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About Nandita Sharma

Nandita Sharma is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoā and Director of its International Cultural Studies Graduate Certificate Program. She supports No Borders movements and those struggling for a global commons.

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Immobility as protection in the regime of immigration controls

Immigration regimes have never been about ‘protecting migrants’ – they are and always have been about maintaining power over them. When will we starting naming them for what they are?

Anti-trafficking: whitewash for anti-immigration programmes

Anti-trafficking programmes give a humanitarian gloss to national anti-immigration controls, but the citizenship and immigration policies of nation-states are still the biggest danger facing many migrants today.

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