Jews Are Coming Back

Wydawnictwo: inne
Data wydania: 2005
Kategoria: Socjologia, filozofia
ISBN: 978-1-57181-527-9
Liczba stron: 0
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Of the estimated 12 million refugees in the world, more than 7 million have been confined to camps, effectively "warehoused," in some cases, for 10 years or more. Holding refugees in camps was anathema to the founders of the refugee protection regime. Today, with most refugees encamped in the less developed parts of the world, the humanitarian apparatus has been transformed into a custodial regime for innocent people. Based on rich ethnographic data, Rights in Exile exposes the gap between human rights norms and the mandates of international organisations, on the one hand, and the reality on the ground, on the other. It will be of wide interest to social scientists, and to human rights and international law scholars. Policy makers, donor governments and humanitarian organizations, especially those adopting a "rights-based" approach, will also find it an invaluable resource. But it is the refugees themselves who could benefit the most if these actors absorb its lessons and apply them.In 14 papers delivered at or sent to a May 2001 conference in Jerusalem, historians specializing in Jews in various European countries examine the views about the return or prospective return of the Jews to their countries of origin after World War II. Among the countries are France, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland, and Hungary. Places and names are

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