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The New Cold War and the UNHCR Under Poul Hartling

Gil Loescher

in The UNHCR and World Politics: A Perilous Path

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246915
eISBN:
9780191599781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246912.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During the 1980s the global refugee population expanded rapidly as a result of regional conflicts and refugee crises in Indochina, Afghanistan, Central America, Horn of Africa, and southern Africa. ... More


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

David Griffiths

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346346
eISBN:
9781447303152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346346.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book is distinctive in combining theoretical discussion on the role of networks, resources, and social capital with fieldwork evidence and interviews with members of Refugee Community ... More


Refugee community organisations in London: consolidation and competition

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/9781861346346.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter presents an outline of the methodological underpinnings of the fieldwork, and is focused on the position of RCOs in London. It examines the effects of dispersal on RCOs in the regions ... More


Refugee community organisations: paradigms and perspectives

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/9781861346346.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter reviews the theoretical questions that inform the analysis of refugee community organisations. The areas it covers include the literature on migrant organisations, the relevant research ... More


Conclusions

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/9781861346346.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter addresses the themes that are raised in the fieldwork chapters and views them from a more theoretical perspective. It focuses mostly on the institutional constraints and opportunities ... More


Dispersal, RCOs and refugee communities

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/9781861346346.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter compares and contrasts the experiences of RCOs in London and two regions outside of it. It first reviews the contrasting institutional frameworks in the two dispersal regions outside ... More


Representing refugees and asylum seekers in the mainstream and alternative media: discourses of inclusion and exclusion

Maggie O'Neill

in Asylum, migration and community

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422231
eISBN:
9781447301516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422231.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter centres on the creative ways refugee communities in the UK have survived and managed to construct lives for themselves in host countries. It is also concerned with the representation of ... More


Introduction

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/9781861346346.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter addresses the broader institutional and policy context that is affecting the development of refugee community organisations. It presents a summary of the theoretical questions, which are ... More


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