Monthly Archives: July 2012

What do they talk about when they (Miliband and Cameron) talk about immigration?

By: Xiang Biao, University Lecturer in Social Anthropology My last blog (Is There Such Thing as Migration?), written for the purpose of provoking critiques and comments, has provoked no response as far as I can see. I thus decide to try … Continue reading

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The Light of Evidence

By Ben Gidley, Senior Researcher at COMPAS Although COMPAS is probably best known for its migration research, the P in its name stands for Policy, and it is part of our mission to inform policy-making and public debate. As David … Continue reading

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The migrant as an invented subject: a response

By: Bridget Anderson, Deputy Director and Senior Research Fellow I detect a note of frustration in Xiang Biao’s introduction to last week’s blog. Readers are refusing to be provoked so he tries again to be provocative and so far at least … Continue reading

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Are there such people as “migrants”?

By: Xiang Biao, University Lecturer in Social Anthropology My last blog (Is There Such Thing as Migration?), written for the purpose of provoking critiques and comments, has provoked no response as far as I can see. I thus decide to try … Continue reading

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