Practices of facilitating travel & migration

This topic encompasses the activities of actors facilitating travel and migration. There are many different practices such as advertising, informing or advising on migration, promoting mobility, organising accommodations for travellers and transit migrants, falsifying documents, bribing authorities, recruiting workers or students, arranging marriages, selling tickets or issuing visa. Practices partly depend on the purpose and form of migration, which can be work, education and marriage migration, migration for health reasons, humanitarian resettlement and asylum seeking.

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Mail-Order Brides: Content Analysis of Eastern European Internet Marriage Agencies

Authors Yuliya Zabyelina
Year 2009
Journal Name SLOVO
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1 Journal Article

The Burden of Social Capital: Visa Overstaying Among Fujian Chinese Students in Japan

Authors Gracia Liu-Farrer
Year 2008
Journal Name SOCIAL SCIENCE JAPAN JOURNAL
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2 Journal Article

Textbox 4: Global Care Workers at the Interface of Migration and Development

Authors Jean D’Cunha
Book Title Global Perspectives on Migration and Development
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3 Book Chapter

Power, Stigma and Violence in Migration and Cross-Border Marriage

Authors Lucy Williams
Book Title Global Marriage
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4 Book Chapter

Philippine women on the move: Marriage across borders

Authors Andrea Lauser
Year 2008
Journal Name International Migration
Citations (WoS) 31
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5 Journal Article

The Mating Strategies and Mate Preferences of Mail Order Brides

Authors Bibiana Paez Minervini, Francis T. McAndrew
Year 2006
Journal Name Cross-Cultural Research
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6 Journal Article

Philippine women on the move: Marriage across borders

Authors Andrea Lauser
Year 2008
Journal Name International Migration
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7 Journal Article

Global care chains and emotional surplus value

Year 2000
Book Title On the edge. Living with global capitalism
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8 Book Chapter

Family Life in an Age of Migration and Mobility

Authors Ewa Palenga-Möllenbeck, Majella Kilkey
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9 Book

Justice and global care chains: Lessons from Singapore

Authors NS JECKER, Jacqueline J. Chin
Year 2019
Journal Name DEVELOPING WORLD BIOETHICS
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11 Journal Article

Global care chains and the spectral histories of care migration

Authors Ethel Tungohan
Year 2019
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARE AND CARING
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12 Journal Article

9/11 and International Student Visa Issuance

Authors Karin A. C. Johnson
Year 2018
Journal Name Journal of Studies in International Education
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13 Journal Article

Student-Migrant-Workers: Temporal aspects of precarious work and life in Finland

Authors Olivia Maury
Year 2017
Journal Name Nordic Journal of Migration Research
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14 Journal Article

‘Floods’ of migrants, flows of care: Between climate displacement and global care chains

Authors Nigel Clark, Giovanni Bettini
Year 2017
Journal Name The Sociological Review
Citations (WoS) 1
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15 Journal Article

Who cares for me? Grandparents, nannies and babysitters caring for children in contemporary Italy

Authors Raffaella Sarti
Year 2010
Journal Name PAEDAGOGICA HISTORICA
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16 Journal Article

Guestworkers in Europe: A Resurrection?

Authors Stephen Castles
Year 2006
Journal Name International Migration Review
Citations (WoS) 215
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17 Journal Article

Missing families and villages: the care deficit faced by rural left-behind children in China and its implications

Authors Ya Wen, Jingrong Xie
Year 2019
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARE AND CARING
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18 Journal Article

Production for export: the role of the state in the development and operation of global care chains

Authors Nicola Yeates
Year 2009
Journal Name Population, Space and Place
Citations (WoS) 26
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19 Journal Article

MAPPING ANOTHER DIMENSION OF A FEMINIST ETHICS OF CARE: FAMILY-BASED TRANSNATIONAL CARE

Authors Sheila M. Neysmith, Yanqiu Rachel Zhou
Year 2013
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FEMINIST APPROACHES TO BIOETHICS
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20 Journal Article

