ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Unsettling of the Dominant Refugee Discourse(s)

In the dominant refugee discourse(s) the citizen is the normal, the insider, the one who belongs, while the refugee is the abnormal, the deviant, the outsider, the one who does not belong. Thus, the latter is not only a threat to the very existence and legitimacy of the state, but also, for this reason, dispensable for it and can be dispensed off by it.
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