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Displacement beyond conflict : challenges for the 21st century

McDowell, Chris (author.). Morrell, Gareth, (author.).

Summary: There is growing political concern about the increasing numbers of people displaced both within the borders of their countries and internationally. This volume explores the interrelated drivers of contemporary global displacement with a particular focus on low-level conflict, climatic and environmental change and infrastructure development. The authors examine the governance of global displacement assessing the protection needs and responses of national governments and the international community. It further considers options for improving the humanitarian and political management of this grow.

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  • OCLC: ocn732958396
  • ISBN: 1845457722
  • ISBN: 9781845457723
  • ISBN: 1845459830
  • ISBN: 9781845459833
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 199 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2010.

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: DISPLACEMENT BEYOND CONFLICT; Contents; List of Tables, Boxes and Figures; Foreword; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; CHAPTER ONE: Introduction; CHAPTER TWO: Displacement: Conceptual Difficulties; CHAPTER THREE: Counting the Displaced; CHAPTER FOUR: Governance and Management of Non-conflict Displacement; CHAPTER FIVE: Displacement as an Economic and Development Dilemma; CHAPTER SIX: Environment and Climate Change; CHAPTER SEVEN: Unstable Peace; CHAPTER EIGHT: Conclusion -- Displacement Challenges for the Twenty-first Century; Notes on Authors; Bibliography; Index.
Subject: Forced migration
Migration, Internal
Internally displaced persons

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