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Forced Entanglements: Stories of Expulsion, Sovereign Power and Bare Life

. Schmitt, Carl. 2006. Nomos of the Earth in the International Law of the Jus Publicum Europaeum, trans. G.L.Ulmen. Telos Press Publishing. Woolley, Agnes. 2017. “Narrating the ‘Asylum Story’: Between Literary and Legal Storytelling”, Interventions, 19:3, 376-394, http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/21157/1/21157.pdf , accessed November 2019. Secondary Literature Augenauf. 2010. http://www.augenauf.ch/dossiers/70-ausschaffungen/125-joseph-ndukaku-chiakwa-alias-alex-khamma.html , accessed on April 2, 2018. Federal Act on Foreign Nationals. 1995. Articles 69

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Contemporary Religiosity and the Absence of Solidarity With Those in Need

under the age of 18 years. Eight million of them come from Syria and Afghanistan. The vast majority of refugees, according to the statistics – 86% – live in developing regions See http://www.unhcr.org/figures-at-a-glance.html (accessed 2/6/2018); https://www.amnesty.org/en/what-we-do/refugees-asylum-seekers-and-migrants/ (accessed 2/6/2018). ; hence, Europe is faced only with a small percentage of those in urgent need. And yet it has shown itself unable to find a common approach to help that would come out of the values on which the European Union is based

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Secular Formatting of the Sacred: Human Rights and the Question of Secularization and Re-Sacralization

been willing to take the consequences by giving the refugees asylum in respect of human rights. Similar questions of credibility can be raised in the case of Syria and other conflicts where human rights language was involved. I am afraid that the same duplicitous grammar applies to the ideal construction of human rights suggested by Joas. In my opinion, this is not a big problem as long as we discuss human rights as an expression of minimal moral and juridical standards, the “power of the powerless” in a world of suffering and suppression. However, as soon as human

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Anti-Islamism without Moslems: Cognitive Frames of Czech Antimigrant Politics

[CZSO] 2016 ). One finds similar low numbers when one looks at the number of asylum seekers and those granted asylum in the Czech Republic. As Table 1 shows, the number of people granted asylum actually sunk in the period 2004–13 and it did not increase much ever since. Table 1 Asylum seekers in the Czech Republic, 2004–15 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 5.459 4.021 3.016 1.878 1.656 1,258 833 756 753 707 1.156 1.245 Note: Number for 2015 refers only to

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»The Long Line They Must Make in the Night«: Performative Realism in the Italian State’s Relations with Outsiders

Greek Asylum Procedure«, in: Political and Legal Anthropology Review 35 (2012), pp. 11–29; Matthew Cameron: »From ›Queue Jumpers‹ to ›Absolute Scum of the Earth‹. Refugee and Organised Criminal Deviance in Australian Asylum Policy«, in: Australian Journal of Politics and History 59 (2013), pp. 241–259; Mark Graham: »Emotional Bureaucracies. Emotions, Civil Servants, and Immigrants in the Swedish Welfare State«, in: Ethos. Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology 30 (2002), pp. 199–226; Oded Korczyn: »Where Governmentality Ends. Border Control Officers and

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“This is a Controlled Invasion”: The Czech President Miloš Zeman’s Populist Perception of Islam and Immigration as Security Threats

the individual election statistics. From among a total of 31 subjects running for the election, almost half built their program solely upon the refusal of immigration or it was one of their strongest program points. These parties ran >2,200 candidates, which – in terms of the proportion between the number of accepted asylum applications from the beginning of the year to the end of 2017 (which was 125 including subsidiary protection) – makes up a ratio of 18 candidates for every asylum seeker. Although the vast majority of these parties was wholly unsuccessful, and

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Securitization of the Migration Crisis and Islamophobic Rhetoric: The 2016 Slovak Parliamentary Elections as a Case Study

per 1,000 inhabitants ( Eurostat 2018 ). To illustrate my point, the following two graphs show the development of applications for asylum numbers (Graph 1) and approved applications (Graph 2). Graph 1 Application of asylum seekers Source: Authors graph based on statistics by Ministry of Interior of Slovak Republic Graph 2 Numbers of received asylum application Source: Authors graph based on statistics by Ministry of Interior of Slovak Republic The last point mentioned above stresses the migration crisis as a part of the public and

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Litigious Paranoia: Sense of Justice, Bureaucracy, and Media

quarreler was first observed, namely in Prussia. Later, in the last quarter of the 19th century, psychiatry took an enhanced hold of querulency in the process of establishing itself academically by creating professorships and expanding psychiatric asylums in Germany. The intensive investigation of querulency as a mental illness came at the same time as the extensive institutional expansion of the discipline psychiatry in Germany, starting in the 1870s. Eric J. Engstrom: »Assembling Professional Selves. On Psychiatric Instruction in Imperial Germany«, in: Eric J. Engstrom

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Desperately Seeking Understanding: A New Perspective on Multiculturalism

North Africa, namely, from Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia, as well as from the former Southern Sahara colonies, rushed to France. This country, with the most significant number of Muslims, constitutes a separate case because its immigrant population grew up not only because of the immigrants seeking work after World War II; after the end of the Algerian War of Independence (1954–1962), hundreds of thousands of Algerians who fought on the side of France were granted asylum. The Muslim population has since expanded through legal birthrights, illegal entrants, and cases

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Islamophobia Without Muslims? The “Contact Hypothesis” as an Explanation for Anti-Muslim Attitudes – Eastern European Societies in a Comparative Perspective

Theories need to be tested against empirical evidence. For this purpose, we exploit the European Social Survey (2014) . Since 2002, the European Social Survey Program conducts public opinion polls every 2 years. Every round of the ESS includes repeated questions and up to three topic-orientated modules. The seventh round of the European Social Survey (2014) sheds light on questions that relate to immigration and asylum issues. Therefore, it offers a unique opportunity to study the social–psychological determinants of rejective attitudes toward Muslim immigrants in a

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