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Migrants Migratory Justice Psychoanalysis Scapegoating Sociology

Scapegoating of People and Groups

In this tenth blog post, I depart from the analyzes by René Girard (1988, 1997, 2001) and Levine (2011) to reflect upon the scapegoat dynamics that affect individuals and groups – in a spectrum that ranges from particular family dynamics that exclude certain individuals, unfavorable school and work contexts, to the social exclusion of entire […]

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journalism Media Migrants Migration governance Migratory Justice Non classé

The new migratory flux from East Timor to Portugal: a police news?

Last September, I started to notice the first news about the rapid increase in the number of arrivals from East Timor, followed by the identification of some immigrants living and working in poor conditions in agricultural zones of Alentejo (south of Portugal)[1]. I’m not sure if the arrival of three thousand East Timorese people between […]

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Climate change Climate Migrants Climate Refugees Common Home IOM Migratory Justice

Our Common Home: The New Juridico-Political Category of ‘Climate Refugees’

In this fifth blog post, I will examine IOM’s – International Organization for Migration recurrent stance on how more measures are needed to protect climate migrants and climate refugees around the world and its relationships with both new research lines on climate migrants being created and developed by migration research institutes around the globe (from […]

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