Refuge: Canada’s Journal on Refugees
A reminder for the Call for Papers for special issue Racialized Refuge, Reception Contexts and the Status-Labelling Space
co-edited by Christopher Kyriakides, Dina Taha, Rodolfo R. Torres Carlo Handy Charles
This special issue, https://refuge.journals.yorku.ca/index.php/refuge/announcement/view/172 covers a large number of themes such as:
- Nationalism, immigration and racialized belonging
- Racialized securitization
- Racialized crisis: Refugee crisis or nation-state crisis?
- War on Terror, islamophobia and anti-immigration
- The carceral state
- Border walls and American Greatness
- Canadian multiculturalism
- Fortress Europe
- The colonizer and the colonized
- Reception contexts of the ‘Global South’ and ‘Global East’
- Imperial interventions, infrastructures and racialized refugee production
- Villanization and victimization
- Subjects of Force: War, violence and conflict constructs
- ‘Welfare’ states and ‘asylum cheats’
- Trauma narratives: Medicalization and psychologization
- The role of ‘meaning-makers’in racialized label production (e.g. media, politicians, NGOs, international institutions, social media participants,etc.)
- Racialized label contestation, subversion, inversion, resistances
- The racialized ‘refugee industry’
- Power, hegemony and the racialized construction of law
- The language politics of racialized representation
The deadline to submit papers is on February 1st, 2018.
Please carefully read the author guidelines prior to submission.
Papers will first undergo an editorial review, followed by a double blind peer review. Expected publication date: early 2019.
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