16 November 2019

Open Access Round-up: 15 November 2019

Below is a listing of Open Access literature that I have referenced on this blog since 31 October 2019. If you are not familiar with Open Access, please visit my other blog for an introduction.

See also this list for a quick look at different types of Open Access.

Green Open Access [info]

Articles:

"Can’t be Held Responsible: Weak Norms and Refugee Protection Evasion," International Relations, OnlineFirst, 31 Oct. 2019
Preprint version of article.
- Author is based in the U.S.

Chevron and the Attorney General's Certification Power (SSRN, Oct. 2019)
- Preprint version of article.
- Author is based in the U.S.

"The Co-creation of Social Ventures through Bricolage, for the Displaced, by the Displaced," International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, vol. 25, no. 5 (2019)
- Postprint version of article.
- Authors are based in Pakistan and the UK.

Development-induced Displacement: The Case of Dam Construction in Slovakia and the Czech Republic (Munich Personal RePEc Archive, Jan. 2019)
- Preprint version of article.
- Authors are based in Slovakia.

"Discriminación y Violencia de Género en las Solicitudes de Asilo por Motivos Religiosos," Revista General de Derecho Canónico y Derecho Eclesiástico del Estado, no. 49 (2019)
Preprint version of article.
- Author is based in Spain.

"Exploring the Entrepreneurial Intentions of Syrian Refugees in the UK," International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, vol. 25, no. 5 (2019)
- Postprint version of article.
- Authors are based in the UK.

"Immigration Judicial Review in Hong Kong: The Developing Legal Framework," Journal of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law, vol. 33, no. 2 (2019)
Preprint version of article.
- Author is based in Hong Kong.

"The Law Against Family Separation," Columbia Human Rights Law Review (Forthcoming, 2020)
- Preprint version of article.
- Authors are based in the U.S.

"Law and Refugee Crises," Annual Review of Law Social Sciences, vol. 15 (2019)
- Postprint version of article.
- Authors are based in France and the UK.

"The Long-term Economic Integration of Resettled Refugees in Canada: A Comparison of Privately Sponsored Refugees and Government-Assisted Refugees," Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Latest Articles, 4 June 2019
- Preprint version of article.
- Authors are based in Canada.

Targeting Humanitarian Aid Using Administrative Data: Model Design and Validation (SSRN, Aug. 2019)
Preprint version of article.
- Authors are based in Lebanon (with UNHCR) and the U.S.

"War and Displacement Stressors and Coping Mechanisms of Syrian Urban Refugee Families Living in Istanbul," Journal of Family Psychology, Sept. 2019
- Postprint version of article.
- Authors are based in Kosovo, Turkey and the U.S.

"'We Were Not Merely Participating; We Were Leading the Discussions': Participation and Self-Representation of Refugee Young People in International Advocacy," Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies, Latest Articles, 25 Oct. 2019
- Preprint version of article.
- Authors are based in Australia; four are refugees.

Book chapters:

"Hierarchies of Privilege: Juxtaposing Family Reunification Rights, Integration Requirements, and Nationality in EU Law," Chapter in European Societies, Migration and the Law: The “Others” amongst “Us” (Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming)
- Preprint version of chapter.
- Author is based in The Netherlands.

"A Search for Rights: Judicial and Administrative Responses to Migration and Refugee Cases," Chapter 17 in The Legal Protection of Rights in Australia (Hart Publishing, Nov. 2019)
- Preprint version of chapter.
- Authors are based in Australia.

"Transnational Migration Law: Authority, Contestation, Decolonization," Chapter in Oxford Handbook on Transnational Law (Oxford University Press, Forthcoming 2020)
- Preprint version of chapter.
- Author is based in Australia.

Gold/Diamond Open Access [info]

Note: Author affiliations are provided along with APC info. Caveats: The APC amount indicated is as of this writing; may vary depending on type of submission and may also change in 2020. Waiver status of authors is unknown.

Articles:

"The Boundaries of Religious Persecution: Refugee Law and the Limits of Permissible Restrictions on Religion," Human Rights: The Journal of Human Rights, vol. 13, no. 2 (Fall 2018/Winter 2019)
- Author is based in Switzerland (with UNHCR). No APC.

