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Category Archives: emigration
By: Mette Louise Berg, Departmental Lecturer, Anthropology of Migration Research in capitalist societies has shown that schooling reproduces class privilege despite meritocratic ideals. Educational background has been widely identified as key to ensuring entry into powerful networks, such as old boys’ … Continue reading
By: Xiang Biao, University Lecturer in Social Anthropology The infrastructural turn in migration management refers to the change from governing mobility through the denial of citizens’ right to migration to governing through citizens’ supposedly free choices and rational calculations in response … Continue reading
By: Bastian Vollmer, Research Officer Vitali Klitschko has been preparing his new life project for quite some time now. He is moving from the heavyweight boxing ring to the boxing ring of politics in Ukraine. First he ran twice (unsuccessfully) … Continue reading
By: Vanessa Hughes, Research Officer Holiday destination and country of emigration I have recently returned from my summer holiday to Albania. Although Albania might not come to mind as a common tourist destination, it has a great deal to offer … Continue reading
By: Xiang Biao, University Lecturer in Social Anthropology Bridget is absolutely right that population mobility was a concern for rulers of various kinds well before the era of nation-states. The Great Wall of China was originally built for the purpose of … Continue reading