Monthly Archives: March 2014

Recognition and redistribution in Latin America: Reflections on the meaning of multiculturalism

By Anna Krausova, Research Officer The concept of multiculturalism is often an integral part of the debate on migration in the UK; and in recent years, proclamations that ‘multiculturalism has failed’ have frequently been made in the public debate. This has attracted empirical … Continue reading

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Figuring out diaspora roles in social recovery

by: Nick Van Hear, Deputy Director, COMPAS The attitude to diasporas in settings of conflict and crisis has shifted over the years.  A decade or more ago they were seen as troublesome ‘long distance nationalists’ exerting power from abroad while not … Continue reading

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Notes on power in scenes of denunciation

By: Dace Dzenovska, Senior Researcher and Marie Curie Fellow It was the UK Home Office’s appeal to the public to report on suspected illegal migrants or workers that first alerted me to the role of denunciations in liberal democracies (see my earlier … Continue reading

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