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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2019) 8 (1): 31–41.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Kakali Bhattacharya Border crossing, migrations, and desire are deeply interconnected. Using a Desi historiography, I trace the entanglement of migration and desire, examining both what is made possible through geopolitical, emotional, and ideological border crossings and what lies in the wreckage...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2020) 9 (2): 40–52.
Published: 01 May 2020
... most impacted by oppression. ~ ADRIENNE MAREE BROWN 2 Living in times when the global apocalypse of colonialism, imperialism, out-of-control capitalism, militarized borders, and environmental destruction is vividly evident, it is difficult to imagine what human relations can be, will be. In a...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2020) 9 (1): 116–123.
Published: 01 March 2020
... plastic window. He is nearly finished. Carol rifles through paperwork, ignoring him. Mica sits with arms crossed and looks off to the side in disgust. BORDER PATROL AGENT ( OS ): Ahhhh!   He laughs. A door opens and closes. We hear his footsteps trail off in the distance. MICA ( loudly...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2020) 9 (1): 63–88.
Published: 01 March 2020
... had migrated since the 1990s, had not visited Mexico since they first came to the United States due to the increasingly expensive, violent, and uncertain nature of border crossings. I, like the research participants, experienced the constraints of an immigration regime that for years set the...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2020) 9 (1): 106–110.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Guatemalans who fled US-backed regimes and who were at risk of deportation. 4 For these congregations, giving sanctuary consisted of such practices as aiding Central Americans in crossing the US–Mexico border, providing housing and transportation, publicizing accounts of persecution, and opposing continued...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2020) 9 (1): 95–100.
Published: 01 March 2020
... (2017): 3–25; David Manuel Hernandez, “Undue Process: Racial Genealogies of Immigrant Detention,” in Constructing Boundaries/Crossing Borders: Race, Ethnicity and Immigration , ed. Caroline B. Brettell (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2007), 59–86. 11. Steven Gosset, “2 Arrested at UIC After...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2019) 8 (2): 1–7.
Published: 01 June 2019
.... Joe Ward and Anjali Singhvi, “Trump Claims There Is a Crisis at the Border. What's the Reality?” New York Times , 11 January 2019, https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/01/11/us/politics/trump-border-crisis-reality.html . My border-crossing did many things—it changed my life and my...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2019) 8 (2): 24–34.
Published: 01 June 2019
... pilgrimage to my hometown of Penang, an island in northwest Malaysia. As someone who has resided abroad for most of her adulthood, questions of home, border crossing, and belonging are elemental to my sense of self. These are life questions I have grappled with since relocating to the United States...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2019) 8 (2): 100–109.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., within the borders of their country. As Europeans, the Saami may cross these borders, but their livestock may not. Saami not invested in reindeer management are more apt to not just “move on,” but to “move out,” of Saapmi. At the close of the 19th century, and into the 20th century, fewer than a...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2019) 8 (2): 8–16.
Published: 01 June 2019
...=reprints . 2019 Behind me is the Bosporus, the ancient waterway that historically separates East from West. 97 percent of Turkey is actually in Asia, only 3 percent is in Europe. But what if the whole country were to become a member state of the European Union? Well, that would extend the borders of...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2019) 8 (2): 35–43.
Published: 01 June 2019
... trepidation as I wait at the US border. I am aware of the lawlessness of this space. I feel palpably that anything could happen to me here. I have no Constitution to protect me, that particular paper powerless before I cross over this border. I can feel that my heartbeat has quickened as I get closer to the...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2019) 8 (2): 73–81.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Have Died in US Custody in 2018,” The Guardian , 29 December 2018, sec. US news, https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/dec/29/immigrant-deaths-us-custody-felipe-gomez-alonzo-jakelin-caal . 6. David Taylor, “Why Did a Little Guatemalan Girl Die after Crossing the US Border?” The Guardian , 17...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2019) 8 (2): 17–23.
Published: 01 June 2019
... illegibility across the US landscape of the experiences, histories, and realities that we as Arabs carry with and within us as we cross borders, migrate, and move away from our Arab homes. For even when we speak, we are often unheard or misheard, misidentified or stereotyped, especially when we don't perform...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2019) 8 (2): 44–52.
Published: 01 June 2019
... annotations she made throughout this text. Still, I can read with my mother through its inscribed pencil-written notes. An object blurring the borders between happiness and suffering, presence and absence. In this essay, I contemplate how the physical object of a book and embedded traces of another's reading...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2019) 8 (2): 82–91.
Published: 01 June 2019
... the Big Bend area of southwest Texas, bordering the Mexican state of Coahuila, with her seven brothers and sisters, with my great-grandmother, her mother, Petra Rodríguez de García. The year was 1904, and the reason was poverty and the death of the father figure, whose family roots were farther away...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2019) 8 (2): 53–72.
Published: 01 June 2019
... survived God Help Anyone Who … help cross border aid from Thailand into Burma Help me celebrate! Help this little ant get to the strawberry Hold it. Help me stick the false mustache on * How do you help families find their lost pet? How is talking about my weaknesses going to help? I am in trouble...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2019) 8 (1): 50–65.
Published: 01 March 2019
... on cross-border migrations from East Pakistan/Bangladesh into India. 8. Alexander, Chatterji, and Jalais, The Bengal Diaspora , 1. 9. For more on refugees as a problem within the national order of things, see Liisa Malkki, “Refugees and Exile: From ‘Refugee Studies’ to the National Order...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2019) 8 (1): 42–49.
Published: 01 March 2019
... border marked and how do we know when we have crossed it? When a landscape of endless sky and water exists on this side and that, when the same rising sun illuminates both sides identically, how can we tell where the hull of the boat floats? The borders on the East of India remain far more porous than...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2019) 8 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2019
... readers the first of a curated double issue that focuses on migration and its attendant features, borders, and margins. I begin this introductory essay by enacting my own experiences of migration before leading the reader into essays by ten writers from distinct disciplines and fields who embraced...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2018) 7 (4): 30–48.
Published: 01 December 2018
... contacted him each day and sent him the things he needed in order to survive. Crossing the border into his new country, Imran was open to encounters that might enable him to love this new country. That love was to depend on the kindness of strangers, who were open to sensing some part of the weight of...