SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Friday, August 9

Time: 2:30 PM - 4:10 PM


Session 047: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: The Politics of Migration and Reflections on the Ground
Room: Sutton Suite

Sponsor: Global

Organizer &

Presider: Secil Ertorer, Canisius College

Description:  This session explores migration and border policies adapted by the states and their reflections on the ground; such as attitudes towards immigrants and refugees in the host society and difficulties faced by newcomers.


“‘Do I Have a Choice?’ Migration and Asylum Policies and Unfree Labor,” Secil Ertorer, Canisius College

“A 21st Century Border: Designing Deathly Traps for the Global Poor,” Heidy Sarabia, California State University, Sacramento

“Attitudes toward Refugees: The Case of Bolu, Turkey,” Nahide Konak, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Turkey

“Economic Security, Immigrant Threat, and Preferences for Restrictionism,” Noel Strapko, Colorado State University

“The Effects of Culture and Economic Prosperity on Mexicans’ Attitudes towards Central and South American Immigration,” Antonio Paniagua Guzman, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee