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Title Waiting and the temporalities of irregular migration / edited by Christine M. Jacobsen, Marry-Anne Karlsen and Shahram Khosravi
Imprint Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2021
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 Ethnology Library  JV6225 .W35 2021    AVAILABLE    30520020896891
Descript xii, 215 pages ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction: Unpacking the temporalities of irregular migration / Christine M. Jacobsen and Marry-Anne Karlsen -- The violence of accelerated time : waiting and hasting during 'the long summer of migration' in Greece / Katerina Rozakou -- 'They said wait, wait--and I waited' : the power-chronographies of waiting for asylum in Marseille, France / Christine M. Jacobsen -- Filling the apps : the smartphone, time and the refugee / Thomas Hylland Eriksen -- Mo's challenge. Waiting and the question of methodological nationalism / Kari Anne Drangsland -- Migration control, temporal irregularity and waiting : undocumented Zimbabwean migrants' experiences of deportability in South Africa / Johannes Machinya -- Waiting out the condition of illegality in Norway / Marry-Anne Karlsen -- 'Go Fund Me' : LGBTI asylum seekers in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya / B Camminga -- The truth of the body as controversial evidence : an investigation into age assessments of migrant minors in France / Sandrine Musso -- An end to asylum? Temporary protection and the erosion of refugee status / Jessica Schultz -- 'Doin' hard time on planet earth' : migrant detainability, disciplinary power and the disposability of life / Nicholas De Genova -- Afterword: Waiting, a state of consciousness / Shahram Khosravi
"This edited volume approaches waiting both as a social phenomenon that proliferates in irregularised forms of migration and as an analytical perspective on migration processes and practices. Waiting as an analytical perspective offers new insights into the complex and shifting nature of processes of bordering, belonging, state power, exclusion and inclusion, and social relations in irregular migration. The chapters in this book address legal, bureaucratic, ethical, gendered, and affective dimensions of time and migration. A key concern is to develop more theoretically robust approaches to waiting in migration as constituted in and through multiple and relational temporalities. The chapters highlight how waiting is configured in specific legal, material, and socio-cultural situations, as well as on how migrants encounter, incorporate and resist temporal structures. This collection includes ethnographic and other empirically based material, as well as theorizing that cross-cut disciplinary boundaries. It will be relevant to scholars from anthropology and sociology, and others interested in temporalities, migration, borders, and power"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects
Illegal aliens -- Social conditions
Waiting (Philosophy)
Time
Alt Author Jacobsen, Christine M., 1971- editor
Karlsen, Marry-Anne, editor
Khosravi, Shahram, editor
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