Mobilities, Knowledge, and Social Justice

Mobilities, Knowledge, and Social Justice

by Suzan Ilcan


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ISBN-13: 9780773541757
Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date: 10/01/2013
Pages: 526
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.40(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Mobilities, Knowledge, and Social Justice Suzan Ilcan 3

Part 1 Frames of Belonging

1 Contending Frames of 'Security' and 'Citizenship': Lebanese Dual Nationals during the 2006 Lebanon War Daiva Stasiulis 25

2 Knowledge, Gender, and Changing Mobility Regimes: Women Migrants in Europe Eleonore Kofman Parvati Raghuram 59

3 Mundane Cosmopolitanism, Mobility, and Social Justice: A Neo-Durkheimian Approach Ronjon Paul Datta 76

4 Integrating High-Tech Immigrants and Temporary Workers in Canada's New Economy: Structural Limitations to Mobilities Lloyd Wong Karl Froscbauer 103

Part 2 Governance and Expertise

5 Mobility Regimes: The Short Life and Times of North America's Security and Prosperity Partnership Janine Brodie 131

6 Mobile Citizens, Risky Subjects: Security Knowledge at the Border Kim Rygiel 152

7 Paradoxes of Humanitarian Aid: Mobile Populations, Biopolitical Knowledge, and Acts of Social Justice in Osire Refugee Camp Suzan Ilcan 177

8 Payday Loans: Assembling the Immobile Subject of Fringe Credit Rob Aitken 207

9 Geographical Indications, Mobility, and Identity Daniel Gorman 227

Part 3 Counter-Movements

10 Justice for Migrants: Mobilizing a Rights-Based Understanding of Migration Tanya Basok Nicola Piper 255

11 Critical Mass, Global Mobilities, and the Haudenosaunee: Struggles for Cultural Autonomy William D. Coleman Theresa McCarthy 277

12 International Copyright Law, Access to Knowledge, and Social Justice Myra Tawfik 300

13 ICTs as a Catalyst for Social Justice? A Capabilities Perspective Daniel J. Paré Sandra Smeltzer 320

14 Mobilizing for Development: Promises, Perils, and Policy Implications of M4D Leslie Regan Shade 340

15 Symbolic Knowledge Mobilities and Biopolitical Governmentalities of Resistance of Solomon Islands' Pipol Fastaem Anita Lacey 361

16 Mobility, Human Rights Activism, and International Intervention in Darfur Amanda Grzyb 377

Afterword Suzan Ilcan 397

References 407

Acknowledgments 489

Contributors 491

Index 493

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