Defamilialization of Whom? Re-Thinking Defamilialization in the Light of Global Care Chains and the Transnational Circulation of Care

Authors Laura Merla, Florence Degavre
Book Title Family Life in an Age of Migration and Mobility
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21 Book Chapter

Perspectives on gender, migration and transnational work : joint work of social reproduction and care in Southern Europe

Authors Margarita BARANANO, Sabrina MARCHETTI
Year 2016
Journal Name Investigaciones feministas, 2016, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 57-74
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23 Journal Article

Transnationalism from Below: Evidence from Vietnam-Taiwan Cross-Border Marriages

Authors Daniele Belanger, Hong-Zen Wang
Year 2012
Journal Name Asian and Pacific Migration Journal
Citations (WoS) 10
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24 Journal Article

Alternative Approaches to the Governance of Transnational Labor Recruitment

Authors Patricia Pittman
Year 2016
Journal Name International Migration Review
Citations (WoS) 7
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25 Journal Article

Transnationalism from Below: Evidence from Vietnam-Taiwan Cross-Border Marriages

Authors Daniele Belanger, Hong-Zen Wang
Year 2012
Journal Name Asian and Pacific Migration Journal
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27 Journal Article

Marriage Migration Policy in South Korea: Social Investment beyond the Nation State

Authors Gyuchan Kim, Majella Kilkey
Year 2018
Journal Name International Migration
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28 Journal Article

Two Stops in Today's New Global Geographies Shaping Novel Labor Supplies and Employment Regimes

Authors S Sassen
Year 2008
Journal Name American Behavioral Scientist, 2014, Vol. 58, No. 12, pp. 1614-1633
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29 Journal Article

"Reverse Marriage Migration": A Case Study of Japanese Brides in Bali

Authors Mika Toyota, LL Thang
Year 2012
Journal Name Asian and Pacific Migration Journal
Citations (WoS) 4
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30 Journal Article

“We no longer fear brides from afar”: Marriage markets and gendered mobilities in rural Vietnam

Authors Danièle Bélanger, Guillaume Haemmerli
Year 2019
Journal Name Asian and Pacific Migration Journal
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31 Journal Article

Migration of Nigerians to Canada for Higher Education: Student Visa as a Pathway to Permanent Residence

Authors Charles Temitope Adeyanju, Olabimpe Ajoke Olatunji
Year 2021
Journal Name Journal of International Migration and Integration
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33 Journal Article

Factors of continuity of Goods Smuggling at the Border of Malaysia Sarawak (Lubok Antu) and Indonesia Kalimantan Barat (Badau)

Authors Julie Tay Gek Hsia, Gusni Saat
Year 2020
Journal Name AKADEMIKA
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34 Journal Article

Marriage Migration Policy as a Social Reproduction System: The South Korean Experience

Authors Majella Kilkey, Gyuchan Kim
Book Title Family Life in an Age of Migration and Mobility
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35 Book Chapter

Migration for love? Love and intimacy in marriage migration processes

Authors Wilasinee Pananakhonsab
Year 2019
Journal Name EMOTION SPACE AND SOCIETY
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37 Journal Article

Bio-smuggling in Turkey

Authors Ustuner Birben, Gokce Gencay
Year 2019
Journal Name Crime, Law & Social Change
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38 Journal Article

Why Migrant Smuggling Pays

Authors Khalid Koser, Khalid Koser
Year 2008
Journal Name International Migration
Citations (WoS) 35
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39 Journal Article

"Reverse Marriage Migration": A Case Study of Japanese Brides in Bali

Authors Mika Toyota, LL Thang
Year 2012
Journal Name Asian and Pacific Migration Journal
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40 Journal Article

Evaluating the Future of Uzbek Labour Migration

Authors Yan Matusevich
Year 2019
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41 Policy Brief

Marriage migration and integration

Authors Kaveri Qureshi
Year 2020
Journal Name Ethnic and Racial Studies
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42 Journal Article

Smuggling and the global firm

Authors Kate Gillespie
Year 2003
Journal Name Journal of International Management
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43 Journal Article

