No Return, No Refuge
Rites and Rights in Minority RepatriationeBook - 2011
Refugee displacement is a global phenomenon, uprooting hundreds of millions of individuals over the last century. Yet until the 1980s, repatriation, or the right of return, was not a focus of refugee policy, and though it might enjoy a privileged position in today's debates, repatriation remains an elusive outcome for many victims of ethnic conflict. According to Howard Adelman and Elazar Barkan, the roots of this disconnect lie in the modern transformation of repatriation into a universal right, which undermines political solutions to refugee crises. Surveying cases of ethnic.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2011
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xviii, 340 pages) : illustrations, maps