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Asylum-migration-community nexus

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/9781847422231.003.0003
Asylum-migration-community nexus

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This chapter examines the asylum–migration–community nexus as it is experienced in the United Kingdom (UK) within the context of globalisation. The various concepts and understandings of ‘community’ are viewed in the context of wider historical and social processes. The discussion also references Yar's recognitive-theory community and Nancy's concepts of the ‘inoperative community’ and ‘being singular plural’.

Keywords: asylum–migration–community; community; recognitive theory; inoperative community; being singular plural

Chapter.  11373 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Migration Studies

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