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Author Martin, Susan Forbes.

Title Humanitarian Crises and Migration : Causes, Consequences and Responses
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (400 pages)
Contents Setting The Scene / Susan F. Martin, Sanjula Weerasinghe And Abbie Taylor -- Conceptualizing "Crisis Migration" : A Theoretical Perspective / Jane Mcadam -- Rising Waters, Broken Lives : Experience From Pakistan And Colombia Floods Suggests New Approaches Are Needed / Alice Thomas -- Recurrent Acute Disasters, Crisis Migration : Haiti Has Had It All / Elizabeth Ferris -- Health Crises And Migration / Michael Edelstein, Khalid Koser And David L. Heymann -- Criminal Violence, Displacement, And Migration In Mexico And Central America / Sebastián Albuja -- Intractability And Change In Crisis Migration : North Koreans In China And Burmese In Thailand / W. Courtland Robinson -- Environmental Processes, Political Conflict And Migration : A Somali Case Study / Anna Lindley -- Environmental Stress, Displacement And The Challenge Of Rights Protection / Roger Zetter And James Morrissey -- Enhancing Adaptation Options And Managing Human Mobility In The Context Of Climate Change / Koko Warner And Tamer Afifi -- Community Relocations : The Arctic And South Pacific / Robin Bronen -- Something Old And Something New : Resettlement In The Twenty First Century / Anthony Oliver-Smith And Alex De Sherbinin -- Protecting Non-Citizens In Situations Of Conflict, Violence, And Disaster / Khalid Koser -- Trapped Populations : Controls On Mobility At Times Of Crises / Michael Collyer And Richard Black -- Policy Adrift : The Challenge Of Mixed Migration By Sea / Judith Kumin -- Flight To The Cities: Urban Options And Adaptations / Patricia Weiss Fagen -- The Global Governance Of Crisis Migration / Alexander Betts
Summary Whether it is the stranding of tens of thousands of migrant workers at the Libyan-Tunisian border, or the large-scale displacement triggered by floods in Pakistan and Colombia, hardly a week goes by in which humanitarian crises have not precipitated human movement. While some people move internally, others internationally, some temporarily and others permanently, there are also those who become ""trapped"" in place, unable to move to greater safety. Responses to these ""crisis migrations"" are varied and inadequate. Only a fraction of ""crisis migrants"" are protected by existing international
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Subject Disasters -- Social aspects -- Case studies.
Emigration and immigration -- Case studies.
Forced migration -- Case studies.
Humanitarian assistance -- Case studies.
Migration, Internal -- Case studies.
Natural disasters -- Social aspects -- Case studies.
Population geography -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Taylor, Abbie, 1988-
Weerasinghe, Sanjula S.
ISBN 1135085471 (electronic bk.)
9781135085476 (electronic bk.)