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Promoting ‘self-reliance’ for refugees: what does it really mean?

The following is a post by Naohiko Omata, author of The Myth of Self-Reliance: Economic Lives Inside a Liberian Refugee Camp. Promotion of ‘self-reliance’ for refugees has occupied a central seat in the policy arena of the international refugee regime in recent years. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) broadly defines self-reliance as ‘the social […]

World Refugee Day 2017

The United Nations’ (UN) World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year. This event draws public’s attention to the millions of refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide who have been forced to flee their homes due to war, conflict and persecution. For more information please visit www.un.org.   In marking this year’s observance, […]

World Refugee Day

  The United Nations’ (UN) World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year. This event draws public’s attention to the millions of refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide who have been forced to flee their homes due to war, conflict and persecution.   “Refugees are people like anyone else, like you and me. […]

Berghahn Books at the ISA 2016 Conference!

  We are delighted to inform you that we will be present at International Studies Association’s 57th Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA, March 16th – 19th, 2016. Please stop by the Book Exhibit Hall and visit our booth #622 to browse the latest selection of books at discounted prices & pick up some free journal […]

Enduring Uncertainty: Deportation, Punishment and Everyday Life

by Ines Hasselberg, University of Oxford     On the 14th of April of 2010, I was approached by J. who had come across my doctoral research webpage when she was desperately searching the net in an attempt to find a way to keep her husband in the UK. My doctoral research was centred on deportation […]

Diversity vs. National Community: Who wins in Scandinavia?

by Anders Hellström   Anders Hellström is the author of Trust Us: Reproducing the Nation and the Scandinavian Nationalist Populist Parties. Read the introduction for free here.

Why Every Country Must Become “An Immigrant Country”

This is a guest post written by Adam K Webb, contributor to Volume 62, Number 142 of the journal Theoria. Adam K Webb is the author of the article titled “Not an Immigrant Country? Non-Western Racism and the Duties of Global Citizenship.” What is an “immigrant country”? The phrase brings to mind for most people […]

Simulated Shelves: Browse September 2015 New Books

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Development Studies, Medical Anthropology, Politics, Refugee & Migration Studies and Urban Studies, along with a selection of our New in Paperback titles. _________________________________________________________________________   THE MERKEL REPUBLIC An Appraisal Edited by Eric Langenbacher

Simulated Shelves: Browse July 2015 New Books

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Applied Anthropology, Education, Film Studies, History, Media Studies, Refugee & Migration Studies, Socio-Legal Studies, and Sociology, along with a selection of our New in Paperback titles. We are especially excited to announce the publication of TELEVISION’S MOMENT by Christina von Hodenberg. “… A […]