Human smuggling to and through Germany

Authors Matthias Neske
Year 2006
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
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44 Journal Article

Migrant Smuggling: A Social Business

Authors Thanos Maroukis, Anna Triandafyllidou
Book Title Migrant Smuggling
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45 Book Chapter

Community Dimensions of Smuggling: The Case of Afghanistan and Somalia

Authors Nassim Majidi
Year 2018
Journal Name The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
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46 Journal Article

Marriage, Migration and Gender

Authors Rajni Palriwala, Patricia Uberoi
Year 2008
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47 Book

Human Smuggling in Austria: A Comparative Analysis of Data on Smuggled Migrants from Former Yugoslavia and the Russian Federation

Authors Daniela Peterka-Benton
Year 2011
Journal Name International Migration Review
Citations (WoS) 2
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48 Journal Article

The Southeastern Mediterranean: The Greece-Turkey Irregular Migration System

Authors Thanos Maroukis, Anna Triandafyllidou
Book Title Migrant Smuggling
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50 Book Chapter

Migration Regimes and Policy Implications

Authors Lucy Williams
Book Title Global Marriage
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51 Book Chapter

Modeling migrant smuggling: Testing descriptive types against recent findings

Authors Veronika Bilger
Year 2018
Journal Name New Perspectives on Turkey
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52 Journal Article

Scrutinising the double disadvantage: knowledge production in the messy field of migrant smuggling

Authors Theodore Baird, Ilse van Liempt
Year 2016
Journal Name Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
Citations (WoS) 9
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53 Journal Article

Estimating price elasticities when there is smuggling: the sensitivity of smoking to price in Canada

Authors Jonathan Gruber, Anindya Sen, Mark Stabile
Year 2003
Journal Name Journal of Health Economics
Citations (WoS) 89
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54 Journal Article

PETTY SMUGGLING AS SOCIAL-JUSTICE - RESEARCH FINDINGS FROM THE BELIZE-MEXICO BORDER

Authors B WIEGAND
Year 1993
Journal Name SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC STUDIES
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56 Journal Article

Smuggling of Rohingyas from Myanmar to Malaysia: A Threat to Human Security

Authors Andika Ab Wahab, Aizat Khairi
Year 2020
Journal Name AKADEMIKA
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57 Journal Article

Reversal of the Gender Order? Male Marriage Migration to Germany by North African and Turkish Men: Consequences for Family Life, Work, and the Socialization of the Next Generation

Principal investigator Ursula Apitzsch (Principal Investigator)
Description
The planned study aims at the investigation of the phenomenon what is known as marriage migration (also called transnational marriage) to Germany by male Muslim migrants. By means of biographical narrative interviews with male migrants from North Africa and Turkey, the research project aims at dealing with the multidimensional and multifaceted character of male marriage migration to Germany. The subject male marriage migration can be approached from different perspectives and related aspects. In the frame of this research project, through a sampling which consists of married couples composed of a male migrant from one of the countries mentioned above and a female descendant of a migrant family with a residence permit in Germany, we want to consider this issue in all its complexity and implications regarding the debates on integration of the migrants, integration of male migrants into the labour market, gender relations and dynamics within the migrant family, and (un) chancing conceptions and visions of manhood in migration processes and the contestation/ negotiation of migrant masculinities. Regarding the studies of the last years it is noteworthy that all marriage migration studies are rather focussing on women as migrating subjects. Although it is noticed, too, that there are men as well migrating to their wives, there is no study focussing exclusively on migrating men in context of marriage. This fact may be - especially in Germany - an expression of the emotional public discussion concerning forced marriages. Nevertheless, the marriage migration of men is the desideratum of past and current marriage migration studies. This gap will be filled with the following research proposal. Our hypothesis is that women of the second or third generation of migrant families might be hoping for a realistic chance of founding a family and bringing up children through marrying a partner from the country of origin while they continue to work and remain the bread winners in the country of immigration and thus strengthen their autonomy (while their husbands are waiting for working permits and/or job opportunities and meanwhile have to take over care obligations within the family). In general, we want to show that male marriage migration can be seen both as "cause and the effect" of changing gender orders.
Year 2012
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59 Project

