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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


‘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


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


‘Cities of barracks’: refugees in the Austrian part of the Habsburg Empire during the First World War

Martina Hermann

in Europe on the Move: Refugees in the Era of the Great War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994419
eISBN:
9781526128232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994419.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter introduces refugee politics in Austria-Hungary, in particular Cisleithania, and then explores the approach of the Habsburg administration towards refugees. Austrian officials established ... 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


From Grief to Gratitude: Reaffirming the Past by Rewriting It

Phuong Tran Nguyen

in Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041358
eISBN:
9780252099953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041358.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The 130,000 Indochinese evacuated out of Saigon and resettled in America were encouraged to become “good refugees” by forgetting past traumas in order to move forward, the same advice Americans were ... 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


Surveying the Hard-to-Survey: Refugees and Unaccompanied Minors in Greece

Theoni Stathopoulou

in Humanitarianism and Mass Migration: Confronting the World Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297128
eISBN:
9780520969629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297128.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter presents an overview of the refugee situation in Greece after the EU-Turkey agreement in March 2016 that has led to the entrapment of more than 60.000 of refugees in the country. Drawing ... 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


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


The Refugee Regime

Laura Robson

in States of Separation: Transfer, Partition, and the Making of the Modern Middle East

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292154
eISBN:
9780520965669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292154.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter looks at the construction of refugee camps, enclaves, and settlements for displaced “minorities” in Syria and Iraq during the interwar period. It argues that this refugee regime spawned ... More


Protection Disaster in Eastern Zaire, 1994–96

Anne Hammerstad

in The Rise and Decline of a Global Security Actor: UNHCR, Refugee Protection and Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199213085
eISBN:
9780191746673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213085.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter follows UNHCR’s moral and political predicament in eastern Zaire/Congo in the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide. It assesses the centrality of the agency’s security discourse in shaping ... More


The Palestinian Refugee Community in Syria

Anaheed Al-Hardan

in Palestinians in Syria: Nakba Memories of Shattered Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231176361
eISBN:
9780231541220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176361.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter constructs a historical, social and political portrait of the Palestinian refugee community in Syria since the arrival in the wake of the Nakba, paying attention to key institutions and ... More


Setting the Stage

Jocelyn Viterna

in Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the history of the civil war in El Salvador, outlines what actions were available to campesina women during the war, and examines how those possible actions changed over time ... More


Camps Go Global: Lessons, Legacies, and Forgotten Solidarities

Aidan Forth

in Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain's Empire of Camps, 1876-1903

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293960
eISBN:
9780520967267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293960.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Britain’s empire of camps set a template for military detention during World War I and World War II as well as for humanitarian management throughout the twentieth century. British concentration ... More


Protracted refugee camps

Alexander Betts, Louise Bloom, Josiah Kaplan, and Josiah Naohiko

in Refugee Economies: Forced Displacement and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198795681
eISBN:
9780191836985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795681.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines refugee economies in the context of two long-standing refugee settlements in south-west Uganda: Nakivale and Kyangwali. It begins by describing the structure of the settlements, ... More


Forging Political Identities, 1947–1988: The South Asian Refugee Regime and Refugee Resettlement Villages

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/9780520274204.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the national contexts in which Kashmiri refugees emerged as rights-bearing political subjects in the postcolonial period. In the years immediately following World War II, forced ... More


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