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Defying Communism

Aryeh Neier

in The International Human Rights Movement: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135151
eISBN:
9781400841875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135151.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter details how the rise of the international human rights movement as a significant force in world affairs cannot be separated from the Cold War context in which it took place. The Cold War ... More


Internal Displacement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Politics and the Loss of Livelihood

Maher Anawati Bitar

in Dispossession and Displacement: Forced Migration in the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264591
eISBN:
9780191734397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264591.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Between December 2008 to January 2009, the Israel militaries assaulted the Gaza Strip displacing over 50,000 people. This assault accentuated the already long history of Palestinian forced migration. ... More


The institutional and policy framework in the regions

David Griffiths, Nando Sigona, and Roger Zetter

in Refugee community organisations and dispersal: Networks, resources and social capital

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346346
eISBN:
9781447303152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346346.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter provides an outline of the institutional and policy framework in the regions. It starts by contrasting the socioeconomic characteristics of the West Midlands and the North West. The ... More


The development of RCOs in the regions

David Griffiths, Nando Sigona, and Roger Zetter

in Refugee community organisations and dispersal: Networks, resources and social capital

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346346
eISBN:
9781447303152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346346.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter uses the fieldwork that was conducted with RCOs in the West Midlands and the North West in its discussion. It examines Birmingham, Manchester, and Liverpool. The chapter first presents ... More


Polish families and migration since EU accession

Anne White

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428202
eISBN:
9781447303008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428202.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Based on 115 interviews with Polish mothers in the UK and Poland, as well as a specially-commissioned opinion poll, this topical book discusses recent Polish migration to the UK. In an account of ... More


Fade to Black?: The Children of West Indian Immigrants in Southern Florida

Philip Kasinitz, Juan Battle, and Inés Miyares

in Ethnicities: Children of Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230118
eISBN:
9780520927513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230118.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explains that, more than for any other immigrant group in greater Miami, the future life chances of the children of Anglophone Caribbean immigrants will probably be shaped by race rather ... More


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