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Triandafyllidou Anna (Editor), "Migration and Pandemics", Springer Nature, 2022, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-81210-2, License:

This open access book discusses the socio-political context of the COVID-19 crisis and questions the management of the pandemic emergency with special reference to how this affected the governance of migration and asylum. The book offers critical insights on the impact of the pandemic on migrant workers in different world regions including North America, Europe and Asia. The book addresses several categories of migrants including medical staff, farm labourers, construction workers, care and domestic workers and international students. It looks at border closures for non-citizens, disruption for temporary migrants as well as at special arrangements made for essential (migrant) workers such as doctors or nurses as well as farmworkers, ‘shipped’ to destination with special flights to make sure emergency wards are staffed, and harvests are picked up and the food processing chain continues to function. The book illustrates how the pandemic forces us to rethink notions like membership, citizenship, belonging, but also solidarity, human rights, community, essential services or ‘essential’ workers alongside an intersectional perspective including ethnicity, gender and race.


Open Access, Covid-19 Pandemic And Migration, Managing Migration During A Pandemic Crisis, Border Control At A Time Of Pandemic, Essential Migrant Workers In The Usa, Migrant Nurses And Doctors Under The Pandemic, Vulnerability And Resilience In The Covid-19 Crisis, Migrant Domestic And Care Workers In The Usa, Return Migration From The Gulf Region, International Students During The Pandemic Crisis, International Students In Australia, International Students In The United Kingdom, Returning Asylum Seekers In The Middle East, Essential Migrant Farmworkers In Spain And Italy, Migrant Workers In Agriculture In Europe, Migrant Workers In Agriculture In Canada, Frontline Care Workers In Canada, Territorial And Digital Borders Under The Pandemic Crisis, Sanctuary Cities In Canada

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