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Refugees & political asylum books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Refugees & political asylum category. Presented with a red border are the Refugees & political asylum books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Urban Refugees Challenges in Protection, Services and Policy by Koichi (Daito Bunka University, Tokyo) Koizumi Urban Refugees Challenges in Protection, Services and Policy
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Urban refugees now account for over half the total number of refugees worldwide. Yet to date, far more research has been done on refugees living in camps and settlements set up expressly for them. This book provides crucial insights into...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/02/2018

Migrant, Refugee, Smuggler, Saviour by Peter Tinti, Tuesday Reitano Migrant, Refugee, Smuggler, Saviour
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When states, charities and NGOs either ignore or are overwhelmed by movement of people on a vast scale, criminal networks step into the breach. This book explains what happens next.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

Political Asylum Deceptions The Culture of Suspicion by Carol Bohmer, Amy Shuman Political Asylum Deceptions The Culture of Suspicion
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This book explores the legitimacy of political asylum applications in the US and UK through an examination of the varieties of evidence, narratives, and documentation with which they are assessed.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/01/2018

Living Beyond the Borders Essays on Global Immigrants and Refugees by Edward Shizha Living Beyond the Borders Essays on Global Immigrants and Refugees

The book presents multiple perspectives and arguments on how immigrants and refugees react to their `new home' in the North and how they maintain memories of their country of origin.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/01/2018

America's Arab Refugees Vulnerability and Health on the Margins by Marcia C. Inhorn America's Arab Refugees Vulnerability and Health on the Margins

America's Arab Refugees is a timely examination of the world's worst refugee crisis since World War II. Tracing the history of Middle Eastern wars-especially the U.S. military interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan-to the current refugee crisis, Marcia C. Inhorn examines...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Women and Borders Refugees, Migrants and Communities by Seema Shekhawat Women and Borders Refugees, Migrants and Communities

Experiences of women migrants and refugees at the border
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/12/2017

Rescue Refugees and the Political Crisis of Our Time by David Miliband Rescue Refugees and the Political Crisis of Our Time

Across the globe 65 million people are fleeing for their lives. As head of the International Rescue Committee, David Miliband has first-hand insight on the refugee crisis and what we can do about it as ordinary citizens. His message is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/11/2017

Uprooted How 3000 Years of Jewish Civilization in the Arab World Vanished Overnight by Lyn Julius Uprooted How 3000 Years of Jewish Civilization in the Arab World Vanished Overnight


Format: Hardback - Released: 09/11/2017

Coming Soon

Living in Limbo Conflict-Induced Displacement in Europe and Central Asia by Steven B. Holtzman Living in Limbo Conflict-Induced Displacement in Europe and Central Asia

An analysis of the multi-faceted nature of impoverishment and vulnerability which emerges from long periods of conflict-induced displacement, this text reviews the situation of displaced in the context of a wide range of measures of vulnerability and concludes that significant...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/02/2018

After the Fall Srebrenica Survivors in St Louis by Patrick McCarthy, Tom Maday, David Rohde After the Fall Srebrenica Survivors in St Louis
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War in the Balkans in the 1990s displaced millions, including nearly 20,000 refugees from Bosnia-Herzegovina to the American city of St Louis. This text looks at the impact of the war and the reality of ethnic cleansing in the life...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

Lives in Limbo Voices of Refugees Under Temporary Protection by Michael Leach, Fethi Mansouri Lives in Limbo Voices of Refugees Under Temporary Protection
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In this book, 35 refugees, all temporary protection visa (TPV) holders, and mostly from Iraq and Afghanistan, talk directly about their quest for asylum in Australia. They provide poignant details of persecution in their home country, their journey to Australia,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Refuge Transforming a Broken Refugee System by Alexander Betts, Paul Collier Refuge Transforming a Broken Refugee System
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Europe is facing its greatest refugee crisis since the Second World War, yet the institutions responding to it remain virtually unchanged from those created in the post-war era. Going beyond the scenes of desperation which have become all-too-familiar in the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2018

