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Lessons from Refugees

Research Ethics in the Context of Resettlement in South America

Marcia Vera Espinoza

tensions between the actors involved in refugee resettlement in both Chile and Brazil ( Vera Espinoza 2018b ). I used different strategies to reach participants, mainly through gatekeepers and snowballing. In both research sites I conducted participant

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Sacred Welcomes

How Religious Reasons, Structures, and Interactions Shape Refugee Advocacy and Settlement

Benjamin Boudou, Hans Leaman, and Maximilian Miguel Scholz

Refugee Resettlement Transnational alliances and ideological affinities have helped motivate nations to admit asylum-seekers and resettle refugees. Recently, historians of international law and diplomacy have become attentive to the role that religious

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Every Campus A Refuge

A Small College’s Engagement with Refugee Resettlement

Diya Abdo and Krista Craven

future. Process Many colleges and universities around the world are engaging the refugee crisis and refugee resettlement in important and viable ways. For example, the College of Southern Idaho’s Refugee Figure 1 Guilford College faculty

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Teaching globalisation in the social sciences

The effectiveness of a refugee simulation

Stacy Keogh George

vulnerable strata of society’ (Lubbers 2002) while generating empathy for the refugees who are forced into the migratory process. By participating in the simulation, students develop a realistic view of the refugee resettlement process. Furthermore, the

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Publications and Conferences

Joel W. Abdelmoez, Lucia Volk, and Marcia C. Inhorn

implementation of repatriation or deportation. 4. Legal and Bureaucratic Challenges: Middle Eastern refugees face numerous challenges upon arriving in ‘host’ countries, some of which are legal or bureaucratic hurdles. The bureaucracy of refugee resettlement

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‘Refugees Are Welcome Here!’

How Public Opinion Got Ahead of Government in Summer 2015 and Stayed There

Maurice Wren

positive developments in the UK around which we can seek to build a new consensus in support of providing refugee protection. In fact, the very concession made by the government in 2015 to assuage public concerns – the Syrian Refugee Resettlement Programme

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Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Mette Louise Berg, and Johanna Waters

responses to (forced) migration, Marcia Vera Espinoza draws together this section by offering critical reflections on the ethics of conducting research with Palestinian and Colombian refugees resettled in South America. In his introduction to the “Creative

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Working against and with the State

From Sanctuary to Resettlement

Audrey Macklin

sponsorship within a statist frame that differentiates asylum from resettlement. More specifically, it explains how states depict asylum as a threat to sovereignty and refugee resettlement as sovereignty's benevolent face. This sets up the distinct political

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Patti Tamara Lenard and Laura Madokoro

communism ( Bon Tempo 2008 ). More recently, the Trump administration's attack on refugee resettlement efforts and the issues raised by the Black Lives Matter movement highlighted the ways sanctuary has become elusive in the United States (even as President

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States of Displacement: Middle Eastern Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons and Asylum Seekers in Global Context

Lucia Volk and Marcia C. Inhorn

Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the number of refugees resettled in safe countries during 2020 is on course to be the lowest in almost two decades ( Siegfried 2020 ). When 74 migrants drowned off the coast of Libya in November 2020, it barely made headlines