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Place, space and discourse
Editors: Christine Agius and Dean Keep

Identity is often regarded as something that is possessed by individuals, states, and other agents. In this edited collection, identity is explored across a range of approaches and under-explored case studies with a view to making visible its fractured, contingent, and dynamic features. The book brings together themes of belonging and exclusion, identity formation and fragmentation. It also examines how identity functions in discourse, and the effects it produces, both materially and in ideational terms. Taking in case studies from Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America, the various chapters interrogate identity through formal governing mechanisms, popular culture and place. These studies demonstrate the complex and fluid nature of identity and identity practices, as well as implications for theorising identity.

The limits of the EU’s external dimension of migration in Africa

African governments to engage in regional migration dialogue has been driven by the recognition that prospects for successful regional integration are strongly linked to both intra-­regional and international migration dynamics. As such, ECOWAS has tended to focus on the linkages between migration, development and regional integration (Gnisci, 2008: 106). Although there are some differences in the various emerging agendas on the continent, some common factors characterise the African position on migration. Firstly, the role of EU/European influence in the formulation of

in The European Union in Africa

:4–5 (2014), 476–487. 5 C. Doyle and R. McAreavey, ‘Possibilities for change? Diversity in post-conflict Belfast’, City 18:4–5 (2014), 466–475. 6 Ibid. 7 Census 2011, ‘Ethnicity, identity, language and religion – economic activity by main language’, , accessed 26 January 2019. 8 E. Morawska, ‘Studying international migration in the long(er) and short(er) durée’, International Migration Institute Working Papers Series 44 (Oxford: International

in Immigrants as outsiders in the two Irelands

understood), the primacy of unionism and nationalism must be confronted in the public sphere. There needs to be more statutory support for grassroots organising and minority-led civil society to address this democratic deficit. Notes 1 G. Fegan and D. Marshall, Long-Term International Migration Statistics 2006–07 (Belfast: Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, 2008), p. 3. 2 Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, Census 2011: Key Statistics for

in Immigrants as outsiders in the two Irelands

and discriminatory practices on the part of employers. Notes * My thanks to Pierce Parker for careful and systematic research assistance with the data analysis. 1 OECD, International Migration Outlook 2015 (Paris: OECD, 2015), p. 79. 2 P. O’Connell and O. Kenny, ‘Employment and integration’, in A. Barrett, F. McGinnity and E. Quinn (eds), Annual Monitoring Report on Integration 2016 (Dublin: ESRI, 2018), pp.18–21. 3 B. Chiswick, ‘The effect of Americanization on the earnings of foreign-born men’, Journal of Political Economy , 86

in Immigrants as outsiders in the two Irelands

’, Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice (February 2007), 11 OECD, International Migration Outlook (Paris: OECD, 2007) 12 T. Fahey and B. Fanning, ‘Immigration and Socio-Spatial Segregation in Dublin: 1996–2006’, Urban Studies 47.8 (2010),1625–1642 13 H.O. Duleep and M.C. Rogers, The Elusive Concept of Immigrant Quality: Evidence from 1970–1990 (Bonn: Forshunginstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit/Institute for the Study of Labour, 2000) 14 T. Modood et al., Ethnic Minorities in Britain 15 G. Picot, F. Hou and S. Columbe, ‘Poverty Dynamics among Recent Immigrants to

in Immigration and social cohesion in the Republic of Ireland
The case of Lebanon’s naturalised Palestinians

: Reflections on the Mechanisms that Cement Their Persistent Poverty.” Refugee Survey Quarterly 31 (1): 34–53. Hanafi, S. and T. Long. 2010. “Governance, Governmentalities, and the State of Exception in the Palestinian Refugee camps of Lebanon.” Journal of Refugee Studies 23 (2): 134–59. Heater, D. 2004. A Brief History of Citizenship. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Hourani, G. G. and Sensenig-Dabbous, E. 2012. “Naturalized Citizens: Political Participation, Voting Behavior, and Impact on Elections in Lebanon (1996–2007).” Journal of International Migration and

in The politics of identity
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Europe and its Muslim minorities

-free mortgage: the bank does not loan money to the buyer, but buys the property or object from the seller, then re-sells it to the property buyer at a profit. The latter reimburses the bank in instalments. More to the point, according to the Global Commission on International Migration, in the year 2000 some 86 million of the world’s migrants were economically active – over half of all migrants. Those in Europe contributed billions of euros to the economic outputs of their host countries.34 It was found in Britain that on balance immigration contributes to the state more than

in Haunted presents

Social and Economic Analysis, Dublin: Stationery Office. O’Connell, Donncha and Smith, Ciara (2003), ‘Citizenship and the Irish Constitution’, in Fraser, Ursula and Harvey, Colin (eds), Sanctuary in Ireland: Perspectives on Asylum Law and Policy, Dublin: Institute of Public Administration. O’Connell, Phillip and McGinnity, Frances (2008) Immigrants at Work: Ethnicity and Nationality in the Irish Labour Market Dublin: ESRI. OECD (2007) International Migration Outlook, Paris: OECD. O’Sullivan, Denis (2005) Cultural Politics and Irish Education since the 1950’s: Policies

in From prosperity to austerity

an Emigration Context .” New York University Law Review 81 : 11–58 . Bauböck , Rainer . 2003 . “ Towards a Political Theory of Migrant Transnationalism .” International Migration Review 37 ( 3 ): 700–723 . Bauböck , Rainer . 2007 . “ Stakeholder Citizenship and Transnational Political Participation .” Fordham Law Review 75 : 2393–2447 . Bauböck

in Democratic inclusion