Refugees Worldwide, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313378088
  • ISBN-13: 9780313378089
  • DDC: 305.9
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1414 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released May 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Refugees Worldwide includes examples of first-person refugee stories from around the world—eye-opening information not available in any other work. Drawing on the expertise of myriad international researchers, theoreticians, and practitioners from representative nations around the world, this four-volume set effectively speaks to a number of refugee issues from a truly global perspective.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Refugees Worldwide: An Introduction.
2: The Complexity of Refugee Voice.
3: The Many Faces of Forced Migration.
4: Environmental Change and Migration.
5: Refugees and Poverty.
6: The Nutrition of Refugees.
7: Ethnic Identities, Political Boundaries, and the Quest for Durable Solutions.
8: Human Rights and Refugees in Times of Increasing Human Mobility.
9: Refugees and National Security: Crossing the Threshold of Insecurity.
10: Refugee Women.
11: Separated Refugee Children.
12: Refugees Worldwide: Regional Issues.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Refugees: Global Health Issues.
2: Refugee Voices: Health Issues.
3: Refugee Health.
4: Infectious Diseases among Refugees.
5: Refugees and HIV/AIDS.
6: The Health and Well-being of Refugee Children and Adolescents: Challenges and Opportunities.
7: Refugee Women’s Health.
8: Elder Refugee Health.
9: Refugees with Disabilities: More Vulnerable, More at Risk.
10: Cultural Influences on Health.
11: Research in Conflict-Affected Settings, Complex Emergencies, and Circumstances of Forced Migration: Issues and Challenges.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Refugees: Global Mental Health Issues.
2: Refugee Voices: Bosnian Refugees and Their New Lives in St. Louis, Missouri.
3: Torture and Refugees.
4: Trauma and Its Effects on Refugee Families.
5: Mental Health Issues of Child and Adolescent Refugees.
6: Refugee Women: Mental Health and Well-Being.
7: Sexual Violence and War.
8: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Psychopathology in Refugees: A Reflective Cross-Cultural Contextual View of Mental Health Interventions.
9: Perspectives on Alcohol and Substance Abuse in Refugee Settings: Lessons from the Field.
10: Culture, Family, and Social Networks: Ethno-cultural Influences on Recovery, Reconnection and Resettlement of Refugee Families.
11: Shaping Empowering Spaces for Refugee Settlement.
12: Review of Refugee Mental Health Interventions Following Resettlement: Best Practices and Recommendations.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Refugee Laws, Policies, and Services: An Overview.
2: Refugee Voices: Policy Implications.
3: The Operations of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and Nongovernmental Organizations in Refugee Protection and Humanitarian Assistance.
4: International Health Regulations and Global Reporting Laws.
5: Resettlement as a Durable Solution.
6: The Search for Solutions: Programs, Services, and Interventions to Facilitate Resettlement and Assist Refugee Families.
7: Social Policy and Services for Refugees.
8: Social Work with Refugees.
9: Voluntary Repatriation in the Twenty-first Century.
10: Ethical Considerations in Research with Refugees.
11: Resettlement Law and Refugees: A Case Example from the United States.
12: Refugees Worldwide: Issues of Concern and the Future.
About the Editors and Contributors.