Forced to flee : human rights and human wrongs in refugee homelands (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Forced to flee : human rights and human wrongs in refugee homelands

Author: Peter W Van Arsdale
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2006.
Series: Program in migration and refugee studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Peter W. Van Arsdale presents firsthand fieldwork conducted during a thirty-year span in six refugee homelands ranging from Sudan to Bosnia. This expert research bridges the emergent refugee and human rights regimes, while addressing theories of obligation, justice, and structural violence. Van Arsdale also tackles the difficult ideas of compassion, suffering, and evil and introduces the concept of "pragmatic  Read more...
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Named Person: Kṛṣṇalāla Śarmā, Sūdana
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter W Van Arsdale
ISBN: 0739112333 9780739112335 0739112341 9780739112342
OCLC Number: 65165340
Description: xiv, 225 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Ideas that work --
Papua and the issue of enclave development --
Ethiopia and the issue of terror --
Bosnia and the issue of concentration camps --
El Salvador and the issue of disappearance --
Sudan and the issue of genocide --
Palestine and the issue of internal displacement --
Interventions that work.
Series Title: Program in migration and refugee studies.
Responsibility: Peter W. Van Arsdale.
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Author Peter W. Van Arsdale presents first-hand fieldwork conducted over a 30-year span in six refugee homelands ranging from Sudan to Bosnia. This expert research bridges the emergent refugee and  Read more...

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The lives that Van Arsdale so eloquently describes in Forced to Flee... serve as an important reminder of the real trauma and 'spectacular violence' that many victims of human rights violations have Read more...

 
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