START SMUGGLING GOODS AND CURRENCY - DAMAGES AND REASONS

Authors Hossein Miri, Mohammad Ghasemi
Year 2019
Journal Name HUMANIDADES & INOVACAO
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61 Journal Article

A Bride Deficit and Marriage Migration in South Korea

Authors Seo-Young Cho
Year 2018
Journal Name International Migration
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63 Journal Article

Court decisions over marriage migration in Finland: a problem with transnational family ties

Authors Johanna Leinonen, Saara Pellander
Year 2014
Journal Name Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
Citations (WoS) 15
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64 Journal Article

DISTANCE ASSOCIATED WITH MARRIAGE MIGRATION IN A NORTHERN AND A SOUTHERN REGION OF BANGLADESH: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY

Authors Md Mizanur Rahman, Shamima Akter, Ataur Rahman
Year 2010
Journal Name JOURNAL OF BIOSOCIAL SCIENCE
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65 Journal Article

Small-scale smuggling in the borderland - How the smugglers legitimate the smuggling of alcohol to Norway

Authors Runar Doving, Randi Lavik
Year 2006
Journal Name TIDSSKRIFT FOR SAMFUNNSFORSKNING
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69 Journal Article

Illegal migration: What can we know and what can we explain? The case of Germany

Authors F Heckmann
Year 2004
Journal Name International Migration Review
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70 Journal Article

Trafficking in Human Beings

Authors Thanos Maroukis, Anna Triandafyllidou
Book Title Migrant Smuggling
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72 Book Chapter

Marriage Migration and Inequality in India, 1983-2008

Authors Smriti Rao, Kade Finnoff
Year 2015
Journal Name POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT REVIEW
Citations (WoS) 3
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73 Journal Article

Modeling migrant smuggling: Testing descriptive types against recent findings

Authors Veronika Bilger
Year 2018
Journal Name New Perspectives on Turkey
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74 Journal Article

The Criminalization of Human and Humanitarian Smuggling

Authors Scott Watson
Year 2015
Journal Name Migration, Mobility, & Displacement
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75 Journal Article

Marriage and Migration in Transitional China: A Field Study of Gaozhou, Western Guangdong

Authors C Cindy Fan, Ling Li
Year 2002
Journal Name Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space
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76 Journal Article

Mexico

Authors Gabriella SANCHEZ
Year 2018
Book Title Migrant smuggling data and research : a global review of the emerging evidence base
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77 Book Chapter

Indian Student Mobility in the UK: Opportunities and challenges

Authors Leonard WILLIAMS
Description
In recent years there has been an astronomical growth in the numbers of Indian students studying at UK universities. This paper situates this increase in relation to global and historical developments: the development of internationalization in education, liberalization in the economies of India and the UK as well as the centuries-old relationship between the two countries. Statistical data is examined in order to develop a picture of this group, followed by the results of a qualitative study which examined the motivations and experiences of Indian students currently studying, or who have recently finished their studies in the UK. The results speak to Bourdieu’s (1984) theories of cultural capital and illustrate that student migrants do not go to the UK just for study, but that they often have larger expectations from the trip, entwined with their own personal long term strategies. Finally, the data is used to critique current UK policy with regards to the student visa system.
Year 2012
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78 Report

Human Smuggling from/via North Africa and Turkey to Greece

Authors Thanos Maroukis, Anna Triandafyllidou
Book Title Migrant Smuggling
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79 Book Chapter

Marriage Migration in Asia: An Introduction

Authors Gavin W. Jones
Year 2012
Journal Name Asian and Pacific Migration Journal
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80 Journal Article

Marriage Migration in Asia: An Introduction

Authors Gavin W. Jones
Year 2012
Journal Name Asian and Pacific Migration Journal
Citations (WoS) 7
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81 Journal Article

The Americas

Authors Gabriella SANCHEZ
Year 2018
Book Title [Migration Policy Centre]
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83 Book Chapter

