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Refugees: A Human Problem in a World of States

Claudena M. Skran

in Refugees in Inter-War Europe: The Emergence of a Regime

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273929
eISBN:
9780191684081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273929.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines the refugee phenomenon, specifically refugees in inter-war Europe, and international responses to that phenomenon. It reveals that refugees constitute both humanitarian as well as ... More


Critical Refuge(e) Studies

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/9780520277700.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter posits a critical “refuge(e)” study in investigating the ways in which the United States had wrestled with the “difficult memory” of the Vietnam War. Having been deployed to “rescue” the ... More


Asylum, migration and community

Maggie O'Neill

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422231
eISBN:
9781447301516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422231.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Issues of asylum, migration, humanitarian protection, and integration/belonging are of growing interest beyond the disciplines of refugee studies, migration, and social policy. Rooted in more than ... More


Land of No More Hope

Aihwa Ong

in Buddha Is Hiding: Refugees, Citizenship, the New America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229983
eISBN:
9780520937161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229983.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter studies the Pol Pot regime in Cambodia, which greatly desacralized and overturned all aspects of social life, such as gender relations and family. It looks at a Buddhist-Khmer culture ... More


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

Peter Gatrell and Liubov Zhvanko (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994419
eISBN:
9781526128232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994419.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book addresses the unprecedented and overwhelming refugee crisis that the First World War unleashed in Europe. As the war came to an end a senior Red Cross official wrote ‘there were refugees ... More


The “Good Warriors” and the “Good Refugee”

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/9780520277700.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter shows how popular narratives of Vietnamese refugees have been deployed to rescue the Vietnam War for Americans. It asserts that studies of Vietnam veterans and Vietnamese refugees are ... More


“The Endings That Are Not Over”

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/9780520277700.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter emphasizes the war’s irreconcilability and ongoingness, insisting that we pay attention to the living effects of what seems to be over and done with. It reflects on the insights drawn ... More


Refugee Narratives, Cuisine Clash: The Case of Thanhha Lai’s Inside Out & Back Again

Kara K. Keeling and Scott T. Pollard

in Table Lands: Food in Children's Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496828347
eISBN:
9781496828392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828347.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Refugee Studies and Vietnamese Studies provide the theoretical concepts for understanding how food can be a primary signifier for the difficulties posed by forced migration in Thanhha Lai’s Inside ... More


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