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Casualties Of Care

Author : Miriam I. Ticktin
ISBN : 9780520950535
Genre : Social Science
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This book explores the unintended consequences of compassion in the world of immigration politics. Miriam Ticktin focuses on France and its humanitarian immigration practices to argue that a politics based on care and protection can lead the state to view issues of immigration and asylum through a medical lens. Examining two "regimes of care"—humanitarianism and the movement to stop violence against women—Ticktin asks what it means to permit the sick and sexually violated to cross borders while the impoverished cannot? She demonstrates how in an inhospitable immigration climate, unusual pathologies can become the means to residency papers, making conditions like HIV, cancer, and select experiences of sexual violence into distinct advantages for would-be migrants. Ticktin’s analysis also indicts the inequalities forged by global capitalism that drive people to migrate, and the state practices that criminalize the majority of undocumented migrants at the expense of care for the exceptional few.
Category: Social Science

Human Rights And Humanitarian Intervention

Author : Norbert Frei
ISBN : 9783835340879
Genre : History
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Wie Menschenrechte zu einer Legitimationsgrundlage für militärische Interventionen wurden. Die Balkankriege der neunziger Jahre, der Völkermord in Ruanda und die Darfur-Krise dienten als Katalysatoren einer Debatte, die die Koordinaten internationaler Politik und des Völkerrechts nachhaltig verändert hat: Der Verweis auf humanitäre Notlagen und Menschenrechtsverletzungen wurde zu einem der zugkräftigsten Argumente, um Eingriffe einzelner Staaten oder Staatenbündnisse auf fremdem Territorium zu legitimieren. Die dadurch angestoßene Neuverhandlung internationaler Normen ging einher mit einer Relativierung des Souveränitätsprinzips und des Gewaltverbots. Der Aufstieg des sogenannten »New Humanitarianism" während der neunziger Jahre war nicht zuletzt das Resultat politischer und kultureller Wandlungsprozesse, deren Wurzeln in der Zeit vor dem Ende der bipolaren Weltordnung lagen. Die Aushöhlung des Unparteilichkeitsgebots humanitärer Akteure, der Aktivismus einer Neuen Linken und die Entstehung einer neuen Ethik der Dringlichkeit haben die Formen und Ziele des Humanitarismus grundlegend verändert. Der Band nimmt gleichermaßen die Rolle von Regierungen, suprastaatliche und nichtstaatliche Akteure wie NGOs, Medien und Sozialwissenschaften in den Blick.
Category: History

Life In Crisis

Author : Peter Redfield
ISBN : 9780520274846
Genre : Medical
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Parts of the chapters were published previously.
Category: Medical

Detaining The Immigrant Other

Author : Douglas Epps
ISBN : 9780190222574
Genre : Emigration and immigration
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This edited text explores immigration detention through a global and transnational lens. Immigration detention is frequently transnational; the complex dynamics of apprehending, detaining, and deporting undocumented immigrants involve multiple organizations that coordinate and often act across nation state boundaries. The lives of undocumented immigrants are also transnational in nature; the detention of immigrants in one country (often without due process and without providing the opportunity to contact those in their country of origin) has profound economic and emotional consequences for their families. The authors explore immigration detention in countries that have not often been previously explored in the literature. Some of these chapters include analyses of detention in countries such as Malaysia, South Africa, Turkey and Indonesia. They also present chapters that are comparative in nature and deal with larger, macro issues about immigration detention in general. The authors' frequent usage of lived experience in conjunction with a broad scholarly knowledge base is what sets this volume apart from others, making it useful and practical for scholars in the social sciences and anybody interested in the global phenomenon of immigration detention.
Category: Emigration and immigration

Starve And Immolate

Author : Banu Bargu
ISBN : 9780231538114
Genre : Philosophy
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Category: Philosophy

Landmine Monitor Report

Author : Human Rights Watch
ISBN : 1564323277
Genre : Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction
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Category: Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction

The Wall Street Journal

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105127774698
Genre : Wall Street journal
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The Maple Leaf And The White Eagle

Author : Aloysius Balawyder
ISBN : UVA:X000156463
Genre : History
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A fundamental study on Canadian-Polish relations from 1918 to 1978.
Category: History

The Economist

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ISBN : UVA:X006064012
Genre : Economic history
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Category: Economic history