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Displacement : global conversations on refuge

Author: Silvia Pasquetti; Romola Sanyal
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, [2020] ©2020
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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.


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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