World Refugee Week 2019

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World Refugee Week was created with the goal to celebrate the contribution of refugees, create better understanding between different communities, and provide information which educates and raises awareness of the reality of refugee experiences.

In honour of World Refugee Week, we have created this collection featuring new, bestselling and relevant titles. Browse our wide range of resources below.

Education

  • Comparative Perspectives on Refugee Youth Education

    Dreams and Realities in Educational Systems Worldwide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander W. Wiseman, Lisa Damaschke-Deitrick, Ericka L. Galegher, Maureen F. Park

    This volume explores the shared expectations that education is a panacea for the difficulties that refugees and their receiving countries face. This book investigates the ways in which education is both a dream solution as well as a contested landscape for refugee families and students. Using…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Refugees, Interculturalism and Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marco Catarci, Miguel Prata Gomes, Sávio Siqueira

    Refugees, Interculturalism and Education focuses on the sensitive issue of forced migration and education from an intercultural perspective. The volume comprises diverse projects and classroom experiences in different countries, involving today’s ever-increasing population of human beings who, for…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge

  • Access to Higher Education

    Refugees' Stories from Malaysia, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Bailey, Gül İnanç

    Until 2015, no refugees in Malaysia were able to access higher education, and they were unable to attend government schooling. Since then, six private higher education institutions have agreed to open their doors to refugees for the first time. This book contains stories from this small group of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • Transformative Leadership in Education

    Equitable and Socially Just Change in an Uncertain and Complex World, 2nd Edition

    By Carolyn M. Shields

    Framed by real stories and grounded in research, the second edition of Transformative Leadership in Education presents an alternative approach to leadership that is engaged, active, and courageous. Noted scholar Carolyn M. Shields explores the concept of transformative leadership and its potential…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07
    Routledge

  • Critical Peace Education and Global Citizenship

    Narratives From the Unofficial Curriculum, 1st Edition

    By Rita Verma

    Critical Peace Education and Global Citizenship offers narrative accounts representing multiple ways teacher and learner activists have come to realize possibilities for peace and reconciliation through unofficial curricula. With these narratives, the book demonstrates the connections between…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23
    Routledge
    Critical Social Thought

  • Mobile Learning

    The Next Generation, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Traxler, Agnes Kukulska-Hulme

    Mobile Learning: The Next Generation documents the most innovative projects in context-aware mobile learning in order to develop a richer theoretical understanding of learning in modern mobile-connected societies. Context-aware mobile learning takes advantage of cell phone, mobile, and pervasive…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge

Politics

  • International Political Theory and the Refugee Problem

    1st Edition

    By Natasha Saunders

    ‘The refugee problem’ is a term that it has become almost impossible to escape. Although used by a wide range of actors involved in work related to forced migration, these actors do not often explain what exactly ‘the problem’ is that they are working to solve, leading to an unfortunate conflation…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Refugee News, Refugee Politics

    Journalism, Public Opinion and Policymaking in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giovanna Dell’Orto, Irmgard Wetzstein

    The unprecedented arrival of more than a million refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants – plus the political, public, and policy reactions to it – is redefining Europe. The repercussions will last for generations on such central issues as security, national identity, human rights, and the very…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • People Changing Places

    New Perspectives on Demography, Migration, Conflict, and the State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Côté, Matthew I. Mitchell, Monica Duffy Toft

    While migration and population settlement have always been an important feature of political life throughout the world, the dramatic changes in the pace, direction, and complexity of contemporary migration flows are undoubtedly unique. Despite the economic benefits often associated with global,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-06
    Routledge

  • International Migration and International Security

    Why Prejudice Is a Global Security Threat, 1st Edition

    By Valeria Bello

    Through an interdisciplinary analytic lens that combines debates emerged in the fields of international relations, political science and sociology, Valeria Bello reveals how transnational dynamics have increased extremism, prejudiced attitudes towards others and international xenophobia. Bello…

    Paperback – 2017-04-12
    Routledge

Sociology & Development Studies

European Studies

  • Extending Protection to Migrant Populations in Europe

    Old and New Minorities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberta Medda-Windischer, Caitlin Boulter, Tove H. Malloy

    This comprehensive and innovative volume focuses on the usefulness and relevance of extending the scope of protections already in place for national minorities ('old minorities') to migrant populations ('new minorities') in Europe. Delving into a highly relevant but under-researched issue, the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on the Global Politics of Migration

