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Care and Maintenance: The New Face of International Humanitarianism

Gerard Daniel Cohen

in In War's Wake: Europe's Displaced Persons in the Postwar Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195399684
eISBN:
9780199918423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399684.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter shows how the DP episode transformed the ideology and practice of modern humanitarianism. Prior to 1945, the alleviation of human suffering was the responsibility of private charitable ... More


Refugee Camps and the Politics of Living

Yến Lê Espiritu

in Body Counts: The Vietnam War and Militarized Refuge(es)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277700
eISBN:
9780520959002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277700.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the makeshift camps in Southeast Asia that mostly sheltered the “boat people” who fled Vietnam in the late 1970s and 1980s on crowded and leaky fishing vessels. For a large ... More


Transforming Political Identities, 1989–2001: Refugee Camps in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and the International Refugee Regime

Cabeiri deBergh Robinson

in Body of Victim, Body of Warrior: Refugee Families and the Making of Kashmiri Jihadists

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274204
eISBN:
9780520954540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274204.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how the political subjectivity of the Kashmiri refugee has been transformed during the period 1989–2001 as displaced Kashmiris renegotiated their multiple relationships with ... More


Governmental Policies and Practices of Resettlement

Ravinder Kaur

in Since 1947: Partition Narratives among Punjabi Migrants of Delhi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195683776
eISBN:
9780199081844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195683776.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter reports the active presence of the Indian state in the resettlement process. It is shown that state apparatus is not necessarily a congruent and coordinated unit but rather a ... More


‘Long Road’ Africa's Refugees, Decolonization, and ‘Development’

Peter Gatrell

in The Making of the Modern Refugee

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674169
eISBN:
9780191752162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674169.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

Although Africa's history cannot be reduced to a history of its refugees, population displacement nevertheless constituted an important element in the colonial and post-colonial context. Liberation ... More


‘Villages of Discipline’ Revolutionary Change and Refugees in South-East Asia

Peter Gatrell

in The Making of the Modern Refugee

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674169
eISBN:
9780191752162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674169.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

Revolution and class struggle in Vietnam and Cambodia in the third quarter of the twentieth century were the mainsprings of population displacement. Communist victories in South Vietnam, Cambodia ... More


Refugee Camps as Conflict Zones

Jennifer Hyndman

in Sites of Violence: Gender and Conflict Zones

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230729
eISBN:
9780520937055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230729.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the refugee camps as conflict zones and the operations of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in particular. It contends that no gender approach to ... More


Organizational Complicity: Rwandan Refugee Camps

Chiara Lepora and Robert E. Goodin

in On Complicity and Compromise

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199677900
eISBN:
9780191757273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677900.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter illustrates the fruitfulness of our framework for analysing complicity by reference to events in refugee camps in and around Rwanda after the 1994 genocide. Our focus is in this chapter ... More


“It Is Easy Enough to Establish Camps”: Geographies of Community and Resistance in Burned Salem

Jacob A. C. Remes

in Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039836
eISBN:
9780252097942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039836.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the geographies of community and resistance in Salem following the fire. The Salem fire created immediate and pressing problems for residents: where to sleep and what to eat. ... More


Nation-states and the Birth of a ‘Refugee Problem’ in Inter-war Europe

Peter Gatrell

in The Making of the Modern Refugee

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674169
eISBN:
9780191752162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674169.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

After 1918 an embryonic international refugee regime took shape under the auspices of the League of Nations, focusing on Russian and Armenian refugees who lost the protection of a state and were ... More


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