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Managing the undesirables : refugee camps and humanitarian government

Author: Michel Agier; David Fernbach
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity, cop. 2011.
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Michel Agier is an excellent French anthropologist who works on an extremely important topic: refugees and refugee camps.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michel Agier; David Fernbach
ISBN: 9780745649016 0745649017
OCLC Number: 912862127
Notes: Índice.
Es traducción de: Gérer les indésirables.
Description: x, 268 p. [8] lám. en color : il. ; 23 cm
Contents: List of acronyms Introduction: From Vulnerable to Undesirable Part One: A World of Undesirables, a System of Camps Chapter 1. Refugees, Displaced, Expelled: the Itinerary of the Stateless Chapter 2. Refugee Camps Today. An Attempted Inventory Part Two: Everyday Life in the Twenty-First Century's Refugee Camps Chapter 3. An Ethnologist in the Refugee Camps Chapter 4. The Interminable Insomnia of Exile. The Camp as an Ordinary Exceptionalism Chapter 5. Experiences of Wandering, Borders and Camps: Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea Chapter 6. Surviving, Reviving, Leaving, Remaining. The Long Life of Angolan Refugees in Zambia Chapter 7. The Camp-Towns. Somalia in Kenya Chapter 8. In the Name of the Refugees. Political Representation and Action in the Camps Chapter 9. Who Will Speak Out in the Camp? A Study of Refugees' Testimony Part Three: After the Camps Chapter 10. If this is a town Chapter 11. If this is a world Chapter 12. If this is a government Conclusion Bibliography
Responsibility: Michel Agier ; translated by David Fernbach.


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