Global Refugee Crisis: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition

  • Mark Gibney
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  • ISBN-10: 1598844563
  • ISBN-13: 9781598844566
  • DDC: 362.87
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 300 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released March 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

Covers the current global refugee crisis and examines the interrelated factors of immigration enforcement, international human rights law, political violence, and refugee protection.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
About the Book.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Tables and Figures.
Preface.
1: Background and History.
2: Problems, Controversies, and Solutions.
3: Special U.S. Issues.
4: Chronology.
5: Biographical Sketches.
6: Mahnaz Afkhami (1941-).
7: Sonya Aho (1966-).
8: Madeleine Albright (1937-).
9: Isabel Allende (1942-).
10: Hannah Arendt (1906-1975).
11: Christine Arnothy (1930-).
12: Mathangi Maya Arulpragasam (a.k.a. M.I.A.) (1977-).
13: Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956).
14: Nadia Comaneci (1961—).
15: Zohra Daoud (1954-).
16: Leandro Despouy (1947-).
17: Emmanuel Dongala (1941—).
18: Ariel Dorfman (1942-).
19: Jaroslav Drobny (1921-2001).
20: Albert Einstein (1879-1955).
21: Nawal El Saadawi (1931-).
22: Philip Emeagwali (1954-).
23: Enrico Fermi (1901-1954).
24: Tenzin Gyatso (1935-).
25: Thich Nhat Hanh (1926-).
26: Jóse Ramos Horta (1949-).
27: Michaëlle Jean (1957-).
28: Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944).
29: Fazil Kawani (1959-).
30: Mebrahtom Keflezighi (1975-).
31: Akbar Khurasani (1961—).
32: Walter Lam (1954-).
33: Raphael Lemkin (1901-1959).
34: Miriam Makeba (1932-2008).
35: Tatyana Mamonova (1943-).
36: Predrag Matvejevic (1932-).
37: Thabo Mbeki (1942-).
38: Golda Meir (1898-1978).
39: Makau Mutua (1958-).
40: Martina Navratilova (1956-).
41: Le Thanh Nhon (1940-2002).
42: Rudolf Nureyev (1938-1993).
43: Edward Said (1935-2003).
44: Nolvia Dominguez Skjetne (1948-).
45: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008).
46: George Soros (1930-).
47: Loung Ung (1970-).
48: Alek Wek (1977-).
49: Gao Xingjian (1940-).
50: Data and Documents.
51: International and Regional Treaties.
52: Data on Asylum Applicants for Selected Western States 2008, 1998, and 1988.
53: Directory of Organizations.
54: Resources.
Glossary.
Index.
About the Author.