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..

Humanitarianism In Question

Pub Date : 2008-03-14 | Author : Michael Barnett | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780801465086
ISBN 13 : 0801465087

Years of tremendous growth in response to complex emergencies have left a mark on the humanitarian sector. Various matters that once seemed settled are now subjects of intense deba..

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..

Protracted Refugee Situations

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Gil Loescher | Publisher : UN

ISBN 10 : 9280811584
ISBN 13 : 9789280811582

Over two-thirds of the world's refugees are trapped in protracted refugee situations, struggling to survive in remote and insecure parts of the world. This volume presents a range ..