  • Lives in Transit

    An Ethnographic Study of Refugees’ Subjectivity across European Borders, 1st Edition

    By Elena Fontanari

    This book explores the border-crossing mobilities of refugees within Europe. Based on ethnographic fieldwork in Germany and Italy, it examines the precarious everyday lives of non-citizens living between and beyond EU internal borders. With attention to the constant re-construction of borders…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Refugee News, Refugee Politics

    Journalism, Public Opinion and Policymaking in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giovanna Dell’Orto, Irmgard Wetzstein

    The unprecedented arrival of more than a million refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants – plus the political, public, and policy reactions to it – is redefining Europe. The repercussions will last for generations on such central issues as security, national identity, human rights, and the very…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Syrian Refugee Children in the Middle East and Europe

    Integrating the Young and Exiled, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Pace, Somdeep Sen

    Since the start of the conflict in Syria in 2011, Syrian refugee children have withstood violence, uncertainty, fear, trauma and loss. This book follows their journeys by bringing together scholars and practitioners to reflect on how to make their situation better and to get this knowledge to as…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society

  • Belgian Refugees in First World War Britain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jacqueline Jenkinson

    Around 250,000 Belgian refugees who fled the German invasion spent the First World War in Britain – the largest refugee presence Britain has ever witnessed. Welcomed in a wave of humanitarian sympathy for ‘Poor Little Belgium’, within a few months Belgian exiles were pushed off the front pages of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Experiencing Exile

    Huguenot Refugees in the Dutch Republic, 1680–1700, 1st Edition

    By David van der Linden

    The persecution of the Huguenots in France, followed by the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685, unleashed one of the largest migration waves of early modern Europe. Focusing on the fate of French Protestants who fled to the Dutch Republic, Experiencing Exile examines how Huguenot refugees…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge
    Politics and Culture in Europe, 1650-1750

  • Refugees, Capitalism and the British State

    Implications for Social Workers, Volunteers and Activists, 1st Edition

    By Tom Vickers

    Today, in a period of economic crisis, public sector cuts and escalating class struggle, Marxism offers important tools for social workers and service users to understand the structures of oppression they face and devise effective means of resistance. This book uses Marxism's lost insights and…

    Hardback – 2012-07-28
    Routledge

  • Revolutionary Refugees

    German Socialism in Britain, 1840-1860, 1st Edition

    By Christine Lattek

    Tracing the development of German socialism in Britain and on the continent in the mid-nineteenth century, this is the first substantial study to combine two very important aspects: an analysis of this crucial stage in socialist political theory development and the examination of the social and…

    Hardback – 2005-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

Asian & African Studies

  • The Problems of Refugees in Africa

    Boundaries and Borders, 1st Edition

    By Ebenezer Q . Blavo

    First published in 1999, this volume is an attempt to make the facts of the tremendous physical, social and psychological problems for the uprooted due to the numerous conflicts known to all and to stress the need for a concerted effort by all to achieve lasting peace on the continent. Ebenezer Q.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Asylum-Seeking Journeys in Asia

    Refugees in Hong Kong and Bangkok, 1st Edition

    By Terence Chun Tat Shum

    This book looks in detail at the journeys to asylum in Asia which are largely neglected in the media and academic analyses, despite Asia becoming the most essential region for asylum, receiving refugees from both within and outside of the continent.  Treating asylum-seeking journeys as a…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Ethnocide: A Cultural Narrative of Refugee Detention in Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    By Joe Thomas

    This title was first published in 2000:  An ethnographic inquiry into the socio-cultural dynamics of the Vietnamese asylum seeker detention centres in Hong Kong during the period of 1988-1995. It deals essentially with the British asylum policy towards Vietnamese refugees and its outcome in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • International Migrants in China's Global City

    The New Shanghailanders, 1st Edition

    By James Farrer

    Long a source of migrants, China has now become a migrant destination. In 2016, government sources reported that nearly 900,000 foreigners were working in China, though international migrants remain a tiny presence at the national level. Shanghai is China’s most globalized city and has attracted a…

    Hardback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Displaced Mozambicans in Postcolonial Tanzania