Measures to combat smuggling and corruption in the customs clearance of commercial goods in Ukraine

Authors Anatolii Kulish, Volodymyr Chumak, Roman Chernysh, ...
Year 2020
Journal Name AMAZONIA INVESTIGA
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84 Journal Article

Marriage at the intersection between tradition and globalization Turkish marriage migration between Emirdag and Belgium from 1989 to present

Authors C Timmerman, Ina Lodewyckx, Johan Wets
Year 2009
Journal Name HISTORY OF THE FAMILY
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85 Journal Article

How do smuggling and trafficking operate via irregular border crossings in the Middles East? Evidence from fieldwork in Turkey

Authors Ahmet Icduygu, Sule Toktas
Year 2002
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
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86 Journal Article

Migratory Trends and the ‘Turkish’ Community in London

Authors Saniye Dedeoglu
Book Title Migrants, Work and Social Integration
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87 Book Chapter

Marriage migration as happiness projects?: Africa-origin male marriage migrants’ experiences with marriage migration to Australia

Authors Henrike Hoogenraad
Year 2020
Journal Name Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
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90 Journal Article

Crossing the mountain and negotiating the border: Human smuggling in eastern Turkey

Authors Özge Biner
Year 2018
Journal Name New Perspectives on Turkey
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92 Journal Article

Trafficking within migrant smuggling operations: Are underage transporters ‘victims’ or ‘perpetrators’?

Authors Wayne Palmer, Antje Missbach
Year 2017
Journal Name Asian and Pacific Migration Journal
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94 Journal Article

Introducing Cross-Border Marriage Migration

Authors Lucy Williams
Book Title Global Marriage
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95 Book Chapter

How do Smuggling and Trafficking Operate via Irregular Border Crossings in the Middle East? Evidence from Fieldwork in Turkey

Authors Ahmet Icduygu, Sule Toktas
Year 2002
Journal Name International Migration
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96 Journal Article

Illegal Migration: What Can We Know And What Can We Explain? The Case of Germany1

Authors Friedrich Heckmann
Year 2006
Journal Name International Migration Review
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97 Journal Article

MAPS – Migrants And People Smugglers: A Comparative Study of Smuggling Networks in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Central American corridors

Description
To what extent is human smuggling a criminal enterprise driven by solidarity and cooperation? This is the question that my project “MAPS – Migrants And People Smugglers” addresses through a comparative study – of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Central American smuggling corridors. Having almost concluded my research in the Eastern Mediterranean corridor, the project will concentrate almost exclusively on the Central American route in order to identify similarities and differences in the organizational structures of smuggling networks, the smuggler-migrant relationship, and the profile of the facilitators. MAPS seeks to make a contribution to studies on Human Smuggling and Irregular Migration, where there is a keen interest in – yet still insufficient knowledge about – the interaction between migrants and facilitators and where criminological perspectives still dominate the debate. MAPS adopts a critical perspective and departs from the idea that smugglers obey only to a profit making logic. Inviting instead for a more complex understanding of their roles, it argues that human smuggling is embedded within ethnic networks and local economies, which are grounded on deep notions of solidarity and reciprocity. By expanding current knowledge around smuggling and its related policies, the project also aims to provide an empirical platform for policy engagement. In order to achieve its research aims, I will be based at the San Diego State University (SDSU), located at the proximities of the US/Mexican border and renown for being a centre of excellence on migratory trends from Central American. Here, I will be trained in Critical Criminology, Hispanic Studies and Social Network Analysis under the supervision of Prof Sheldon Zhang. Upon returning to my European host institution, the EUI, I will bring my new skills and further improve my policy and dissemination training under the supervision of Prof Triandafyllidou at the Cultural Pluralism Area of the GGP (EUI).
Year 2017
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Global Action to prevent and address Trafficking in Human beings and the smuggling of migrants

Description
The overall objective of the project is to prevent and address trafficking in persons (TIP) and the smuggling of migrants (SOM) by assisting selected partner countries in developing and implementing comprehensive national counter-trafficking and smuggling responses.
Year 2017
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