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Engendering forced migration : theory and practice

Author: Doreen Marie Indra
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 1999.
Series: Refugee and forced migration studies, v. 6.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the turn of the new millenium, war, political oppression, desperate poverty, environmental degradation and disasters, and economic underdevelopment are sharply increasing the ranks of the world's twenty million forced migrants. In this volume, eighteen scholars provide a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary look beyond the statistics at the experiences of the women, men, girls, and boys who comprise this global flow,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Engendering forced migration.
New York : Berghahn Books, 1999
(DLC) 98028455
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Doreen Marie Indra
ISBN: 1782381597 9781782381594
OCLC Number: 906468334
Notes: Errata slip inserted.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 390 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Chapter 1 Not a "Room of One's Own": Engendering Forced Migration Knowledge and Practice / Doreen Indra 1 --
Gender and Feminist Anthropology 3 --
Engendering Development 9 --
Gender and Forced Migration 16 --
Beyond a Room of One's Own 20 --
Chapter 2 Gendering Those Uprooted by 'Development' / Elizabeth Colson 23 --
Gender, Development, Refugees, and Resettlement 23 --
The Kariba Resettlement 27 --
Gendered Responses 37 --
Chapter 3 Interview with Barbara Harrell-Bond / Doreen Indra 40 --
Chapter 4 Girls and War Zones: Troubling Questions / Carolyn Nordstrom 63 --
Troubling Questions 66 --
Girls and War Zones: Following Threads in Mozambique 66 --
On War Zones and Peace Zones 71 --
War Zone Solutions 75 --
Chapter 5 Gendered Violence in War: Reflections on Transnationalist and Comparative Frameworks in Militarized Conflict Zones / Wenona Giles 83 --
Household, Home, and Immanence 84 --
Comparative Analysis 87 --
Gendering Homes and Women's Bodies in War 88 --
The Refugee Camp-As-Home 90 --
Chapter 6 Gender Relief and Politics During the Afghan War / Diana Cammack 94 --
War and Gender 95 --
War, Factionalism, and Flight 97 --
Exile and Aid 100 --
Gender and Aid 101 --
Gender and Violence 104 --
Gender, Aid, and the Taleban 113 --
The Way Forward 118 --
Chapter 7 Response to Cammack / Peter Marsden 124 --
Chapter 8 Upsetting the Cart: Forced Migration and Gender Issues, the African Experience / Patrick Matlou 128 --
Root Causes of Forced Migration in Africa 128 --
The International Refugee Regime: Helpers or Spoilers? 129 --
The Increasing Impact of War on Women and Children: Great Losses, Few Gains 132 --
Assistance Programs and the Reinforcement of Male Domination 136 --
Resettlement: Who Goes Where and Why 138 --
Voluntary Repatriation 139 --
Chapter 9 Women Migrants of Kagera Region, Tanzania: The Need for Empowerment / Charles David Smith 146 --
Forced Migration and Gender Constraints 147 --
Production in Female-Headed Households 154 --
Access to Capital: The Pattern of Income-Generation 156 --
Patterns of Expenditure in Male- and Female-Headed Households 158 --
Chapter 10 The Relevance of Gendered Approaches to Refugee Health: A Case Study in Hagadera, Kenya / Marleen Boelaert, Fabienne Vautier, Tine Dusauchoit, Wim Van Damme, Monique Van Dormael 165 --
Methods 167 --
Refugee Women in Hagadera: Are Their Health Needs Different? 168 --
Are Health Workers Aware of Gender Issues in Health, and Do They Act on Them? 171 --
Are Health Emergency Programs for Refugees in Need of a More Gendered Approach? 174 --
Chapter 11 Post-Soviet Russian Migration from the New Independent States: Experiences of Women Migrants / Natalya Kosmarskaya 177 --
Two Migration Patterns: A Comparative Overview 179 --
European and Russian Migration Flows 181 --
A Comparative Look at Relevant Legislation and Policies 183 --
Reefs of Post-Soviet Repatriation: A Case Study of Central Russia 187 --
Russian Women: The Impact of Migration on Family Life 190 --
Russian Women Forced Migrants: Identity, Social Status, and Societal Access 193 --
Chapter 12 A Space for Remembering: Home-Pedagogy and Exilic Latina Women's Identities / Ines Gomez 200 --
The School Curriculum As a Site of Amnesia 203 --
The Significance of Nostalgic Women's Accounts in the Configuration of Home-Pedagogy 206 --
And Finally 215 --
Chapter 13 Eritrean Canadian Refugee Households As Sites of Gender Renegotiation / Atsuko Matsuoka, John Sorenson 218 --
The Eritrean Diaspora 219 --
Feminist Approaches to Refugee and Diaspora Studies 221 --
Effects of Forced Migration on Households 222 --
Forced Migration and Constructions of Gender 225 --
Reconceptualizing Household Gender Relations: Masculinity and Power 237 --
Chapter 14 Negotiating Masculinity in the Reconstruction of Social Place: Eritrean and Ethiopian Refugees in the United States and Sweden / Lucia Ann McSpadden 242 --
Eritrean and Ethiopian Cultural Themes: Masculinity and Power 247 --
A Profile of Migrant Men 249 --
Migrant Priorities 251 --
A Longitudinal View: Education, Work, and Status 255 --
Private Lives: Choices and Negotiations 257 --
Chapter 15 The Human Rights of Refugees with Special Reference to Muslim Refugee Women / Khadija Elmadmad 261 --
Why Pay Greater Attention to the Protection of Muslim Refugee Women? 263 --
The Limited Protection of Muslim Refugee Women 266 --
How to Better Protect Refugee Muslim Women 267 --
Chapter 16 A Comparative Analysis of the Canadian, US, and Australian Directives on Gender Persecution and Refugee Status / Audrey Macklin 272 --
Sources of Inspiration 274 --
Structure of the Decision-Making Bodies 275 --
Substance of Refugee Determination 282 --
State Protection 288 --
Nexus to Convention Ground 294 --
Future Challenges 302 --
Chapter 17 Women and Refugee Status: Beyond the Public/Private Dichotomy in UK Asylum Policy / Heaven Crawley 308 --
The Normative Structures of International Refugee Law 310 --
Privatizing 'Persecution' 311 --
'Serious Harm' and the Violation of Women's Human Rights 312 --
Engendering the Concept of State Protection 316 --
Depoliticization and Problems in Grounding the Asylum Claim 320 --
Beyond the Public/Private Dichotomy in British Asylum Policy? 328 --
Chapter 18 The Problem of Gender-Related Persecution: A Challenge of International Protection / Lisa Gilad 334 --
Anthropological Data 337 --
Chapter 19 Anthropologists As 'Expert Witnesses' / Sidney Waldron 343 --
If Anthropologists Are Often Inexpert 'Experts', Why Are They Required? 344 --
Advocacy and Human Rights 346.
Series Title: Refugee and forced migration studies, v. 6.
Responsibility: edited by Doreen Indra.
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