Refuge

Refuge is a magazine specializing in Social Science topics.

Articles from Vol. 21, No. 1, November

A Critical Anti-Racist Interrogation of Voluntary/forced Repatriation Theory: The Intersections of African Refugees' Dilemma
Abstract The author examines the historical/theoretical voluntary repatriation framework, which asserts that refugees should only repatriate to their country of origin on a voluntary basis when the socio-political and ethnic situation that initiated...
A Systematic Review of Refugee Women's Reproductive Health
Abstract Resettling refugee women may be at greater risk than other women for several harmful reproductive health outcomes as a result of their migration experience. The objective of this study was to determine differences in reproductive health...
Creating Human Insecurity: The National Security Focus in Canada's Immigration System
Abstract This paper explores the processes through which Canada's immigration system creates human insecurity for newcomers to Canada. With a focus on the new Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and post-September 11 security measures such as...
Population Displacements: Causes and Consequences. (Introduction)
While the international community is frantically engaged in developing more credible terror policies against refugees and immigrants and is feverishly occupied with the politics of the U.S.-led war on terrorism, over thirty million internally displaced...
Reducing Environmental Damage Caused by the Collection of Cooking Fuel by Refugees
Abstract The collection of fuelwood by large numbers of internally displaced people and refugees for the purpose of providing energy for food preparation and cooking can cause environmental devastation and adversely affect the socio-economic balance...
Social Exclusion: Belonging and Not Belonging in the World System
Abstract The term "social exclusion" is defined. Research on social exclusion, undertaken in Britain, with particular reference to the situation of ethnic minorities and refugees is reviewed. It is argued that the phenomenon of social exclusion...

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