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A long way from home By Emily Stickland
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A family from 1800’s Famine Ireland and one from present- day war-torn Syria have to make a similar journey, centuries apart, from the homes they know and love to seek safety and security in... More > other lands. This is a universal story about the importance of welcoming and being understanding to refugees. Though we may have different cultures, we often share difficult histories.< Less
Remember Cambodia: The Aftermath of War By Sheila Pinkel
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This book is about the realities and dilemmas which confronted Cambodian people, especially those who escaped to refugee camps at the Thai-Cambodian border after 1979. It includes photographs taken... More > in three of those camps, Site 2, Site 8 and Kao-I-Dang. It includes maps of Cambodian history and a brief history of Cambodia and the border camps which were established after 1979. And it includes testimony by Cambodian people about their experiences during the years of Khmer Rouge control.< Less
Disruption By Glen Pearson
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Determined to have her organization help with the growing refugee problem presently challenging the world, CEO Emma Brookstone suddenly finds herself confronted by a troll and stalker determined to... More > make her life miserable. How she learns to handle this invasion in her life and career becomes the main thrust of Disruption. Played out on three different continents, Emma seeks to understand her attacker, discerning the best way forward. Disruption is tale of two women circling one another - a pursuit that involves hatred and compassion, ignorance and understanding, and ultimately destruction versus hope.< Less
The Lost Baggage of Silvia Guzmán By Mike Robbins
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When Silvia’s country falls apart after a coup, she flees to London. Picked up by the police, she is dumped for weeks in a bed-and-breakfast with a crazy landlady, then rescued by cold... More > intellectuals. She finds she is a nuisance to one side and a cause to the other, with no dreams, family or opinions of her own. Until she meets another, earlier, refugee; and then she has a surprise for everyone. The Lost Baggage of Silvia Guzmán is a story of flight, loss and the pain of exile. But it is also a sideways look at liberal London – perceptive, caustic and sometimes very funny.< Less
Turkish Migration 2016 Selected Papers By Ibrahim Sirkeci et al.
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TURKISH MIGRATION 2016 SELECTED PAPERS is compiled by Deniz Eroglu, Jeffrey H. Cohen and Ibrahim Sirkeci. These papers are a corrective to the limits of the poles and to any other models that seek to... More > dehumanize migrants and cast refugees as the victims of processes they cannot control. Our interests range across the social sciences and the humanities and engage with experiences and theories that contextualize mobility and look beyond the limits of the news cycle to answer fundamental questions about mobility and Turkish migration. The voices represented define some of the very best work taking place around the world and exploring the outcomes of mobility. In this volume there are 40 contributions under four sections covering Syrians in Turkey, Turks abroad, identity, politics and legal aspects of Turkish migration.< Less
Migration Letters - Vol 14 No 3 - September 2017 By Transnational Press London
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MIGRATION LETTERS, An International Journal of Migration Studies, Volume 14, Number 3, September 2017 | Content: | Editorial by Ibrahim Sirkeci | Migration and the internet by Thomas Cooke and Ian... More > Shuttleworth | Health, well-being, and urban refugees and asylum seekers: an agenda paper by Kelly Ann Yotebieng | The new ‘diaspora trap’ framework: Explaining return migration from South Africa to Zimbabwe beyond the ‘failure-success’ framework by Divane Nzima and Philani Moyo | Migration and security: in search of reconciliation by Islam Ahmed | Climate change and migration in the rural sector of northern Mexico (Zacatecas and San Luis Potosí)by Ana María Aragonés Castañer and Uberto Salgado Nieto | Towards a Migration Letters Index: the most influential works and authors in Migration Studies by Ibrahim Sirkeci, Jeffrey H. Cohen, Andrej Přívara< Less
Men With a Mission By Gordon Smith
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When Major Jack Roberts of the Australian army was tasked to find three incredible men to seek out Corruption and Human Rights violations during the Vietnamese War, he chose a Christian, a Jew and a... More > Moslem to work together as a team. Men with a Mission tells the tale of this small group of people and how they each deal with the exploitation and darker side of the human indecency they witness. The reader is propelled into a gritty world of criminal activities and human rights abuses of 1960s and 1970s Vietnam and the truth these people endured while seeking to help the resulting refugees. How do they respond? How do their own faiths, hopes and compassion stand up to the tragedy of war? And how does the light and love of humanity shine through in these dark times? A real page turner that will open your eyes to the extremes of what it means to be human.< Less
Bombs to Blessings By David Lam
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For my thesis, I unearthed a story I had never heard in detail or truly understood. I was afraid to ask questions until now. My thesis is the personal story of my parents’ courageous journey of... More > escaping Vietnam and enduring a multitude of obstacles. Over a five day period, my parents’ traveled on seven different vessels in the South China Sea before reaching an island called Pulau Bidong, off the coast of Malaysia. They lived in Malaysia as refugees for one year before settling in America. My parents’ story is a unique experience that represents the 2 million Vietnamese who fled their homes between 1975 and 1985. Today, there are an estimated 43.3 million forcibly displaced people worldwide — the highest number since the mid-1990s.< Less
Sanlundia By Z T Quinn
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Maggie just wanted to help. That’s why she worked on the island of Sanlundia, despite the callous indifference of the guards, the bumbling absurdity of her managers, the infuriating... More > stubbornness of the bureaucrats running the camps and the pointless suffering of the detainees. That’s why she became determined to tell the truth. That’s why she suddenly disappeared, without a trace. A journalist becomes obsessed with finding out what happened to Maggie, desperate to understand the true enormity of events on Sanlundia, a remote tropical island invaded by five allied nations and turned into a dumping ground for asylum seekers, refugees, illegal immigrants and any foreigner deemed undesirable by their host governments. The story explores the relationship between power, alienation and empathy. It follows Maggie’s experience on the island, her ultimate fate and considers the price we all pay when we allow the strong to abuse the weak.< Less
Sanlundia By Z T Quinn
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Maggie just wanted to help. That’s why she worked on the island of Sanlundia, despite the callous indifference of the guards, the bumbling absurdity of her managers, the infuriating... More > stubbornness of the bureaucrats running the camps and the pointless suffering of the detainees. That’s why she became determined to tell the truth. That’s why she suddenly disappeared, without a trace. A journalist becomes obsessed with finding out what happened to Maggie, desperate to understand the true enormity of events on Sanlundia, a remote tropical island invaded by five allied nations and turned into a dumping ground for asylum seekers, refugees, illegal immigrants and any foreigner deemed undesirable by their host governments. The story explores the relationship between power, alienation and empathy. It follows Maggie’s experience on the island, her ultimate fate and considers the price we all pay when we allow the strong to abuse the weak.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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