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Survival migration : failed governance and the crisis of displacement

Author: Alexander Betts
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. ; London : Cornell University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Betts develops the concept of "survival migration" to highlight the recent phenomenon of people fleeing failed or fragile states that are unable or unwilling to ensure their basic rights.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Betts
ISBN: 9780801451065 080145106X
OCLC Number: 898691220
Description: [xviii], 234 p. : c. geogr. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction1. Survival Migration2. The National Politics of International Institutions3. South Africa: The Ad Hoc Response to the Zimbabwean Influx4. Botswana: The Division of Zimbabweans into Refugees and Migrants5. Angola: The Expulsion of the Congolese6. Tanzania: The Paradoxical Response to Congolese from South Kivu7. Kenya: Humanitarian Containment and the Somalis8. Yemen: Contrasting Responses to Somalis and Ethiopians9. Improving the Refugee Protection RegimeConclusion: Implementation MattersNotesReferencesIndex
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"In this well-written book, Alexander Betts makes a convincing argument about the pressures on people who flee serious human rights deprivations but do not have official refugee status. Survival Read more...

 
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