Dr. Elaine Burroughs

Geography Researcher and University Lecturer. Research Interests Include: Political, Cultural and Critical Geography; Migration; Governance and Governmentality; Identity Construction and Representation; Critical Discourse Analysis; Political Discourse; Media Discourse; Visual Communication.

New Book: Political and Media Discourses of Illegal Immigration in Ireland

Nomos have just published my book “Political and Media Discourses of Illegal Immigration in Ireland”, which is based on my PhD research. It is the first book in the series … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Publication: Why Students Leave Third Level Education in Ireland.

A recently published report on student non-completion in Ireland is now available. The report was compiled by myself, Dr. Niamh Moore-Cherry, and Prof. Suzie Quin. The full document is available here. … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Call for Papers AAG 2016: Contemporary Migration by Boat and Border Enforcement

– CALL FOR PAPERS – Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, March 29 – April 2, 2016 Contemporary Migration by Boat and Border Enforcement: The governance, … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Migration Definitions

The European Migration Network (which is part of the European Commission) recently published the third edition of a very large glossary containing over 400 migration-related terms. The EMN state that … Continue reading

February 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Publication: Representations of ‘illegal immigration’ in the Irish Newsprint Media

A paper I wrote entitled “Discursive representations of ‘illegal immigration’ in the Irish newsprint media: The domination and multiple facets of the ‘control’ argumentation” has been published in the journal Discourse and Society. It is … Continue reading

December 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Book review of “Life Interrupted. Trafficking into Forced Labor in the United States”

My review of “Life Interrupted. Trafficking into Forced Labor in the United States” by Denise Brennan has been published in Emotion, Space and Society. It can be accessed at: http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1Q48a6F9IF6llh

November 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lives in Limbo – Asylum Seekers in Ireland

    A section entitled “Lives in Limbo” on the The Irish Times website details the lives of migrants (asylum-seekers) residing in Ireland’s direct provision centres. It contains information on these … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · Leave a comment
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