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Imperceptible Politics: Illegalized Migrants and Their Struggles for Work and Unionization
This article argues that illegalized migrants carry the potential for social change not only through their acts of resistance but also in their everyday practices. This is the case despite illegalized migrants being the ...
Refugees’ Access to Housing and Residency in German Cities: Internal Border Regimes and Their Local Variations
This article examines how state regulations, market barriers, racist discrimination as well as NGOs interact and create internal border regimes by enabling, as well as restricting, access to social and civil rights connected ...
Facing Precarious Rights and Resisting EU ‘Migration Management’: South European Migrant Struggles in Berlin
In this article, I trace struggles regarding EU internal mobility and migrant labour as they emerge in the mobilization of South European migrants in Berlin. The effects of the 2007–2008 financial crisis and European ...
Collective Perception of Anthropic and Extractive Interventions in the Colombian Llanos
Increasingly, the developmental model of anthropic and extractive interventions is a global concern. Its impacts are challenging not only the precarious equilibrium of natural resources but also the one of local communities ...
Where Have the Persons Gone?
An Illustration of Individual Score Methods in Autoregressive Panel Models
Much effort has been made to develop models for longitudinal data analysis, but comparably less attention has been paid to the use of individual specific values on latent variables in longitudinal models. In a tutorial ...
Robustness of Individual Score Methods against Model Misspecification in Autoregressive Panel Models
Different methods to obtain individual scores from multiple item latent variable models exist, but their performance under realistic conditions is currently underresearched. We investigate the performance of the regression ...
Smallholder Telecoupling and Climate Governance in Jambi Province, Indonesia
Current debates on climate change have led to an increased demand for sustainable commodities. Serving this demand, sustainability certification schemes and eco-friendly labels have become prominent mechanisms of climate ...
Environmental Governance Meets Reality
A Micro-Scale Perspective on Sustainability Certification Schemes for Oil Palm Smallholders in Jambi, Sumatra
Multi-stakeholder sustainability certification schemes have become a favorite instrument for applying good governance, though studies indicate their inefficiency at the producer level. In this study, we used a mixed-method ...
Integrating out nuisance parameters for computationally more efficient Bayesian estimation
An Illustration and Tutorial
Bayesian estimation has become very popular. However, run time of Bayesian models is often unsatisfactorily high. In this illustration, we show how to reduce run time by (a) integrating out nuisance model parameters and ...