International migration to Australia is complex, with a number of factors contributing to those that stay and those who leave. Despite a sustained increase in the number of Singapore-born individuals in Australia, this population has generally been overlooked in studies on international migrants and settlement. Australia is no stranger to migrant populations, with almost half of Australia’s population comprising of immigrants or are children of immigrants (Hugo, 2014a). Immigrants are defined
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In this article, I study the quilting practice of Barbara James to investigate the making of serial migrant subjects. Serial migrants are not from a single place, nor do they travel in the same direction (Ossman 2004). They have moved beyond a first experience of immigration and in so doing, step beyond the home/host dualities of immigration. One might see the project of following their paths as a move from accounts of the creative, imaginative ‘third space’ produced by immigrants’ arrival in
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, directed at both fellow migrants and host community:
It is not at all inconceivable that the rhetoric of Italian civilizing missions in Africa ameliorated immigrant self-consciousness, as well as informed a concerted effort to impress American detractors who questioned the racial suitability of Italians. (Vellon 2014, p. 47)
In this atmosphere, the 1896 battle of Adwa, where the Ethiopian army defeated the Italian troops and halted the conquest of the region for decades, catalysed much of the
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contribute to the strong societal impact of migrant aesthetics and narratives, but they also serve to explain the need for them as such, and the need to reexamine them. More than ever, we need to understand the experiences of exiles, migrants and refugees. The objective of this special issue is therefore to examine textual, material and visual expressions that represent, discuss and problematise migration.
Recent decades have also seen a scholarly reconsideration of questions related to mobilities and
Anje Müller Gjesdal,
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from the respondents that in itself could lead to potential problems with validity and reliability, especially when networks are too big and respondents purposely obliterate data, due to tiredness and boredom (Eddens and Fagan, 2018).
In this paper, we explore four contributions related to the use of network visualization in the context of data collection, based on our study on a group of highly skilled migrants living in Spain (n = 95). First, we explore a procedure in which network
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