Refuge

Refuge is a magazine specializing in Social Science topics.

Articles from Vol. 20, No. 4, August

Development and Conflict Prevention: Reflections on Rwanda: An Interview with Professor Peter Uvin
Development assistance organizations are paying greater attention to the causes of conflict, asserting a link between poverty and violence and affirming the potential of designing more conflict prevention sensitive development policies and programs....
Human Security and Refugee Protection after September 11: A Reassessment
Abstract In the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, the security environment in the Western world has changed considerably. Threat perception and risk management are being reassessed, and the word "security "has acquired an added relevance in...
Migration and Security: September 11 and Implications for Canada's Policies
Abstract On March 15, 2002, the Canadian Centre for Foreign Policy Development, in partnership with the Centre for Refugee Studies at York University, held a roundtable meeting in Toronto to assess the implications for Canada's policies concerning...
Mr. Suresh and the Evil Twin
Abstract In Suresh v. Minister of Citizenship and Immigration and Ahani v. MCI, the Supreme Court of Canada declared that removing a refugee accused of terrorism to a country where he or she would face a substantial risk of torture or similar abuse...
Preventive Detention of Immigrants and Non-Citizens in the United States since September 11th
Abstract The attacks of September 11, 2002, have dramatically altered the policy and scape in Washington, but it is important to reject the notion that there is a necessary trade-off between security and civil liberties. One of the most serious...
Problematique Du Genre Dans Les Situations De Detresse: Le Cas Des Refugies En Afrique
Resume Le present article vise a faire le point sur les rapports hommes/femmes dans les zones de regroupements liees aux guerres et surtout dans les camps de refugies. Il vise egalement a montrer comment les situations de conflit accentuent les...
Protecting the Borderline and Minding the Bottom Line: Asylum Seekers and Politics in Contemporary Australia
Abstract In late 2001, the Australian government put asylum seekers at the centre of its re-election campaign by refusing to accept 438 asylum seekers picked up by the Norwegian cargo ship Tampa. It then introduced legislation giving the Commonwealth...
Refugee Policy after September 11: Not Much New
Abstract Conventional wisdom holds that the terrorist attacks of September 11 have changed everything. "In the case of refugee policy, it would appear the salience of security and enforcement aspects has increased at the expense of human rights...
Refugees and Border Security Post-September 11
Abstract In the aftermath of the terror attack on the United States on 11 September 2001, widespread concerns were raised about security concerns related to access to Canada and the United States of refugee claimants Many new changes were introduced...
Securing Refugee Protection in a Cold Climate
The terrible events of September 11, 2001, in the U.S. continue to have an impact on the treatment of refugees and asylum seekers in a range of states. This is despite the fact that little evidence has been produced to demonstrate any link between...
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