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Essential Readings for World Refugee Day

June 20th is recognized by the UN as World Refugee Day to bring awareness to the plight of millions of refugees throughout the world and also to celebrate their strength and perseverance. Berghahn Books is pleased to offer a selection of our Open Access titles on Refugee and Migration Studies. Berghahn Journals is also offering free access to related articles and special issues. See below for details.


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ENDURING UNCERTAINTY
Deportation, Punishment and Everyday Life
Ines Hasselberg

“[Hasselberg’s] findings are rooted in complex theory, but the lengthy quotations, short sentence structures, and logical chapter sequence make the book accessible beyond academic audiences. It is recommended reading for anyone wanting to better understand what life is like at the extreme end of exclusionary citizenship practices…a deeply moving account about bodies caught in limbo by bureaucratic border policies.” · International Migration Review

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GERMANY ON THEIR MINDS
German Jewish Refugees in the United States and Their Relationships with Germany, 1938–1988
Anne C. Schenderlein

“This is a solid, comprehensive study of German-Jewish refugees in the United States, especially in Los Angeles and New York. It is probing and judicious.” • Michael A. Meyer, Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion

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OPENING UP THE UNIVERSITY
Teaching and Learning with Refugees
Edited by Céline Cantat, Ian M. Cook, and Prem Kumar Rajaram
Afterword by John Clarke

“This compelling edited collection draws on a range of contributors working within different contexts to in order to push the boundaries of existent debates and discourses in the field. I found it moving, thought-provoking, and inherently ethical in its framing.” • Jacqueline Stevenson, University of Leeds

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REFUGEES ON THE MOVE
Crisis and Response in Turkey and Europe
Edited by Erol Balkan and Zümray Kutlu Tonak

“This is a well-crafted mix of broad considerations of the production of the refugee, as well as contextualized and detailed considerations of refugees in two especially important regions.” • Chaise LaDousa, Hamilton College, New York

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UN-SETTLING MIDDLE EASTERN REFUGEES
Regimes of Exclusion and Inclusion in the Middle East, Europe, and North America
Edited by Marcia C. Inhorn and Lucia Volk

“The book offers an important and much-needed contribution to the anthropological literature on displacement and humanitarianism, as well as to the interdisciplinary study of Middle Eastern refugees… it addresses an important gap in both academic and public debates on its subject matter in an eloquent and powerful way.” • Secil Dagtas, University of Waterloo

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Forthcoming Available in July 2022

TANGLED MOBILITIES
Places, Affects, and Personhood across Social Spheres in Asian Migration
Edited by Asuncion Fresnoza-Flot and Gracia Liu-Farrer

The emotional, social, and economic challenges faced by migrants and their families are interconnected through complex decisions related to mobility. Tangled Mobilities examines the different crisscrossing and intersecting mobilities in the lives of Asian migrants, their family members across Asia and Europe, and the social spaces connecting these regions. In exploring how the migratory process unfolds in different stages of migrants’ lives, the chapters in this collected volume broaden perspectives on mobility, offering insight into the way places, affects, and personhood are shaped by and connected to it.


Berghahn Journals

Berghahn Journals is offering free access to related articles and special issues from the following journals, including Migration and Society, until June 27.

A Part of the Berghahn Open Anthro Collection
MIGRATION AND SOCIETY

The Role of “Voluntariness” in the Governance of Migration (Vol. 5)

The Stakes of Sanctuary (Vol. 4)


Recentering the South in Studies of Migration (Vol. 3)


African-European Trajectories of Im/mobility Exploring Entanglements of Experiences, Legacies, and Regimes of Contemporary Migration (Vol. 2)


Hospitality and Hostility Towards Migrants: Global Perspectives (Vol. 1)

View the full list here.


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