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Project: Hope By Madelyn Neal
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A compilation of poetry, short stories, diary entries, and interviews, detailing the extraordinary lives of refugee children who have resettled in Indianapolis, Indiana in the hopes of a better life.
Guantánamo: Culture, Trauma, and the Cuban Rafter Crisis of 1994 -1996 By Elizabeth Campisi
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This book is an ethnographic and historical account of the Cuban rafter crisis of 1994-1996, which focuses on the traumatic experiences the Cubans had before and during their stay in the camps in... More > Guantanamo, and examines how those experiences helped shape the camp culture on the base. It includes the rafters' own descriptions of their experiences, and documents some of the artwork they made in the camps.< Less
Migration Letters - Vol 12 No 3 - September 2015 By Migration Letters
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SPECIAL ISSUE on SYRIAN CRISIS AND MIGRATION Edited by Yazgan, Utku, Sirkeci - Syrian Crisis and Migration | The international migration and foreign policy nexus: the case of Syrian refugee crisis by... More > Aras, Mencütek | Deconstructing Turkey’s “Open Door” Policy towards Refugees from Syria by Koca | Educational Assessment of Syrian Refugees in Turkey by Bircan, Sunata | Perceptions and newspaper coverage of Syrian refugees in Turkey by Yaylacı, Karakuş | Vulnerability leading to mobility: Syrians’ exodus from Turkey by Öner, Genç | A Socio-economic Perspective on the Urbanisation of Zaatari Camp in Jordan by Dalal | A Missing Element in Migration Theories by Douglas S. Massey | Dissatisfied, feeling unequal and inclined to emigrate: Perceptions from Macedonia in a MIMIC model by Petreski, Petreski | Comparing Turkish to Romanian migrants by Pötzschke | Reform and the HuKou System in China by Cui, Cohen | Measuring impact and the most influential works in Migration Studies by Sirkeci, Cohen< Less
My Paperback Book By Augustin Nsabimana
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Surrounded by the luscious, peaceful landscape of rural Rwanda, Augustin's family lived a comfortable life. At seven years old, Augustin's life and those around him shockingly changed in an instant.... More > Fleeing by foot, head cringed under the weight of belongings, constantly trying to move to a safer destination, an inconceivable distance was traveled across the span of three countries. War followed Augustin and all that he knew far beyond the 100 days known as the Rwandan Genocide. Augustin was one among many searching for a way through the jungles of the Zaire. He lived in multiple refugee camps along the way. Lines of innocent mothers, children, husbands, and neighbors who were hard working generous people suffered tortuously for years. The raw honesty Augustin relives shares what he saw all around him. The miserable reality Augustin was immersed in, struggling for survival, didn't cease until he came to an unexpected destination.< Less
Lost in Nomansland By Robin Eddy
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Hans Kassner, trained as a watchmaker in the capital of East Prussia, is wounded in WW1. He meets and marries Mili Schneider, a Jewish night-club singer, but their only son Julius later joins the... More > SS. Hans' best friend Carl Hallersen has a brief affair with Mili, whom Hans then marries, to his parents' disapproval. WW2 comes. Carl and Julius are both sent east, Mili is taken to a camp which Hans penetrates, in search of her. As the Russians advance, he desperately flees westwards. On the way he chances on a Belgian count who has been left for dead, saves this man's life and is given a residence on the border with Germany. One day, Gadmen,a young philosophy student, arrives and provides Hans with some companionship. Hans now has a Belgian identity, not wishing the world to know he is a German - for he once committed an atrocity which could put him behind bars. The tension mounts and there is a sad but fitting ending.< Less
Gya Arakan By Liz Mys & Andrew Day
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The Rohingya have been designated as one of the world's most persecuted ethnic minorities by the United Nations. Hundreds of thousands of people have fled to neighboring countries to escape the... More > violence and persecution in their native homeland of Myanmar. Bangladesh hosts the largest population of refugees. This book describes the dire conditions the refugees are living in, personalizes their daily struggles and captures the execrable situation in the camps and the hope of Rohingya refugees in spite of their suffering. The book provides an in depth description and tells the stories from the refugees •Fleeing across the border •Human Trafficking •Repatriation •The Camps - Living conditions in the UNHCR and unregistered camps - lack of medical care in the camps •Shortage of food supplies; the trade of food rations and food cards for survival •Education & Illiteracy •Exploitation within camps •Plans to relocate the refugees & the impact from the plan to develop Cox's bazar tourism< Less
Migration Letters | Vol 12 No 1 | January 2015 By Migration Letters
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Turkish Muslims in a German city: Entrepreneurial and residential self-determination, S. Hackett - The impact of migrant workers' remittances on the living standards of families in Morocco: A... More > propensity score matching approach, J. Bouoiyour & A. Miftah - Finnish refugee children’s experiences of Swedish refugee camps during the Second World War, M. Paksuniemi - Revisiting the motivations behind remittance behaviour: Evidence of debt-financed migration from Afghanistan, C. Loschmann & M. Siegel - Recruitment through migrant social networks from Latvia to the United Kingdom: Motivations, processes and developments, D. Mccollum & E. Apsite-Berina - "You can't just step from one place to another": The socio-politics of illegality in migration from Zimbabwe to South Africa, S. Morreira...< Less
God Answers My Prayers By Choodey Charles
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The Memoirs of Choodey Charles from his childhood in Karen State Burma, to life in the refugee camps on the Thailand border to his resettlement in Finland. Touching, insightful, at time both humorous... More > and tragic, this is the story of an amazing life as told by the man himself. In Sgaw Karen language.< Less
Uganda: Resilience in the Face of Brutality By Jo Hauser
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What is it like to treat the sick living in Internally Displaced Persons Camps in Northern Uganda. In words and pictures Jo Hauser documents his experiences and reflects on the response of the Acholi... More > people to a brutal twenty-year war. The energy and smiles of the children make even the darkest days seem bright.< Less
Uganda: Resilience in the Face of Brutality By Jo Hauser
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What is it like to treat the sick living in Internally Displaced Persons Camps in Northern Uganda. In words and pictures Jo Hauser documents his experiences and reflects on the response of the Acholi... More > people to a brutal twenty-year war. The energy and smiles of the children make even the darkest days seem bright.< Less

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