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Failure & hope : fighting for the rights of the forcibly displaced

Author: Christine Mahoney
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016.
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This book documents how global advocacy on behalf of refugees has failed, and proposes a new strategy using social entrepreneurship.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Mahoney
ISBN: 9781316729717 1316729710 9781316678404 1316678407
OCLC Number: 956508762
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright information; Table of contents; List of figures; List of tables; Acknowledgments; 1 Failure is the norm; A failed international policy; Focus on the problems, not the action; Displacement is not living; Failure is the norm, successes are rare, but they exist; Global or transnational advocacy; New data on global advocacy; Africa; Asia; Americas; Europe; Layout of the book; 2 Global attention to displacement crises; Getting it on the agenda; Setting the "global agenda": global issues, global actors and global agendas; Data collection; Analysis Conclusion3 Explaining global attention; Violence sells; Seven specific cases of violent conflict and varying attention; Bosnia-Herzegovina/Croatia; Somalia/Kenya; Bhutan/Nepal; Burma/Thailand; Uganda; Sri Lanka; Colombia; Conclusions; 4 Frontline advocacy; Who is advocating and what are they up against?; Bosnian refugees in Croatia; Somali refugees in Kenya; Bhutanese refugees in Nepal; Karen and Karenni refugees in Thailand; The barriers; #1 Advocacy is not the priority, saving lives is; #2 Fighting for people no one cares about; #3 No votes and no money = no leverage; #4 Corruption 5 Frontline advocacyWho is advocating and what are they up against?; Croatian IDPs; Ugandan IDPs; Colombian IDPs; Sri Lankan IDPs; The barriers; 6 Frontline mobilization; The definition and determinants of collective action; Collective action contexts; Human security context; Legal context; Cultural and community context; Duration context; NGO activity --
projects/initiatives; Data collection; The nature of collective action among the displaced; Human security context and collective action; Legal context and collective action; Cultural/community context and collective action Duration context and collective actionNGO activity and collective action; Conclusions; 7 An innovative global campaign for action; A broken system at every level; If it's broke, fix it; Not empty critiques, but rather real-world solutions; A better route: the many to the many; Social entrepreneurship is happening --
let's scale it up; The campaign; 8 Conclusion; References; Index
Other Titles: Failure and hope
Responsibility: Christine Mahoney, University of Virginia.

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This book documents how global advocacy on behalf of refugees has failed, and proposes a new strategy using social entrepreneurship.

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