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Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education

2008

Migration, Racism & Globalisation

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Globalisation And Migrant Labour In A 'Rainbow Nation': A Fortress South, Nicos Trimikliniotis Sep 2008

Globalisation And Migrant Labour In A 'Rainbow Nation': A Fortress South, Nicos Trimikliniotis

Nicos Trimikliniotis

Outside southern Africa little attention has been given to the lively debates, particularly within South Africa, about migration, economic integration, racism/xenophobia and exclusion. After the collapse of apartheid the Southern African Development Community (sadc) developed initiatives on regional co-operation on population movement in a far-reaching 1995 Draft Protocol on Free Movement. However, the post-apartheid South African state was concerned solely with free trade and, with the support of other regional players, managed to halt the Protocol. The processes of neoliberal regional integration, socioeconomic transformations, poverty and inequality, as well as the political turmoil in countries of the sub-Saharan region ...


Migration States Or States Of Exception? Social Movements Confront Authoritarian Statism, Nicos Trimikliniotis Dec 2007

Migration States Or States Of Exception? Social Movements Confront Authoritarian Statism, Nicos Trimikliniotis

Nicos Trimikliniotis

-Introduction -Defining the State -Europeanisation and the State -The Emergent Migration State -The Centrality of the Border: Migration and the State of Exception -Revisiting the ‘Agency versus Structure’ Debate -Migrants against the State of Exception ----Link: http://www.kora.metu.edu.tr/glomig/GLOMIG_Conference_Proceedings_Book.pdf Introduction If we are to address thoroughly an issue as complex as migration, we are forced to examine closely how the methods for controlling migration are being reformulated. The focus of our paper is primarily the European context, but the ideas and processes have a much wider scope. In an era that is characterised by ...