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Introduction: Dawn Chatty and Bill Finlayson

Dawn Chatty

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/9780197264591.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Dispossession and displacement have always afflicted life in the modern history of the Middle East and North Africa. Waves of people have been displaced from their homeland as a result of conflicts ... More


Nubian Encounters: The Story of the Nubian Ethnological Survey 19611964

Nicholas S. Hopkins and Sohair R. Mehanna (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774164019
eISBN:
9781617970382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164019.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is a retrospective look at a major investigation of the culture of a displaced people. In the 1960s, the construction of the Aswan High Dam occasioned the forced displacement of a large part of ... More


The Legacy of Displacement during La Violencia and the Origins of the Contemporary War in Colombia

Abbey Steele

in Democracy and Displacement in Colombia's Civil War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713736
eISBN:
9781501709753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713736.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapter two presents a historical overview of the Colombian civil war. The current civil war’s roots extend back to La Violencia, the previous civil conflict in the mid-20th century, in which ... More


Characterizing and Explaining Wartime Displacement

Abbey Steele

in Democracy and Displacement in Colombia's Civil War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713736
eISBN:
9781501709753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713736.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapter one offers a typology of displacement, based on how armed groups target violence against civilians. Selective violence leads to individual escape, indiscriminate violence leads to mass ... More


Democracy and Displacement in Colombia's Civil War

Abbey Steele

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713736
eISBN:
9781501709753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713736.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Civilian displacement is a regular, massive feature of civil war violence. This book provides a new way to think about displacement, by connecting it to how armed groups target violence against ... More


Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the UK: Forced Displacement and Onward Migration

Laura Jeffery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084300
eISBN:
9781781702451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084300.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The Chagos islanders were forcibly uprooted from the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean between 1965 and 1973. This book compares the experiences of displaced Chagos islanders in Mauritius with ... More


Democratic Reforms and the Emergence of Political Cleansing in Colombia

Abbey Steele

in Democracy and Displacement in Colombia's Civil War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713736
eISBN:
9781501709753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713736.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapter four grapples with the puzzling timing of the onset of displacement in Colombia decades after the formation of the insurgency. My theory expects that the onset of displacement should be ... More


Political Cleansing and Resistance in Apartadó

Abbey Steele

in Democracy and Displacement in Colombia's Civil War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713736
eISBN:
9781501709753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713736.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapter five moves to one municipality to test the theory based on detailed information about which civilians and neighborhoods armed groups targeted, and who left the municipality as a result. I ... More


The Politics of Displacement across Colombia

Abbey Steele

in Democracy and Displacement in Colombia's Civil War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713736
eISBN:
9781501709753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713736.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter explores if what I found in Apartadó reflects a more general pattern in Colombia by testing if municipalities with more UP voters suffered more displacement. In a cross-sectional ... More


Conclusion: Democracy, Displacement, and the State

Abbey Steele

in Democracy and Displacement in Colombia's Civil War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713736
eISBN:
9781501709753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713736.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The conclusion situates Colombia, displacement, and elections during civil wars in comparative perspective, and discusses the long-term implications of displacement for peace-building and ... More


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