Author Archives: Ida Persson

Centering orality: Exploring gendered wartime violence with South Sudanese women elders

By: Sara Maher, PhD student at Monash University. Sara researches the impact of mass abduction and enslavement of South Sudanese borderlands women, during the second Sudanese civil war (1983-2005). This post is part of the joint blog series on ‘Gender and Migration’ … Continue reading

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Not racist, just resentful

By: Ben Gidley, Associate Professor and Senior Researcher In continental Europe, governments, civil society and academics are increasingly likely to repeat the mantra that integration is “a two-way process” involving both migrants and receiving society. All too often, though, governments place … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Securitization of Migration and Refugee Women

By: Angelo Tramountanis, Researcher at the National Centre for Social Research (EKKE) and Phd Candidate at the Panteion University of Athens, Greece. This post is part of the joint blog series on ‘Gender and Migration’ co-hosted by Border Criminologies and COMPAS. Posts in … Continue reading

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What can our views on the EU reveal about our opinions on immigration?

By: Yvonni Markaki, Migration Observatory Research Officer In this week’s COMPAS Blog I draw on my own research and the European Social Survey to discuss how our evaluations of the impacts of immigration on the UK’s economy, culture, and quality of … Continue reading

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What role does the EU play in influencing the development of integration policy?

By: Helen McCarthy, Research Assistant Shifts in integration policy Across the EU, there are wide variations between different countries in how they approach the question of integration of immigrants and their descendants. Whilst some countries (such as the UK and … Continue reading

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