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‘Refugees Are Welcome Here!’

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

Maurice Wren

For those working at the coalface of the refugee and asylum system – whether supporting families, adults or separated children as they seek protection, or pressing the government for more asylum system reform, or trying to inform and influence

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Lessons from Refugees

Research Ethics in the Context of Resettlement in South America

Marcia Vera Espinoza

From 2012 to 2015 I conducted research exploring the experiences of resettlement of a group of Colombian and Palestinian refugees in Chile and Brazil ( Vera Espinoza 2015 , 2017 , 2018a , 2018b ). The research methodology used a qualitatively

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Expat, Local, and Refugee

“Studying Up” the Global Division of Labor and Mobility in the Humanitarian Industry in Jordan

Reem Farah

Introduction Since 2012, over a million Syrians have fled to Jordan, 671,551 of whom are registered refugees ( UNOCHA 2019 ). Due to economic instability and rising unemployment in the country, the incoming demographic was scapegoated for

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Refugees and Fish Fingers

How Visegrad Policymakers Used Emancipatory Narratives to Establish a ‘Right to Reject’

Lucia Najslova

A policy workshop on refugees has just ended. This one was in a format in which academics and journalists presented their observations from recent months and diplomats and other academics sat in the audience. Participants now continued the

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In Memory of Eleanor Rathbone, so-called ‘MP for Refugees’

Susan Cohen

, the Nazi occupation of Austria in March, that transformed the escalating European refugee crisis into a catastrophe, and propelled Eleanor into a more vigorous campaign that focused on the welfare and rescue of refugees, especially Jews, in and from

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Laborers, Migrants, Refugees

Managing Belonging, Bodies, and Mobility in (Post)Colonial Kenya and Tanzania

Hanno Brankamp and Patricia Daley

neighboring countries, in particular Kenya and Tanzania. By 2000, Tanzania was hosting around 702,000 refugees and asylum seekers, while Kenya was home to over 219,000 ( UNHCR 2004 ). Since then, Kenya's refugee population has soared to 490,000, while 337

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Ben-Gurion and the Palestinian Refugees

Ideology, Morality, and Praxis

Yossi Goldstein

The trends in the literature on David Ben-Gurion's position on the 1948 Palestinian refugee problem can be divided into two main categories, with Benny Morris's (1987) The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem marking a watershed between the

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Enacting “Bottom-up” Solidarity in Labor Market Integration for Refugees in England

Sonia Morano-Foadi, Peter Lugosi, and Clara Della Croce

Refugees face multiple barriers when entering the labor market ( Campion 2018 ; Lee et al. 2020 ). Limited language skills and low levels of social capital are often substantial obstacles for refugees to access employment ( Cheung and Phillimore

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Local Faith Actors and the Global Compact on Refugees

Heather Wurtz and Olivia Wilkinson

Introduction This article examines the role of local faith actors in institutional responses to refugees (henceforth refugee response), first in relation to global policy guidelines and frameworks promoted through the Global Compact for

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The Christian Right and Refugee Rights

The Border Politics of Anti-communism and Anti-discrimination in South Korea

Angie Heo

destination known for its white sand beaches and volcanic landscape. Throughout that summer, thousands of protestors belted out slogans like “Kungmin Mŏnjŏda!” (Nation First!) and “Katcha Nanmin Out!” (Fake Refugees Out!) that reverberated between the island