Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the Contemporary World
By (author) David J. Whittaker
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Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the Contemporary World by David J. Whittaker
Book DescriptionExamining a number of case studies, including Palestinian, Afghan and Iraqi refugees, David J. Whittaker's book provides a balanced introduction to this very controversial subject. Fuelled by extensive coverage in the media, the issue of asylum seekers and refugees is one of the most talked about subjects in contemporary politics. Whittaker cuts through the emotive language to give an objective introduction to the subject. Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the Contemporary World discusses the international as well as national implications of the issue, and the book looks in detail at the issue as it has affected Britain and Europe in particular, as well as including material on the UN and its response to the refugee 'problem'. Including a final statement on the British government's 2005 proposals for dealing with refugees, this volume is essential reading for all students of the history of the modern world and is ideal for newcomers to the subject.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415360913
(216mm x 138mm x 12mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David J. Whittaker
Terrorism Reader, Paperback (March 2012)
This specially updated edition of 'The Terrorism Reader' now contains a chapter on The Taliban and the al-Qaida terror network and new material on George W. Bush's war against terrorism.
Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the Contemporary World, Hardback (November 2005)
Discusses the international and national implications of the issue of asylum seekers and refugees, looking at the way different governments have dealt with it. This book also includes material on the UN, and its response to the refugee 'problem'. It is for both, newcomers and students of history.
Conflict and Reconciliation in the Contemporary World, Hardback (May 1999)» View all books by David J. Whittaker
Conflict and Reconciliation examines the interdependent processes of conflict origins, resolutions and reconciliation, in the light of eight case studies including Yugoslavia, Israel, Northern Ireland and South Africa.
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Author Biography - David J. Whittaker
David Whittaker is recently retired and was formerly Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Teesside. His many books include United Nations in Action, Conflict and Reconciliation in the Contemporary World, Terrorists and Terrorism in the Contemporary World, and The Terrorism Reader.
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