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Introduction

Maggie O'Neill

in Asylum, migration and community

Published by Policy Press

Published in print September 2010 | ISBN: 9781847422231
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447301516 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781847422231.003.0001
Introduction

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This chapter looks at asylum, community, and migration, which are the primary topics of the book. Concepts including humiliation, social exclusion, community, and inclusion are discussed. The asylum–migration–community nexus and the asylum–migration nexus and its legal context are introduced and studied in detail. The ‘deviant other’ and asylum are examined in one section. The chapter then provides a summary of the following chapters and divides them into three main categories: theory, methodology, and performative praxis or purposeful knowledge.

Keywords: asylum; community; migration; asylum–migration–communitity; asylum–migration nexus; deviant other; humiliation; theory; methodology; performative praxis

Chapter.  9884 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Migration Studies

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