Post Tagged with: "refugees"

Twitter as a Platform to Reflect Eurosceptic Views in Turkey

Twitter as a Platform to Reflect Eurosceptic Views in Turkey

The long duration of negotiations on migration along with growing economic and security difficulties in Turkey have led to growing Euroscepticism in the state.

Framing the Refugee

Framing the Refugee

Unless citizens are willing to problematize their own position, power and safety, they must accept that they are not willing to take the Refugee Question seriously.

If You Are Worried about Your Safety, Focus Less on Refugees and More on Guns

If You Are Worried about Your Safety, Focus Less on Refugees and More on Guns

The recent Orlando attacks are not about immigration, they are about guns and about a homophobic culture that makes room for violence against the LGBT community.

When Partnership Creates the Magic to save Lives

When Partnership Creates the Magic to save Lives

Many of the health challenges that confront humanity transcend national borders, and require all countries to work together for the global public good.

Fear, Anger and Attitudes Toward Immigration

Fear, Anger and Attitudes Toward Immigration

Fear and anger that undergird the reactions to outgroups contribute greatly to coalescing diverse interests into supporting strong border controls which exclude migrants.

Refugees as Contributors to Peace

Refugees as Contributors to Peace

Finding solutions to refugee situations is a struggle of the politically excluded for political inclusion. Resolving displacement inextricably links with achieving peace.

Implications of the Securitisation of Migration

Implications of the Securitisation of Migration

The securitization of migration reinforces a politics of fear and racism.

Fortress Europe?  Porous Borders and EU Dependence on Neighbour Countries

Fortress Europe? Porous Borders and EU Dependence on Neighbour Countries

EU borders cannot be understood without understanding the relations with its neighbours and the stability in its borderlands. The image of Fortress Europe is too naïve.

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Chronic Refugee Populations and UNHCR’s Funding Model: A Source of Insecurity

The donor-funded model of UNHCR fails to account for long-standing exiled populations, which eventually leads to security implications in vulnerable areas.

Cosmopolitanism in Akkar? Why the Role of Host Families Is Significant

Cosmopolitanism in Akkar? Why the Role of Host Families Is Significant

Lebanese hospitality has implications for thinking about humanitarianism, the relation between communities and the state, and communities and the international

Offshore Interdiction Operations and the Refugee Rights of Irregular Migrants

Offshore Interdiction Operations and the Refugee Rights of Irregular Migrants

In fear that ISIL fighters might enter Europe as irregular asylum-seekers, EU policymakers are scrambling to implement new policies to prevent the arrival of these groups

Politics of Refugee Governance

Politics of Refugee Governance

Tensions within the international humanitarian architecture make it currently ill-equipped to cope with refugee situations with a long-term vision to complex dynamics.

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