Immigration controls: from the ‘pauper alien’ to NRPF

Immigration controls: from the ‘pauper alien’ to NRPF

Most discussions of the UK’s ‘No Recourse to Public Funds’ immigration rule would suggest that its origins lie in the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999. The current iteration of the policy, which prevents people ‘subject to immigration control’ from accessing most...
What is in a word?

What is in a word?

Their name is unimportant. They is often called a second generation immigrant in their home country. For two years, they was an expat in in the US, where their mother grew up. They is quite mobile, travelling and residing part of the year in a major European city...
Tanker fra felten om modstand og forbehold

Tanker fra felten om modstand og forbehold

Det kræver ikke mange minutters søgning på antropologisk litteratur før man finder ud af, at antropologer er glade for at bruge ord som ”samarbejde” og ”dialog”, når de beskriver deres egen forskning. Nogle vil måske gå så langt som at sige, det er blevet en diskurs....
SOLIDARITIES projektet starter

SOLIDARITIES projektet starter

Hvem anser vi for at fortjene velfærdsstatens støtte og hvem ikke? Hvordan definerer vi hvem der bør inkluderes og hvem der bør ekskluderes fra velfærdsydelser? Hvordan definerer vi det implicitte ‘os’ og ‘dem’ i disse spørgsmål?...