Category Archives: immigration

Gender, Race, and Immigration Detention

By: Sarah Turnbull, postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford This post is part of the joint blog series on ‘Gender and Migration’ co-hosted by Border Criminologies and COMPAS. Posts in this series will be published on both blogs … Continue reading

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Backing themselves: East Timorese labour migrants in Oxford

By: Andrew McWilliam, Associate Professor, Australian National University Andrew was a visiting academic at COMPAS September –December 2014. His blog post reports on recent research with migrants in Oxford. Most afternoons in East Oxford, one can find small groups of young … Continue reading

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Tibetan Women and Nuns: What’s Missing in Our Discussion on Borders and Gender?

By: Bodean Hedwards, PhD student at Monash University, Australia This post is part of the joint blog series on ‘Gender and Migration’ co-hosted by Border Criminologies and COMPAS. Posts in this series will be published on both blogs every Friday … Continue reading

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Education and perceptions: learning about migration through theatre

By: Ida Persson, Research & Communications Officer “I have just seen more learning this evening than I do in a whole curriculum”. That was the response of an academic in the audience at the performance of “Undocumented Migrants Children’s Lives … Continue reading

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‘Victims of Trafficking’ and ‘Foreign Criminals’ – Constructing the state as our (masculine) saviour

By: Luke de Noronha, DPhil Candidate in Anthropology (COMPAS), University of Oxford This post is part of the joint blog series on ‘Gender and Migration’ co-hosted by Border Criminologies and COMPAS. Posts of this series will be published in both blogs every Friday until … Continue reading

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