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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2019) 8 (1): 50–65.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Priya Kumar This essay considers the fraught issue of clandestine migrations from East Pakistan/Bangladesh into India through a close reading of Prafulla Roy's Bengali short story “Stateless.” By drawing attention to the Indian state's slippery construction of the “illegal migrant” and to the...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2019) 8 (2): 73–81.
Published: 01 June 2019
... claims of desirability and inclusion. Although constructed using juridical-legal logics of legality/illegality, the illegal immigrant mirrors racial, gender, and other anxieties that are mobilized to constitute migrant illegality. By examining how economically-privileged immigrants produce the...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2020) 9 (1): 89–94.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Eithne Luibhéid argues, there is a shifting line between legal and illegal status for all migrants. 3 Sanctuary was one of Trump's targets, and from progressive mayors and police departments, to university administrators and church leaders, to an array of immigration rights and justice groups in the...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2020) 9 (1): 63–88.
Published: 01 March 2020
... illegal subjects. Second, I wanted to explore the effects of deportability on the family and working lives of these women. These research questions implicitly assumed that these women were illegal subjects and that for them deportability was central to how they lived their lives. It gradually...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2019) 8 (4): 76–81.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Institutional Critique,” Quarterly Journal of Speech 102, no. 4 (2016): 408. 6. Mae M. Ngai, Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press), 6. 7. Deborah S. Mower, “The Real Morality of Public Discourse: Civility as an Orienting...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2019) 8 (2): 8–16.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., “Pictures of Life for Turkey's 2.5 Million Syrian Refugees,” Independent , 5 April 2016, https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/pictures-of-life-for-turkeys-25-million-syrian-refugees-crisis-migrant-a6969551.html . 21. Amnesty International, “Turkey: Illegal Mass Returns of Syrian Refugees...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2019) 8 (2): 1–7.
Published: 01 June 2019
... about migration in their different contexts ranging from indigenous cultures in Alaska to the migrant caravan from South America to hospice and end of life as spaces of migration. The president's argument for the wall is premised on the “perceived” danger that “illegal” immigration from the south...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2019) 8 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2019
... story “Stateless.” She does so by drawing attention to the Indian state's slippery construction of the “illegal migrant” and to the increasingly constricting definition of Indian citizenship. “Stateless,” notes Kumar, “enables us to imagine the precarious existence of the sans papiers as de facto...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2018) 7 (4): 30–48.
Published: 01 December 2018
... As migrants move around the globe, splitting themselves off from the safe plots of land in their home communities, they experience a deterritorialization of themselves. It is a deeply ambivalent process, both interrupting and holding tightly to the familiar refrains as the landscape changes and new...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2013) 2 (3): 281–300.
Published: 01 December 2013
... problems and then found I was opening my mind to them. I was definitely starting to feel ready. I was nearing mile marker 38, a site of the current war on illegal immigration in Arizona. The Minutemen were waiting for me. I had better be ready. * * * I joined the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps (MCDC) about...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2013) 2 (4): 356–380.
Published: 01 December 2013