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‘Because Migri Says So’:
Legitimation in Negative Asylum Decisions in Finland

Law Review , vol. 92, no. 2, pp. 637-677. Mezzadra, S & Neilson, D 2013, Border as method, or, the multiplication of labour , Duke University Press, Durham, London. Millbank, J 2009, ‘The ring of truth: a case study of credibility assessment in particular social group refugee determinations’, International Journal of Refugee Law , vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 1-33. Noll, G 2006, ‘Asylum claims and the translation of culture into politics’, Texas International Law Journal , vol. 49, no. 491, pp. 491-502. Pellander, S 2015, ‘“An acceptable marriage

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Revisiting the Importance of Distance in Transnational Family Lives:
How and why Danish migrant parents transmit ‘Danishness’ to their children settled in Australia


In recent years, a body of research has aimed to ‘de-demonise’ distance in transnational family lives, arguing that transnational families compensate for physical co-presence with other means of caring and ‘being there’ for each other, particularly by way of new information and communication technologies (ICTs). Although many researchers claim to study transnational families, they mostly study the relationships between ageing parents in ‘home’ countries and the migrant son or daughter overseas. In this article, I propose to broaden that scope to include generations further apart too. In analysing how and why Danish migrant parents work to transmit their Danish culture and language to their children settled in Australia, I argue that geographical distance continues to matter, not least to the relationships between grandparents and grandchildren separated by this distance but also due to the complicated relationship between migrants and parents which is fostered by separation.

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Dual Citizenship in an Era of Securitisation:
The Case of Denmark

security in Europe. (82/March 2015). Available from: < >. Bernitz, H 2012, Country report: Sweden . EUDO Citizenship Observatory, European University Institute, Badia Fiesolana. Bloemraad, I 2004, ‘Who claims dual citizenship? The limits of postnationalism, the possibilities of transnationalism, and the persistence of traditionalism’, International Migration Review , vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 389-426, DOI:10.1111/j.1747-7379.2004.tb00203.x. Bloemraad, I, Korteweg, A & Yurdakul, G

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Negotiating Female Genital Cutting as a Difficult Characteristic in Kurdish National Identity

.02.2018]. The Parliament of Kurdistan Iraq 2011, Act No. 8 from 2011. The act of combating domestic violence in Kurdistan region - Iraq. Available from: < >. [Last accessed 15.5.2017]. UN High Commissioner for Refugees 2009, Guidance note on refugee claims relating to female genital mutilation . UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Geneva. WADI 2010, Female genital mutilation in Iraqi-Kurdistan: an empirical study by Wadi , Wadi – Association for crisis assistance and development co

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Urban land restitution in Cape Town: demanding the return of land rights in Constantia and Kensington/Ndabeni

: Cash as compensation in South African land restitution. In : Canadian Journal of African Studies, Vol. 38 (3), pp. 672-687. Buford, W. and Van der Merwe, H., 2004: Reparations in Southern Africa. In Cahiers d’études Africaines, 44 (1-2). Available at: reconciliation/reparationsinsouthernafrica.pdf. DoA: 16 January 2014 Carruthers, J., 2000: Urban Land Claims in South Africa: The Case of Lady Selborne Township, Pretoria, Gauteng. In : African Historical Review, Vol. 32 (1), pp. 23

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Risk of Malpractice Claims and Changes in Professional Autonomy: A Qualitative Study of Obstetrician-Gynaecologists in Switzerland


Based on interviews, this article explores how obstetrician-gynaecologists in Switzerland deal with and respond to the risk of malpractice claims. It describes the factors associated with the interviewees’ perceived increasing risk of litigation, as well as three attitudes towards the use of consent forms as a means of managing such a risk. This article suggests that the perceived risk of claims is closely linked to the physicians’ perception of how external regulation shapes their professional autonomy.

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Gender, Culture and Epistemic Injustice
The Institutional Logic in Assessment of Asylum Applications in Sweden

Press, Oxford, DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198237907.001.0001. Hall, S 1993, ‘Cultural identity and diaspora’, in Colonial discourse and post-colonial theory: a reader, eds P Williams, & L Chrisman, New York, Harvester Wheatsheaf pp. 392-403. Heger Boyle, E & Busse, E 2006, ‘Institutional vulnerability and opportunity. Immigration and America´s ‘war on terror´’, Law and Social Inquiry, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 947-974. LaViolette, N 2007, ‘Gender-related refugee claims: expanding the scope of the Canadian guidelines

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Providing rights through individual compassion
The ambivalent rights talk within refugee resettlement work

providers (delegations) and the right receivers (refugees)? Furthermore, we are interested in how the COP participants make claims for rights in this context. We start by giving an overview of what a COP is as well as provide a contextual understanding of the fieldwork. Then we move on to discuss the theoretical underpinnings of the study and elaborate upon the meaning of rights as socially constructed. Here, we will also discuss the contradiction between rights as universal and rights tied to citizenships and how this contradiction relates to the resettlement process. We

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Boundaries of National Belonging in Ingrian Finnish Return Migration
A Multi-level Perspective

1986 ’Extreme case formulations: A way of legitimizing claims. Human Studies’, vol. 9 no. 2-3: pp. 219-229, DOI: 10.1007/BF00148128. Tiaynen, T 2012, ’Iäkkäät inkeriläisnaiset rajalla. Neuvotteluja arjen kansalaisuudesta transnationaalissa tilassa (Elderly Ingrian women at the border. Negotiations over everyday citizenship in a transnational space)´, in Monikulttuurisuuden sukupuoli: kansalaisuus ja erot hyvinvointiyhteiskunnassa, eds S Keskinen, J Vuori & A Hirsiaho, Tampere University Press, Tampere pp. 206-231. Tsuda, T 2003

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Closer to the Truth:
DNA profiling for family reunification and the rationales of immigration policy in Finland

governance of DNA profiling and databasing , Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. Holland, E 2011, ‘Moving the virtual border to the cellular level: mandatory DNA testing and the U.S. Refugee Family Reunification Program’, California Law Review , vol. 99, no. 6, pp. 1635-1681. Honahan, I 2009, ‘Reconsidering the claim to family reunification in migration’, Political Studies , vol. 57, no. 4, pp. 768-787. Hyusmans, J 2000, ‘The European Union and the securitization of migration’, Journal of Common Market Studies , vol. 38

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