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Author Agier, Michel, 1953-

Title Managing the undesirables : refugee camps and humanitarian government / Michel Agier ; translated by David Fernbach.

Publication Info. Cambridge : Polity, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.87 A267M    Check Shelf
Description x, 268 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : from vulnerable to undesirable -- Refugees, displaced, rejected : the itinerary of the stateless -- Encampment today : an attempted inventory -- An ethnologist in the refugee camps -- The interminable insomnia of exile : the camp as an ordinary exceptionalism -- Experiences of wandering, borders and camps : Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea -- Surviving, reviving, leaving, remaining : the long life of Angola refugees in Zambia -- Camp-towns : Somalia in Kenya -- In the name of refugees : political representation and action in the camps -- Who will speak out in the camp? A study of refugees' testimony -- 'If this is a town...' -- 'If this is a world...' --- 'If this is a government...'
Subject Refugees -- International cooperation.
Humanitarian assistance -- Political aspects.
Political refugees.
Refugee camps.
Refugees -- Government policy.
Added Title Gérer les indésirables. English
ISBN 9780745649016 hardback
0745649017 hardback
0745649025 paperback
9780745649023 paperback
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