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No refuge : the crisis of refugee militarization in Africa

Author: Robert Muggah; Small Arms Survey.; Bonn International Center for Conversion.
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books ; Bonn, Germany : Bonn International Center for Conversion ; Geneva, Switzerland : Small Arms Survey ; New York : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave MacMillan, 2006.
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The planned and spontaneous arming of refugees and IDPs threatens access to asylum as well as protection. But while the policy debates rage over how to deal with armed refugees and how to prevent their spill-over into neighbouring countries, surprisingly little research has been done to explain why displaced people arm themselves or how militarization affects the local and host populations. This book traces the  Read more...
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No refuge.
London ; New York : Zed Books ; Bonn, Germany : Bonn International Center for Conversion ; Geneva, Switzerland : Small Arms Survey ; New York : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave MacMillan, 2006
(DLC) 2006045281
(OCoLC)65767551
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Muggah; Small Arms Survey.; Bonn International Center for Conversion.
ISBN: 9781848131583 1848131585 1281259268 9781281259264
OCLC Number: 314418685
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 261 pages) : maps
Contents: Arms availability and refugee militarization in Africa --
conceptualizing the issues / Robert Muggah and Edward Mogire --
The militarization and demilitarization of refugee camps and settlements in Guinea, 1999-2004 / James Milner with Astrid Christoffersen-Deb --
Protection failures : outward and inward militarization of refugee settlements and IDP camps in Uganda / Robert Muggah --
Preventing or abetting : refugee militarization in Tanzania / Edward Mogire --
The wheel turns again : militarization and Rwanda's Congolese refugees / Gregory Mthembu-Salter --
From bad to better : reflections on refugee and IDP militarization in Africa / Sue J. Nahm.
Responsibility: editor, Robert Muggah.

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