    Refugee Power, Mobility, Education, and Rural Development, 1st Edition

    By Joanna T. Tague

    This book is the first study of displaced Mozambican men, women, and children—from refugees and asylum seekers to liberation leaders, students, and migrant workers—during the war for independence from Portugal (1964-1974). Throughout the war, two distinct communities of Mozambicans emerged. On…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Adivasis, Migrants and the State in India

    1st Edition

    By Jagannath Ambagudia

    This book looks at the contested relationship between Adivasis or the indigenous peoples, migrants and the state in India. It delves into the nature and dynamics of competition and resource conflicts between the Adivasis and the migrants. Drawing on the ground experiences of the Dandakaranya…

    Hardback – 2018-12-10
    Routledge India

  • Identity and Marginality in India

    Settlement Experience of Afghan Migrants, 1st Edition

    By Anwesha Ghosh

    Decades of conflict and war have forced millions of men, women and children to flee from their homes and seek refuge in other parts of the country or in foreign lands - Afghanistan is one such country. This book is a study of the displaced Afghan migrant population in India, in particular the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Human Rights, Race, and Resistance in Africa and the African Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Cacee Hoyer

    Africans and their descendants have long been faced with abuse of their human rights, most frequently due to racism or racialized issues. Consequently, understanding shifting conceptualizations of race and identity is essential to understanding how people of color confronted these encounters.…

    Paperback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

  • Access to Higher Education

    Refugees' Stories from Malaysia, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Bailey, Gül İnanç

    Until 2015, no refugees in Malaysia were able to access higher education, and they were unable to attend government schooling. Since then, six private higher education institutions have agreed to open their doors to refugees for the first time. This book contains stories from this small group of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • Ethnocide: A Cultural Narrative of Refugee Detention in Hong Kong

    A Cultural Narrative of Refugee Detention in Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Joe Thomas

    This title was first published in 2000:  An ethnographic inquiry into the socio-cultural dynamics of the Vietnamese asylum seeker detention centres in Hong Kong during the period of 1988-1995. It deals essentially with the British asylum policy towards Vietnamese refugees and its outcome in…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Refugees and the Politics of the Everyday State in Pakistan

    Resettlement in Punjab, 1947-1962, 1st Edition

    By Elisabetta Iob

    The Partition of India in 1947 involved the division of two provinces, Bengal and the Punjab, based on district-wise Hindu or Muslim majorities. The Partition displaced between 10 and 12 million people along religious lines. This book provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Protection of Refugees and Displaced Persons in the Asia Pacific Region

    1st Edition

    By Angus Francis, Rowena Maguire

    The chapters in this book explore the impact of recent shifts in global and regional power and the subsequent development and enforcement of international refugee protection standards in the Asia Pacific region. Drawing on their expertise across a number of jurisdictions, the contributors assess…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Preserving the Shanghai Ghetto

    Memories of Jewish Refugees in 1940's China, 1st Edition

    By Zhang Yanhua,, Wang Jian

    The Tilanqiao neighborhood of the Hongkew district in Shanghai, China had become in the mid-1940s, as a result of European discrimination against the Jews, a Noah's ark for sheltering Jews and contained a large number of elite Jewish people from Central Europe, endowing it with cultural prestige.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-30
    Bridge 21, USA
    Bridge21 Publications

  • Asylum-Seeker and Refugee Protection in Sub-Saharan Africa

    The Peregrination of a Persecuted Human Being in Search of a Safe Haven, 1st Edition

    By Cristiano d'Orsi

    It is not often acknowledged that the great majority of African refugee movement happens within Africa rather than from Africa to the West. This book examines the specific characteristics and challenges of the refugee situation in Sub-Saharan Africa, offering a new and critical vision on the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • Lives in Exile

    Exploring the Inner World of Tibetan Refugees, 1st Edition

    By Honey Oberoi Vahali

    This book recounts the life stories - stories of loss and hope, of anxieties and aspirations - of generations of exiled Tibetans living in India since the late 1950s after the Chinese takeover of Tibet. Located in the realm of psycho-historical analysis, this work has a dual focus in interpreting…

    Hardback – 2009-03-09
    Routledge India

  • Refugee Law and Practice in Japan

    1st Edition

    By Osamu Arakaki

    This volume examines the development of refugee law and policy in Japan. The book discusses systemic weaknesses and compares the evolution of law in other states to highlight problems in Japan's refugee determination system. Ultimately, the book calls for Japan to reform failing systems and take…

    Hardback – 2008-05-09
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

Middle East Studies

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