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Displacement : global conversations on refuge

Author: Silvia Pasquetti; Romola Sanyal
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As an unprecedented number of people are displaced around the world, scholars continue to strive to make sense of what appear to be a series of constantly unfolding 'crises.' Drawing on research in a range of regions - from Latin America, to Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, North America, post-Soviet regions, and South and South-East Asia - Displacement offers an interdisciplinary and transnational approach to thinking  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Silvia Pasquetti; Romola Sanyal
ISBN: 1526123460 9781526123466
OCLC Number: 1121127801
Description: xiii, 231 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface: the political geography and moral economy of asylum / Didier Fassin --
Introduction: Global conversations on refuge / Silvia Pasquetti and Romola Sanyal --
Part I. Experiments of categorizing and control. Creating proper subjects: the politics of Hmong refugee resettlement in the United States / Chia Youyee Vang --
'Niche openings' and compassionate exclusions: the UK's response to children during the refugee crisis / Ala Sirriyeh --The banality of displacement: re-reading Hannah Arendt to instil critical thought in the Colombian refugee crisis / Ulrich Oslender --
Refugees welcome? The politics of repatriation and return in a global era of security. Case study: the Rohingya in Bangladesh / Tazreena Sajjad --
Part II. Inhabiting displacement and crafting futures. At sea: maritime Palestine displaced / Diana Allan --
Privatized housing and never ending displacement: the temporality of dwelling for displaced Georgians / Catherine Brun and Ragne Øwre Thorshaug --
Voice through exit: Syrian refugees at the borders of Europe and the struggle to choose where to live / Chiara Denaro --
The global refugee camp: coinciding locales of refuge among Sahrawi refugees in North Africa / Konstantina Isidoros --
Part III. Scales of intervention. Out-sourcing refuge: distance, deferral, and immunity in the urban governance of refugees / Jonathan Darling --
Visibilising suffering or stealth humanitarianism? The perils of promoting durable protection in cities of the south / Caroline Wanjiku Kihato and Loren B Landau --
Onward pushes and negotiated refuge: theorizing the fluid national and urban regimes of forced migration in Southeast Asia / Pei Palmgren.
Responsibility: edited by Silvia Pasquetti and Romola Sanyal.

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This book aims to develop global conversations around refuge. Through an interdisciplinary, transnational and historical set of chapters, the authors develop new theoretical frameworks for scholars  Read more...

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