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Refugees, conflict and the search for belonging

Author: Lucy Hovil
Publisher: Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is about the convergence of two problems: the ongoing realities of conflict and forced migration in Eastern and Central Africa, and the crisis of citizenship and belonging. By bringing them together, the intention is to see how, combined, they can help point the way towards possible solutions. Based on 1,115 interviews conducted over 6 years in the region, the book points to ways in which refugees  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy Hovil
ISBN: 9783319335629 3319335626
OCLC Number: 945949326
Description: ix, 206 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Conflict and displacement, citizenship and belonging : a framework for discussion --
Living through exile : (not) belonging to a state --
Living through exile : belonging to the local --
Local and national belonging in exile : convergence or divergence? --
Marginalised in Sudan, exiled from Sudan : citizenship on the margins --
Refugee policy structures : promoting or undermining belonging?
Responsibility: Lucy Hovil.

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This book is about the convergence of two problems: the ongoing realities of conflict and forced migration in Africa's Great Lakes region, and the crisis of citizenship and belonging.  Read more...

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