Refugee resettlement

power, politics, and humanitarian governance

Adèle Garnier (Editor), Liliana Lyra Jubilut (Editor), Kristin Bergtora Sandvik (Editor)

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Examining resettlement practices worldwide and drawing on contributions from anthropology, law, international relations, social work, political science, and numerous other disciplines, this ground-breaking volume highlights the conflicts between refugees' needs and state practices, and assesses international, regional and national perspectives on resettlement, as well as the bureaucracies and ideologies involved. It offers a detailed understanding of resettlement, from the selection of refugees to their long-term integration in resettling states, and highlights the relevance of a lifespan approach to resettlement analysis.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherBerghahn Books
Number of pages330
ISBN (Electronic)9781785339455
ISBN (Print)9781785339448, 9781785339691
Publication statusPublished - 31 Aug 2018

Publication series

NameForced Migration Series
PublisherBerghahn Books


  • refugee resettlement
  • power
  • humanitatian governance

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    Garnier, A., Jubilut , L. L., & Bergtora Sandvik, K. (Eds.) (2018). Refugee resettlement: power, politics, and humanitarian governance. (Forced Migration Series; Vol. 38). New York: Berghahn Books.