Gendering the International Asylum and Refugee Debate

Citation:

Freedman, Jane. 2007. Gendering the International Asylum and Refugee Debate. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK. http://link.springer.com/10.1057/9780230592544.

 

Author: Jane Freedman

Abstract:

This study provides a comprehensive account of the situation of women refugees globally and explains how they differ from men. It looks at causes of refugee flows, international laws and conventions and their application, the policies and legislation of Western governments, and lived experiences of the refugees themselves.
 
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Keywords: political science, gender studies, political sociology, develpoment studies, migration, political economy

Topics: Development, Forced Migration, IDPs, Refugees, Economies, Gender, Women, Gender Analysis, International Law

Year: 2007

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