Dispossession and Displacement: Forced Migration in the Middle East and North Africa

Paperback | October 29, 2010

EditorDawn Chatty, Bill Finlayson

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This volume explores the extent to which forced migration has become a defining feature of life in the Middle East and North Africa. The papers present research on refugees, internally displaced peoples, as well as 'those who remain', from Afghanistan in the East to Morocco in the West.Dealing with the dispossession and displacement of waves of peoples forced into the region at the end of World War I, and the Palestinian dispossession after World War II, the volume also examines the plight of the nearly 4 million Iraqis who have fled their country or been internally displacedsince 1990. Papers are grouped around four related themes - displacement, repatriation, identity in exile, and refugee policy - providing a significant contribution to this developing, highly pertinent area of contemporary research.

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This volume explores the extent to which forced migration has become a defining feature of life in the Middle East and North Africa. The papers present research on refugees, internally displaced peoples, as well as 'those who remain', from Afghanistan in the East to Morocco in the West.Dealing with the dispossession and displacement o...

Dr. Dawn Chatty is Reader in Anthropology and Forced Migration at the University of Oxford. Bill Finlayson is Director at the Council for British Research in the Levant.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:October 29, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019726459X

ISBN - 13:9780197264591

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Dawn Chatty and Bill Finlayson: IntroductionGeraldine Chatelard: What Visibility Conceals: Re-embedding Refugee Migration from IraqPart I: DisplacementDr. Yael Ronen: Displacement by Repatriation - The Future of Turkish Immigrants in Northern CyprusMaher Bitar: Internal Displacement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories of the West Bank and East Jerusalem: The Intersection of Politics and the Loss of LivelihoodsAlessandro Monsutti: Beyond the Boundaries: Hazara Migratory Networks between Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran and the Western countriesPart II: RepatriationDr. Paula Kantor and Mamiko Saito: From Mohajer to Hamwatan: The Reintegration Experiences of Second Generation Afghans Returning from Neighbouring CountriesSarah Kamal: Repatriation and Reconstruction: Afghan Youth as a 'Burnt Generation' in Post-conflict ReturnPart III: Identity in ExileElena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh: The Sahrawi Self and Other: The Camps, Europe and the Middle East in the eyes of the Polisario FrontZuzanna Olszewska: Identity, Modernity and Poetry as a Rhetorical Device among Afghan Refugees in IranDr. Laura Hamblin and Hala Sarraf: Call to Respond, Respond to Call: An Iraqi Women's Oral History ProjectPart IV: PolicyNabil Al-Tikriti: There goes the Neighborhood: Regional Policy Variants vis-a-vis Iraqi RefugeesPeter Loizos and Tobias Kelly: The Intractability of the Cyprus and Palestinian Conflicts: Refugees and National HumiliationEpilogueDawn Chatty: Dispossession and Forced Migration in 21st century Middle East and North Africa: The Way Forward