The invisibility bargain : governance networks and migrant human security / Jeffrey D. Pugh. [electronic resource]
- New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2021.
- Oxford scholarship online.
Oxford scholarship online
1 online resource (296 pages) : illustrations (black and white, and colour).
- Refugees -- Colombia -- Social conditions.
Refugees -- Ecuador -- Social conditions.
Colombians -- Ecuador -- Social conditions.
Refugees -- Social networks -- Case studies.
Human security -- Ecuador.
Social sciences -- Network analysis.
Ecuador -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Ecuador -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
- In an era of mass migration and restrictive responses, this text seeks to understand how migrants negotiate their place in the receiving society and adapt innovative strategies to integrate, participate, and access protection. Their acceptance is often contingent on the expectation that they contribute economically to the host country while remaining politically and socially invisible. These unwritten expectations, which this book calls the 'invisibility bargain,' produce a precarious status in which migrants' visible differences or overt political demands on the state may be met with a hostile backlash from the host society.
- Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on January 14, 2021).
Also issued in print: 2021.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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