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Editorial: The meaning of migration

Moore, Kerry 2015. Editorial: The meaning of migration. JOMEC Journal (7) , pp. 1-6.

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Abstract

This is the editorial for the ‘Meaning of Migration’ issue of JOMEC Journal, June 2015. It provides a rationale for its focus upon investigating the meaning of migration in the current conjuncture, indicating how existing work on migration in relation to media coverage, political agendas and humanitarianism informs this focus. It makes a case for the inherently political nature of migration as an unfixed, contested and continually reinvented concept conditioned by multiple specific, local and transnational heterogeneous contexts. The editorial also explains the development of this special issue from the ‘Meaning of Migration’ conference held in Cardiff in April 2014 and suggests that the articles included represent a valuable and diverse set of current and future research trajectories for critical migration research.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Publisher: Cardiff University Press
ISSN: 2049-2340
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2017 13:11
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/75152

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