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Refugee sandwich : stories of exile and asylum

Author: Peter Showler
Publisher: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2006
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although more than thirty thousand refugee claims are decided in Canada every year, the personal stories behind them are never heard by the Canadian public. Presenting thirteen stories that tell about Canada's refugee system, this book exposes the dilemmas and choices faced by participants in the refugee determination process.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Showler
ISBN: 9780773576759 0773576754 9780773578838 0773578838
OCLC Number: 713186534
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 235 pages)
Contents: Two exercises --
Excluding Manuel --
And nothing but the truth --
A real nowhere man --
Ghost --
A balance of probabilities --
Ethnic identities --
Wadsworth's excuse --
Circumcising mutilation --
Crap trap --
Raymond --
A crack in the mirror --
The go-between --
Looking for the little things.
Responsibility: Peter Showler.

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"These stories are an ingenious way of 'showing' the dilemmas of refugee determination. The book is immensely important for political debate in Canada. It is utterly unique." Catherine Dauvergne, Read more...

 
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