Mobility and Politics – New Series

Mobility & Politics – a new thematic series, edited by Martin Geiger, Parvati Raghuram and William Walters.

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MOBILITY & POLITICS A New Series from Palgrave Pivot

Series Editors: Martin GEIGER, Carleton University – Parvati RAGHURAM, Open University – William WALTERS, Carleton University

Human mobility, whatever its scale, is often controversial. Hence it carries with it the potential for politics. A core feature of mobility politics is the tension between the desire to maximize the social and economic benefits of migration, and pressures to restrict movement. Transnational communities, global instability, advances in transportation and communication, and concepts of ‘smart borders’ and ‘migration management’ are just a few of the phenomena transforming the landscape of migration today. The tension between openness and restriction raises important questions about how different types of policies and politics come to life and influence mobility. Mobility & Politics invites original, theoretically and empirically informed studies for academic and policy-oriented debates. Authors examine issues such as refugees and displacement, migration and citizenship, security and cross- border movements, (post-)colonialism and mobility, and transnational movements and cosmopolitics.

Mobility & Politics invites original, theoretically and empirically informed studies for academic and policy-oriented debates. Authors examine issues such as refugees and displacement, migration and citizenship, security and cross-border movements, (post-)colonialism and mobility, and transnational movements and cosmopolitics.

Submissions to Mobility & Politics are ideally between 25,000 and 50,000 words and will be published within 3 months after peer review and acceptance of the final manuscript. Authors interested in submitting a proposal are welcome to contact the series editors ( mpp.series@gmail.com) or Christina M Brian (c.brian@palgrave.com).

Global Advisory Board: Michael COLLYER, University of Sussex; Susan B. COUTIN, University of California, Irvine; Raúl DELGADO WISE, University of Zacatecas; Nicholas DE GENOVA, Goldsmiths, University of London; Eleonore KOFMAN, Middlesex University; Rey KOSLOWSKI, State University of New York; Loren B. LANDAU, Wits University; Sandro MEZZADRA, University of Bologna; Alison MOUNTZ, Wilfrid Laurier University; Brett NEILSON, University of Western Sydney; Antoine PÉCOUD, University Paris 13; Ranabir SAMADDAR, Calcutta Research Group; Nandita SHARMA, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Tesfaye TAFESSE, Addis Ababa University; Thanh-Dam TRUONG, Erasmus University

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