Refugees in an Age of Genocide: Global, National and Local Perspectives during the Twentieth Century

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Routledge, 12 okt. 2012 - 544 pagina's
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This is a study of the history of global refugee movements over the 20th century, ranging from east European Jews fleeing Tsarist oppression at the turn of the century to asylum seekers from the former Zaire and Yugoslavia. Recognizing that the problem of refugees is a universal one, the authors emphasize the human element which should be at the forefront of both the study of refugees and responses to them.
 

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Despite its title, this book focuses on British policy toward refugees in the 20th century. The authors establish unequivocally that asylum for the persecuted is a "privilege granted by the state and ... Volledige recensie lezen

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List ofIllustrations
Kosovo
Refugees Place and Memory
Worldhistorylocal studiesand the refugee
PART 1THE CLOSING OF ASYLUM 19001932
Refugees and localsociety 2 Refugees andtheFirst World War Antialienism in theFirst
The local impact of Belgian refugees
Postwarantialienism
Conclusion
The Polishbackground and settlement inBritain
AntiCommunist Fervour Takes Hold
Lifein Britain
Conclusion
Settlement inBritain
The flightfrom persecution Offers ofasylum
CLOSINGTHE DOORS 12The KurdsAMoment of Humanity in an Era of Restriction?

PART2 THE FASCISTERA 19331945
The legacy of theBasque refugees
Themeaning of asylum during the 1930s
Domestic serviceand
War internment and after Warrefugees and local
Survivorsand the local world
British responses tothe crisis Theformer Yugoslavsin Local responsesConclusion Britain
The Zaireanbackground The Zairean refugee movement
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Copyright

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Over de auteur (2012)

Tony Kushner is the author of over two dozen plays, including Angels in America, for which he received the Tony Award and the Pulitzer Prize for the best play of 1993.

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