Ignorance and Change: Anticipatory Knowledge and the European Refugee Crisis


Scope of the bookThe European refugee crisis of 2015-2016Venues for further explorationStructure of the bookNoteReferencesIgnorance: Unexpected Events and CrisesHow do ignorance studies make sense of their recent revival?Ferment over ignoranceShift in framing and levels of analysisTypologization of ignoranceRelevance and dynamics of research sitesUnexpected events and crises: the new society?Ignorance and the unexpected: assumptionsAvoidability of ignorance and predictability (post-mortem)Correctability of ignoranceOmnipresence of ignoranceImpossibility of (sheer) ignoranceConclusionsReferencesChange in the Regimes of IgnoranceUnexpected events and crises as opportunitiesUnexpected events, crises, and surprises as opportunities to learnProduction and reproduction of ignorance as a matrix of possibilitiesStructural factors, institutional pressures, and antistrategies as opportunities for strategic ignoranceUnexpected events and crises as reproductions of strategic and epistemic ignoranceFailure of change vs. the perils of great projectionsIntegrating projectivity in the problem of change of ignoranceThe study of projection of changeFrom what ignorance is to what ignorance doesConclusionsNoteReferencesCrisis and IgnoranceThe European refugee crisis of 2015-2016The crisis and the European asylum systemThe European refugee crisis: reconstructing the chain of eventsThe relocation schemeRevelation and change of ignoranceThe refugee crisis as an opportunityThe refugee crisis and change in ignorance: possibilities and anti-possibilitiesThe EU asylum system: contradictions and ambivalence as an opportunity for strategic ignoranceThe refugee crisis as a production and reproduction of strategic and epistemic ignoranceAbove all, contestationThe use of the category "refugee” (or "migrant”) is problematicThe narrative should be replacedThe crisis was not a crisis but something elseThe crisis was a so-called crisis, calling it a crisis has certain effectsConclusionsNotesReferencesThe European Refugee Crisis and the Ignorance of FramingCrisis as an opportunity to raise awarenessFraming, legitimation/pre-legitimation, and the epistemology of ignoranceIgnorance-related effects of the interaction between ignorance and framingThe cognitive dimensionThe epistemic dimensionThe strategic dimensionIgnorance-related effects of the interaction between ignorance and legitimation/pre-legitimationCrisis as an opportunity for policy changeFraming, learning, and the politics of ignoranceIgnorance-related effects of the interaction between ignorance and policy framingThe cognitive dimensionThe epistemic dimensionThe strategic dimensionThe incentivized dimensionThe ignorance-related effects of the interaction between ignorance and learningConclusionsNoteReferencesProjecting the European Refugee Crisis: Polish, Hungarian, and Romanian MediaThe study designInteractional multilevel approachThree case studies: Poland, Hungary, and RomaniaRelocation scheme as a crisis eventSamplingFuture projections through the lens of semantic field analysisRefugee journeys and futures: projectivity and agency narrowed downThe refugee projective agency vs. the projective agency aimed at the refugee agency - the general pictureThe refugee projective agency vs. the projective agency aimed at the refugee agency - the refugee crisis in Poland, Hungary, and RomaniaEnforcing a binding future: projectivity and uncertainty of relocationThe relocation projective agency vs. the projective agency aimed at the relocation plan - the general pictureThe relocation projective agency vs. the projective agency aimed at the relocation plan - the refugee crisis in Poland, Hungary, and RomaniaConclusionsNotesReferencesFrom Categories to Seeing Like Public Policy: Ignorance and Change in Poland, Hungary, and RomaniaIgnorance effects and projectivity - categorization and beyondMechanisms of projection in the mediaFuture projections in the making: Polish, Hungarian, and Romanian asylum policyCrisis as projection resetPolandHungaryRomaniaCrisis as projection and ignoranceConclusionsNotesReferencesImpact of the research site on our research expectationsOpportunity for change as distribution of roles - academic research, media, public policy, and politicsInteractional study of change of ignoranceGeneralization of the interactional study of ignorance beyond anticipatory knowledgeMove beyond categorization and the appeal of mechanisms and genealogiesThe 2015-2016 refugee crisis as projectivity and ignorance unfoldingReferences
 
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