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Managing the Undesirables / Edition 1

Managing the Undesirables / Edition 1

by Michel Agier
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745649017

ISBN-13: 9780745649016

Pub. Date: 02/02/2011

Publisher: Wiley

After seven years of study in the refugee camps, chiefly in Africa, Michel Agier reveals their 'disquieting ambiguity' and stresses the imperative need to take into account forms of improvisation and challenge that are currently transforming the camps, sometimes making them into towns and heralding the emergence of political subjects.

Overview

After seven years of study in the refugee camps, chiefly in Africa, Michel Agier reveals their 'disquieting ambiguity' and stresses the imperative need to take into account forms of improvisation and challenge that are currently transforming the camps, sometimes making them into towns and heralding the emergence of political subjects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745649016
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/02/2011
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of acronyms
Introduction: From Vulnerable to Undesirable
Part One: A World of Undesirables, a System of Camps
Chapter 1. Refugees, Displaced, Expelled: the Itinerary of the Stateless
Chapter 2. Refugee Camps Today. An Attempted Inventory
Part Two: Everyday Life in the Twenty-First Century's Refugee Camps
Chapter 3. An Ethnologist in the Refugee Camps
Chapter 4. The Interminable Insomnia of Exile. The Camp as an Ordinary Exceptionalism
Chapter 5. Experiences of Wandering, Borders and Camps: Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea
Chapter 6. Surviving, Reviving, Leaving, Remaining. The Long Life of Angolan Refugees in Zambia
Chapter 7. The Camp-Towns. Somalia in Kenya
Chapter 8. In the Name of the Refugees. Political Representation and Action in the Camps
Chapter 9. Who Will Speak Out in the Camp? A Study of Refugees' Testimony
Part Three: After the Camps
Chapter 10. If this is a town
Chapter 11. If this is a world
Chapter 12. If this is a government
Conclusion
Bibliography

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