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Internally Displaced Person By Jose Manuel Ferro Veiga
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"Nadie elige ser refugiado, ap átrida o desplazado" . Con esta sencilla frase, pero que encierra un gran valor, se pretende explicar al mundo la situación de millones de... More > personas que viven desplazadas; niños, mujeres y hombres a quienes echaron de sus casas o tuvieron que huir de ellas, ante el riesgo de perder su vida.< Less
DP - Memoir of a Post-War Childhood in Displaced Persons Camps in Germany By Karlis (Charlie) Dankers
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Memoir of the author's family's flight from the Soviet invasion of Latvia during World War II and his childhood on a farm in Bavaria and in various DP camps in post-war Germany. Includes personal... More > historical narrative and select documents relating to the German and Soviet occupations of Latvia and the author's father's significant role as Director General in Latvia under the German occupation during the period of 1941-1944. Contains 120 photos within the text.< Less
LEGAL DISCREPANCIES: INTERNAL DISPLACEMENT OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN AFRICA By Veronica Patience Fynn
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Veronica Fynn’s “Legal Discrepancies: Internal Displacement of Women and Children in Africa” is not only timely (produced soon after Africa adopts its historical Convention on the... More > Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced People in Africa, 2009). “Legal Discrepancies: Legal Discrepancies: Internal Displacement of Women and Children in Africa” offers the first comprehensive, holistic, and multi-disciplinary examination on the efficacy of international, regional and national laws and policies in protecting and assisting IDPs. Fynn’s research provides a thought provoking framework for academics, lawyers, public health practitioners, aid workers, national governments, regional institutions and international organizations to rethink the legal space within which internally displaced peoples lingers.< Less
Faith-based Responses to Displaced Boko Haram Victims: A Case Study of Baptist Churches in Ogbomoso Land Nigeria By Adebayo Ola Afolaranmi
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Concerns of many stakeholders in peacebuilding and conflict transformation processes have been on how to stop or minimize conflicts and make peace a lasting process. However, less attention is given... More > to persons that are affected by the conflicts and forcefully displaced from their locations. This research investigated the extent Baptist churches in Ogbomoso land Nigeria are responding to transforming the lives of a unique set of forcefully displaced persons from Boko Haram insurgency affected areas in the north-eastern part of Nigeria that migrated back to their ancestral homes.< Less
Misplaced Persons By Harley L Sachs
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Though set in different locales what these stories have in common is a central character who is out of his element, in the wrong place, coming to grips with cultural, generational, or physical... More > displacement. In PROBLEM FOR THE TEACHER an expatriate fumbles for a living; in LIMBO an ex-G.I. is adrift in Copenhagen; in TRIUMPH OF THE WILL a nervous wreck seeks recuperation; in MISCALCULATION a would be tax evader succumbs to his own fears; in THE LIE a drunk gets himself into difficulties, and in THE GIRLS OF FREDERIKSHAVN an old man is trapped by girls looking for action. In HELLO, IRA? a young man gets phone calls from his dead mother. In A BUBBE MEYSE a Jewish mother tells about her son Yeshuah. In WOUNDED WARRIOR a VA doctor is haunted by memories of old battle wounds. Almost 40 stories in all.< Less
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FLOTSAM By Bart Wolffe
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An exceptional essay in alienation from the pen of Bart Wolffe, leading playwright, novelist and poet from Zimbabwe, FLOTSAM describes a world of displacement and exile. It invests in a journey to... More > retain identity and contact with a man's roots while attempting to find new reference and hope for the future. Set in London's borough of Camden, we have here an under the skin insight into the struggle facing new emigrants and adjustment to a very different world from a person's original homeland.< Less
Life, Love, and Loss: Short Stories and Poems Based on True Events By Magdalin M. Szabo
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War has horrific, widespread consequences that include destruction and chaos in the lives of all it affects. In a collection of short stories and poems based on true events, Magdalin Szabo draws on... More > personal childhood experiences to open the eyes of others to the impact of global conflict during the twentieth century. Through diverse characters, settings, and writings, Szabo shares a glimpse into several crises in the former Yugoslavia as a young woman is forced into an arranged marriage in a town where meddling is a sport; another is driven on a journey to freedom after German ethnic cleansing splinters her family; and as a family receives final letters from a grandmother forced into a death camp in the aftermath of World War II. Included are ten poems that highlight the blending of nature and man, the emotions surrounding the loss of a homeland, and reflections that accompany the aging process.< Less
Life, Love, and Loss: Short Stories and Poems Based on True Events By Magdalin M. Szabo
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War has horrific, widespread consequences that include destruction and chaos in the lives of all it affects. In a collection of short stories and poems based on true events, Magdalin Szabo draws on... More > personal childhood experiences to open the eyes of others to the impact of global conflict during the twentieth century. Through diverse characters, settings, and writings, Szabo shares a glimpse into several crises in the former Yugoslavia as a young woman is forced into an arranged marriage in a town where meddling is a sport; another is driven on a journey to freedom after German ethnic cleansing splinters her family; and as a family receives final letters from a grandmother forced into a death camp in the aftermath of World War II. Included are ten poems that highlight the blending of nature and man, the emotions surrounding the loss of a homeland, and reflections that accompany the aging process.< Less
Edge of Civilization By Jennifer Ott
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Earl Hollsopple lived on the edge of civilization in a deserted shack for nearly forty years. His life was one beautiful night of stargazing after another, until a helicopter flies overhead, and... More > exposing his meager world. It is a sign; it is time for him to return to civilization Unknowingly, Earl’s journey parallels another he had deeply repressed, and that is his return from the Vietnam War. The lone survivor of a plane crash, Earl waits for rescue that never comes. He is left to find his way home alone. On his quests, old Earl and young Earl learn lessons of survival, overcoming isolation and handling conflicts; his travels teach him not just about himself, but humankind. Reaching pivotal points in both journeys, Earl meets fateful loves, leading to destinies that are ultimately intertwined. Everything in life circles until we are able to answer the riddles that plaque man and humanity. Only until we take the journey, solve the problems of our own existence, do we find our way home.< Less

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