Dangerous Sanctuaries

Pub Date : 2015-05-01 | Author : Sarah Kenyon Lischer | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781501700392
ISBN 13 : 1501700391

Since the early 1990s, refugee crises in the Balkans, Central Africa, the Middle East, and West Africa have led to the international spread of civil war. In Central Africa alone, m..

Forgetting Children Born Of War

Pub Date : 2010-06-01 | Author : Charli Carpenter | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231522304
ISBN 13 : 0231522304

Sexual violence and exploitation occur in many conflict zones, and the children born of such acts face discrimination, stigma, and infanticide. Yet the massive transnational networ..

Empire Of Humanity

Pub Date : 2011-03-03 | Author : Michael Barnett | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 080146109X
ISBN 13 : 9780801461095

Empire of Humanity explores humanitarianism's remarkable growth from its humble origins in the early nineteenth century to its current prominence in global life. In contrast to mos..

Anti Refugee Violence And African Politics

Pub Date : 2013-10-07 | Author : Ato Kwamena Onoma | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781107036697
ISBN 13 : 1107036690

Using comparative cases from Guinea, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, this study explains why some refugee-hosting communities launch large-scale attacks on civilian r..

Global Migration

Pub Date : 2012-10-22 | Author : K. Khory | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9781137007124
ISBN 13 : 1137007125

Immigration today evokes passionate debates over questions of national identity, state sovereignty, and citizenship. Even as capital, goods, and services flow easily over national ..

Minority Rights In The Middle East

Pub Date : 2013-04-25 | Author : Joshua Castellino | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191668883
ISBN 13 : 0191668885

Within the Middle East there are a wide range of minority groups outside the mainstream religious and ethnic culture. This book provides a detailed examination of their rights as m..