Forced Displacement: Why Rights Matter

Forced Displacement: Why Rights Matter

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349356973
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Edition description: 1st ed. 2008
Pages: 261
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

KATARZYNA GRABSKA worked as a Projects Coordinator and Researcher at the Forced Migration and Refugee Studies program at the American University, Egypt. Sheis currently researching changes in gender relations as a result of forced migration, and the return of populations among southern Sudanese refugees, at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK.

LYLA MEHTA is Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK. She is author of 'The Politics and Poetics of Water' and editor of'Displaced by Development'.

Table of Contents

Introduction; K.Grabska and L.Mehta Protection and Durable Solutions: Regimes for Development and Conflict-Induced Internally Displaced and Resettled Populations; R.Muggah Rights and Development-Induced Displacement: Risk Management or Social Protection?; B.Morvaridi Brothers or Poor Cousins? Rights, Policies and the Wellbeing of Refugees in Egypt; K.Grabska Refugees or Foreigners? The Case of Palestinians in Lebanon; J.Suleiman Access to Economic and Social Rights in First Countries of Asylum and Repatriation: A Case Study of Eritrean Refugees in Sudan; G.Kibreab Rights and Decisions to Return: Internally Displaced Persons in Post-war Sudan; M.Assal Rights, Needs and Responsibility: Challenges to Rights-Based Advocacy for Refugees' Health and Education in Lebanon; S.Trad and M.Kagan Indigenous Peoples, Displacement Through 'Development' and Rights Violations: The Case of the Orang Asli of Peninsular Malaysia; C.Yong Ooi Lin Why are Human Rights Violated with Impunity? Forced Displacement in India's Narmada Valley; L.Mehta Protests Against UNHCR to Achieve Rights: Some Reflections; B.Harrell-Bond Conclusion; K.Grabska and L.Mehta

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