Facilitating the Resettlement and Rights of Climate Refugees An Argument for Developing Existing Principles and Practices by Avidan Kent, Simon Behrman Facilitating the Resettlement and Rights of Climate Refugees An Argument for Developing Existing Principles and Practices
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One of the most significant impacts of climate change is migration. Yet, to date, climate-induced migrants are falling within what has been defined by some as a `protection gap'. This book addresses this issue, first by identifying precisely where the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/04/2018

Hara Hotel The Refugee Journey from Syria to Greece by Teresa Thornhill Hara Hotel The Refugee Journey from Syria to Greece

A first-hand account of a Greek refugee camp - and the stories of the refugees staying there
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/04/2018

Other books in this genre

Ethnocide: A Cultural Narrative of Refugee Detention in Hong Kong A Cultural Narrative of Refugee Detention in Hong Kong by Joe Thomas Ethnocide: A Cultural Narrative of Refugee Detention in Hong Kong A Cultural Narrative of Refugee Detention in Hong Kong

This title was first published in 2000: An ethnographic inquiry into the socio-cultural dynamics of the Vietnamese asylum seeker detention centres in Hong Kong during the period of 1988-1995. It deals essentially with the British asylum policy towards Vietnamese refugees...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/11/2017

Breaking the impasse reducing protracted internal displacement as a collective outcome by Walter Kelin, United Nations: Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Hannah Entwisle Chapuisat Breaking the impasse reducing protracted internal displacement as a collective outcome
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This OCHA-commissioned study offers a better understanding of protracted internal displacement and related challenges. The study finds that addressing protracted internal displacement is not a purely humanitarian concern, but rather a key development and political challenge.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Impossible Refuge The Control and Constraint of Refugee Futures by Georgina (University of Newcastle, Australia) Ramsay Impossible Refuge The Control and Constraint of Refugee Futures
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Impossible Refuge brings the perspectives of refugees into rapidly emerging dialogues about contemporary situations of mass forced migration, asking: what does it mean to be displaced? Based on multi-sited ethnographic research conducted with refugees from Central Africa living in situations...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Violent Borders Refugees and the Right to Move by Reece Jones Violent Borders Refugees and the Right to Move

A major new exploration of the refugee crisis, focusing on how borders are formed and policed
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

Children of the Camp The Lives of Somali Youth Raised in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya by Catherine-Lune Grayson Children of the Camp The Lives of Somali Youth Raised in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya

This original study carefully considers how young people perceive their living environment and how growing up in exile structures their view of the past and their country of origin, and the future and its possibilities.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

The Refugee Challenge in Post-Cold War America by Maria (Howard A. Newman Professor of American Studies and History, Cornell University) Garcia The Refugee Challenge in Post-Cold War America
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The Refugee Challenge in Post-Cold War America examines the geopolitical and domestic interests that have shaped US refugee and asylum policy since 1989. In the post-Cold War era, policymakers consider a wider range of populations as potentially eligible for refuge:...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Gender, Violence, Refugees by Susanne Buckley-Zistel Gender, Violence, Refugees

Providing nuanced accounts of how the social identities of men and women, the context of displacement and the experience or manifestation of violence interact, this collection offers conceptual analyses and in-depth case studies to illustrate how gender relations are affected...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

The New Odyssey The Story of the Twenty-First Century Refugee Crisis by Patrick Kingsley The New Odyssey The Story of the Twenty-First Century Refugee Crisis

Named One of NPR's Best Books of 2017 In the humane tradition of Katherine Boo's Behind the Beautiful Forevers comes a searing account of the international refugee crisis.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/07/2017

Forcibly displaced toward a development approach supporting refugees, the internally displaced, and their hosts by World Bank Forcibly displaced toward a development approach supporting refugees, the internally displaced, and their hosts


Format: Paperback - Released: 21/06/2017

The Palestinian Refugees in Jordan 1948-1957 by Avi Plascov The Palestinian Refugees in Jordan 1948-1957

There is perhaps no aspect of the Arab-Israeli conflict that is more complex and more emotionally charged than the problem of the Palestinian refugees. The atmosphere surrounding the discussion has led to confusion, so that the facts have become unclear...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/05/2017

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