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Migration, mobilities and movement

UK flag surrounded by smoke

Thom Brooks looks at the need for a new Citizenship Test in the UK and exposes the flaws in the current system. …Read more

Refugee camp .
by Sarah Adjekum  |  11th April 2022

Sarah Adjekum considers the recent media coverage of Ukrainian refugees which betrays an underlying difference in attitude towards refugees from Africa and the Middle East. Discourse on Ukrainian refugees frames ‘Other’ (non-White) refugees as threats in waiting, and in turn influences how Western nations frame their response to refugees and increase restriction on their rights.…Read more

Cranes flying in the sunset

Colin Yeo, author of 'Refugee Law', considers the UK government’s ‘bespoke’ scheme for those fleeing Ukraine in the context of previous responses to refugee crises going back to WW1. …Read more

Sheila Peace, author of The Environments of Ageing: Space, Place and Materiality, calls for more attention to be paid to the interaction between global challenges and population ageing. …Read more

Ships in port.
by Melissa Marschke and Peter Vandergeest  |  18th February 2022

Melissa Marschke and Peter Vandergeest expose the impact of the pandemic on the already vulnerable workers on industrial fishing boats.…Read more

Reflection of people and a busy street in a window.
by Elizabeth Kiely and Katharina Swirak  |  10th February 2022

Elizabeth Kiely and Katharina Swirak draw our critical attention to the steady creep of crime-control discourses and logics into so-called social policies, in projects of welfare reform, urban policy making, family interventions and rehabilitation strategies.…Read more

Map of world with pins in Europe
by Morena Tartari  |  8th February 2022

Morena Tartari outlines her experiences as a lone parent and transnational researcher during the pandemic, and the structural inequalities she faced.…Read more

Pregnant women holding stomach.

A profile of Project MAMA, the Bristol-based charity for migrant parents-to-be that Bristol University Press has been supporting throughout 2021. …Read more

by Rianne Dekker Caroline Oliver and Karin Geuijen  |  8th December 2021

Rianne Dekker, Caroline Oliver and Karin Geuijen explore the issues in their Policy & Politics article 'Can community involvement policies mitigate NIMBYism and local opposition to asylum seeker centres?'…Read more

Read Heaven Crawley’s response to the refugee dinghy disaster in the Channel and download her ebook Unravelling Europe’s ‘Migration Crisis’ for free. …Read more