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“Global Minds, Local Bodies: Kosovar Transnational Connections Beyond British Columbia”
(York University, Centre for Refugee Studies, 2006)
In 1999, 905 Kosovar refugees settled in the province of British Columbia (BC) in Canada. Despite their sudden and forced departure, many have maintained contact with and returned to visit Kosovo/a. We contend that these ...
"Beyond Either/Or: A Feminist Analysis of September 11th"
(University of British Columbia, 2003)
â€˜Feminist geopoliticsâ€™ offers a critical framework for analyzing the events and aftermath of September 11th. This grid of intelligibility seeks to provide a more accountable, embodied understanding of intersections of ...
“Preventive, Palliative, or Punitive? Safe Spaces in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Somalia, and Sri Lanka”
(Oxford University Press, 2003)
Some safe havens and protected areas are safer than others for internally displaced persons situated in war zones. The research presented compares three such areas: the 'safe cities' of Bosnia-Herzegovina, a UN-sanctioned ...
“Settling Like a State: Acehnese Refugees in Vancouver”
(Oxford University Press, 2006)
In Canada, the phenomenon of urban refugees is largely an expression of state-managed practices, not spontaneous migration and settlement. This study focuses on the distinctly North American, and specifically Canadian, ...
"The Methods and Meanings of Collaborative Team Research"
(Sage Publications, 2010)
Team research enables the collection of multiple, sometimes conflicting, stories of migration, family, and belonging. Using common qualitative methods within a team research context can stretch these research techniques ...
"Business and Bludgeon at the Border: a Transnational Political Economy of Human Displacement in Thailand and Burma"
(Springer Verlag, 2001)
Transnational economic integration between Thailand and Burma is intimately linked to protection for Burmese refugees in Thailand. In the case of Burmese nationals who seek safety in Thailand, their protection becomes more ...
“UNHCR and the Status of Prima Facie Refugees in Kenya”
(Oxford University Press, 1998)
“A Post-Cold War Geography of Forced Migration in Kenya and Somalia”
(Taylor and Francis, 1999)
Drawing on recent research in the Horn of Africa, emerging patterns of managing forced migration in the post-Cold War landscape are identified and analyzed. While camps continue to house refugees, tbe meaning and value of ...
Refugees and Human Smuggling: The Case of Sri Lanka
(Centre for Refugee Studies, 2010-09-15)