable to offer a political response to migrants unruly movements, and as the frail bodies of migrants triggered deep political...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (3): 642–646.
Published: 01 July 2021
... for freedom of movement, the conduct of life beyond the bearings of home all suggest a questioning of the geographical and political coordinates that furnish the analytical units of area studies or world politics. We title this Against the Day section Migrant Struggles in East and Southeast Asia...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (3): 655–662.
Published: 01 July 2021
... painful wounds, especially when they were deported after all. One of the key messages that I want to deliver in Still, We Are Migrant Workers is that memory determines current life. Some workers lead social movements vigorously in their home country and are determined to struggle to the end. Some workers...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 313–331.
Published: 01 April 2018
... and absolute sovereignty, migrants would then be thought of as having absolute and sovereign freedom of movement. This is not surprising, since autonomy commonly refers precisely to the „ction of the subject being isolated from its social and material surroundings. This concept of autonomy stems from...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (1): 182–192.
Published: 01 January 2020
... states in sharing the burden of refugees; conversely, solidarity among and toward migrants has been largely criminalized. A shift toward the politics of freedom of movement would instead take seriously the proposal of granting free circulation of asylum seekers within the EU, thus reducing the arbitrari...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (4): 873–883.
Published: 01 October 2017
.... García, Carlos. 2015. “Nine Phrases the Migrant Rights Movement Needs to Leave in 2015.” Latino Rebels, December 31. www.latinorebels.com/2015/12/31/ninephrases/. Gilmore, Ruth Wilson. 2007. “In the Shadow of the Shadow State.” In The Revolution Will Not Be Funded: Beyond the Non...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 420–429.
Published: 01 April 2018
... to migrants apart from their movements between countries, helps illuminate the implication of migrant domestic workers’ subjectivities in the valorization of their labor. This approach sheds light on the fact that it is “the living labor” (Mezzadra and Neilson 2013: 134) of migrant domestics...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (3): 655–663.
Published: 01 July 2020
... movements? Connecting Migrant Struggles and Feminisms There is a subˆeld of migration literature that combines the sociology of social movements with that of migratory movements. We call that interdis- ciplinary perspective the sociology of migrant struggles (Varela Huerta 2015), a broad and multilingual...