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Author Agier, Michel, 1953-

Common Titl Gérer les indésirables. English
Title Managing the undesirables : refugee camps and humanitarian government / Michel Agier ; translated by David Fernbach

Publ Info Cambridge, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Polity, [2011]
Edition English edition
 RWU Main Library  HV640 .A3813 2011    DUE 10-07-13 BILLED
 Wheaton Stacks  HV640 .A3813 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 268 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, maps (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
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Note Originally published in French as: Gérer les indésirables : des camps de réfugiés au gouvernement humanitaire. Paris : Flammarion, c2008
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-255) and index
Contents From vulnerable to undesirable -- Refugees, displaced, rejected : the itinerary of the stateless -- Encampment today : an attempted inventory -- An ethnologist in the refugee camps -- The interminable insomnia of exile : the camp as an ordinary exceptionalism -- Experiences of wandering, borders and camps : Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea -- Surviving, reviving, leaving, remaining : the long life of Angolan refugees in Zambia -- Camp-towns : Somalia in Kenya -- In the name of refugees : political representation and action in the camps -- Who will speak out in the camp? : a study of refugees' testimony -- 'If this is a town...' -- 'If this is a world...' --- 'If this is a government...'
LC subject Refugees -- International cooperation
Humanitarian assistance -- Political aspects
Political refugees
Refugee camps
Refugees -- Government policy
ISBN 9780745649016
9780745649023 (pbk.)
0745649025 (pbk.)