Search for dissertations about: "Refugee Camp"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Refugee Camp.

  1. 1. Visibility at risk for women as rights-holders a study with regard to a refugee camp context

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Jenny Zetterqvist; Örebro universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Women; rights-holder; human rights; CEDAW; gender-based violence; domestic violence; protracted refugee camp situations; local customary law tradition; East Africa; plural legal context;

    Abstract : By taking the recognition of persons as rights-holders in the framework of international human rights into account, this study directs its attention to women in protracted refugee situations, restricted to stay in camps also when their human rights are at risk due to various forms of violence. The question in focus is the following: To what extent may there be a risk that women in a refugee camp context, distinguished by a protracted refugee situation, do not become visible as rights-holders and entrusted to act with regard to international human rights and the problem of violence against women, especially domestic violence?The research process has taken the form of a continuous dialogue with the material for the study, a dialogue directing attention to material from an established international human rights system on one hand and material dealing with a local refugee camp context on the other. READ MORE

  2. 2. Each Day Another Disaster : Politics and Everyday Life in a Palestinian Refugee Camp in the West Bank

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg, School of Global Studies, Social Anthropology

    Author : Nina Gren; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; antropologi; palestinska flyktingar; Västbanken; intifada al-aqsa; politiskt våld; vardagsliv; begränsad agens; normal ordning; återhämtningsförmåga; återvändande; anthropology; Palestinian camp refugees; West Bank; intifada al-aqsa; political violence; everyday life; constrained agency; normal order; resilience; return;

    Abstract : This anthropological study examines the ways in which Palestinian camp refugees maintain everyday life in a situation that is characterized by chronic disruption, fear and mistrust. It explores how these refugees make sense of displacement and violence and how they uphold a sense of agency in constraining circumstances. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prolonged Exile in Relative Isolation : Long-term Consequences of Contrasting Refugee Policies in Tanzania

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Måns Fellesson; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; Forced migration; refugee policies; Tanzania; Burundi; adjustment; integration; conflict; control and development; Sociologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The question at issue in this work has been stimulated by the past decade's shifts in the field of refugee-hosting. An important element of these changes is the consideration of repatriation as the only durable solution. READ MORE

  4. 4. Between Sumud and Submission : Palestinian Popular Practices on the Land in the Edge Areas of Jerusalem

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Noura Alkhalili; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2017-05-16]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Palestine; Jerusalem; Edge Areas; Settler-Colonialism; Refugee Camp; Resistance; submission; Enclosures from Below; Land; Urbanization; Palestina; Jerusalem; Flyktingläger; Bosättare kolonialism; Motstånd; Underkastelse; Urbanisering;

    Abstract : This thesis delves into two ‘edge areas’ located in and around East Jerusalem. It attempts to unfold and analyze the dynamics in these edge areas, while investigating the agency of the people present there through their own perceptions and practices towards the land, the urbanization processes, the power circulation and the structural impositions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reflections on Ethnography as Film. A case study with Bosnians in a Swedish refugee camp

    University dissertation from Department of Cultural Anthropology, Uppsala University

    Author : Peter Lutz; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
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