Even the most authoritarian governments allow some citizens to leave. How do they decide who can leave? In this paper, Associate Professor Margaret Peters argues that authoritarian leaders face trade-offs when deciding which individuals should be allowed to leave.
PRIEC (Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium) is an ongoing series of meetings that brings together faculty and graduate students and showcases work-in-progress on racial/ethnic politics and the politics of immigration.
May 9: Student Community Center, May 10: UC Davis Alumni Center
The talk by Post-Doctoral scholar Aparna Malaviya focuses on the special case of Afghan refugees living in Delhi, India, who are stranded in “border politics” between nation-states and the humanitarian regime of care.
This FRI seed grant team will present a theoretical framework that disaggregates the citizenship decision between the choice to emigrate, the choice to stay in the host country rather than return and the choice to naturalize. They employ data generated from 16 interviews from four different immigrant nationalities to explore how conditions of women in countries of origin condition the choices on the path to citizenship.
Hart Hall 1200 (Gender, Sexuality, & Women’s Studies conference room)