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Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons

Richard Caplan

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories: Rule and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199263455
eISBN:
9780191602726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263450.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Examines the challenge of resettling refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) and evaluates efforts to reverse ethnic cleansing and re-establish communities of mixed ethnicity. The ... 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


Displacement and Exile: The State-Refugee Relations in India

Abhijit Dasgupta

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199461172
eISBN:
9780199086986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461172.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Population and Demography

This volume highlights some emerging issues in the study of displaced persons in India, like the agency and voices of people who flee across an international border, the identities they forge for ... More


No Return, No Refuge: Rites and Rights in Minority Repatriation

Elazar Barkan and Howard Adelman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153362
eISBN:
9780231526906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153362.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Refugee displacement is a global phenomenon that has uprooted millions of individuals over the past century. In the 1980s, repatriation became the preferred option for resolving the refugee crisis. ... More


Right(s) from the ground up: internal displacement, the urban periphery and belonging to the city

Helen Berents

in The politics of identity: Place, space and discourse

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526110244
eISBN:
9781526136022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110244.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Often overlooked, internal displacement affects millions around the globe. Colombia’s protracted conflict, which has internally displaced approximately six million people (IDMC 2015a, 2015b), has ... More


Three Decades in Exile: Sri Lankan Tamils in India

Abhijit Dasgupta

in Displacement and Exile: The State-Refugee Relations in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199461172
eISBN:
9780199086986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461172.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Population and Demography

In this chapter the state–refugee relations have been examined in the context of repatriation of refugees to Sri Lanka on two occasions: in 1987 after the signing of the Peace Accord between India ... More


Forced Displacement and Broken Ties

Lindsey N. Kingston

in Fully Human: Personhood, Citizenship, and Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190918262
eISBN:
9780190918293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918262.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

Although most forcibly displaced persons are legal nationals of a state, they lack functioning citizenship with their governments. In fact, their governments are often responsible for the human ... More


Who Stays and Who Leaves During Mass Atrocities?

Ana María Ibáñez and Andrés Moya

in Economic Aspects of Genocides, Other Mass Atrocities, and Their Preventions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199378296
eISBN:
9780199378319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378296.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The chapter reviews the literature on large-scale violence and population displacement with three specific objectives in mind. First, it discusses how strategies adopted by armed actors and victims ... More


The banality of displacement: re-reading Hannah Arendt to instil critical thought in the Colombian refugee crisis1

Ulrich Oslender

in Displacement: Global conversations on refuge

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526123466
eISBN:
9781526155443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526123473.00011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on Colombia, which has the highest numbers of internal displaced people worldwide (over 6 million), to generate conversations about how the internally displaced are identified, ... More


Privatized housing and never-ending displacement: the temporality of dwelling for displaced Georgians

Cathrine Brun and Ragne Øwre Thorshaug

in Displacement: Global conversations on refuge

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526123466
eISBN:
9781526155443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526123473.00015
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores displacement through a critical analysis of materiality and homemaking practices among internally displaced persons from Abkhazia to Georgia. Collective shelters were used by ... More


Navigating between Refugee Protection and State Sovereignty: Legitimating the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Ellen Reichel

in International Organizations under Pressure: Legitimating Global Governance in Challenging Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198837893
eISBN:
9780191874499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837893.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter reconstructs major changes in the ways in which the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has been legitimated over the past four decades. First, we observe ... More


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