"The Burden of Anaemia among Displaced Women and Children in Refugee Settings Worldwide, 2013–2016," BMJ Global Health, vol. 4, no. 6 (Nov. 2019)
- Authors are based in Switzerland (with UNHCR) and the U.S. APC is GBP 3000.

"The Career Development Processes of Women Refugees in South Africa: An Exploratory Study," SA Journal of Industrial Psychology, vol. 45, no. 1 (2019)
- Authors are based in South Africa. APC is ZAR 1035.

"Challenges to Ethical Obligations and Humanitarian Principles in Conflict Settings: A Systematic Review," Journal of International Humanitarian Action, 4:15 (Sept. 2019)
- Authors are based in the U.S. No APC.

"The Children (and Wives) of Foreign ISIS Fighters: Which Obligations upon the States of Nationality?," Questions of International Law, 23 Sept. 2019
- Author is based in Italy. No APC indicated.

"Creating a Locally Driven Research Agenda for the Ethnic Minorities of Eastern Myanmar," Health Research Policy and Systems, 17:64 (June 2019)
- Authors based in Canada, Myanmar and Thailand. APC is US$2450.

"A Critical Analysis of Article 16 of the UN Refugee Convention in Relation to Victims of Sexual Violence in Refugee Camps in Africa," De Jure Law Journal, vol. 52, no. 1 (2019)
- Authors are based in South Africa. No APC.

"Delivering Refugees and Migrants to a 'Place of Safety' Following Rescue by States at Sea,Maritime Safety and Security Journal, no. 6 (2019-2020)
- Author is based in Denmark. No APC indicated.

"Effects of Conservation-induced Displacement on the Bacha of Southwest Ethiopia," Ethiopian Journal of the Social Sciences and Humanities, vol. 14, no. 2 (2018)
- Authors are based in Ethiopia. No APC.

"Ethical Considerations for Closing Humanitarian Projects: A Scoping Review," Journal of International Humanitarian Action, 4:17 (Nov. 2019)
- Authors are based in Canada and the U.S. No APC.

"An Exploration of Gender-based Violence in Eastern Myanmar in the Context of Political Transition: Findings from a Qualitative Sexual and Reproductive Health Assessment," Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters, vol. 27, no. 2 (2019)
- Authors are based in Thailand and the U.S. APC is US$1921.

"Gender Differences in the Mental Health of Unaccompanied Refugee Minors in Europe: A Systematic Review," BMJ Open, vol. 8, no. 7 (July 2019)
- Authors are based in Germany. APC is GBP 1350.

"Health Needs of Refugee Children Identified on Arrival in Reception Countries: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis," BMJ Paediatrics Open, vol. 3, no. 1 (Sept. 2019)
- Authors are based in The Netherlands. APC is GBP 1350.

"Health Needs of Refugees: Port of Arrival Versus Permanent Camp Settings," Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, vol. 25, no. 5 (2019)
- Authors are based in the U.S. No APC indicated.

"Implementing the SDG-13 through the Adoption of Hybrid Law: Addressing Climate-Induced Displacement," Brill Open Law, Advance Articles, 3 Sept. 2019
- Authors are based in India. APC is required, but the specific amount is not indicated.

"Infectious Disease Epidemics in Refugee Camps: A Retrospective Analysis of UNHCR Data (2009-2017)," Journal of Global Health Reports, vol. 3: e2019064 (Oct. 2019)
- Authors are based in Switzerland (with UNHCR) and the U.S. APC is US$750.

"Insurgency and the Invisible Displaced Population in Nigeria: A Situational Analysis," SAGE Open, 1 April 2019
- Authors are based in Nigeria. APC is US$800.

"Investigating Intergroup Attitudes in Europe: Cross-national Data on News Media, Attitudes Towards Newcomers, and Socio-psychological Indicators," Data in Brief, vol. 26 (Oct. 2019)
- Authors are based in Belgium. APC is US$600.

"Mining-induced Displacement and Resettlement: The Case of Rutile Mining Communities in Sierra Leone," Journal of Sustainable Mining, vol. 18, no. 2 (May 2019)
- Author is based in the U.S. No APC.

"Photovoice and Refugee Research: The Case for a ‘Layers’ versus ‘Labels’ Approach to Vulnerability," Research Ethics, OnlineFirst, 19 Sept. 2019
- Authors are based in Australia and New Zealand. No APC.

"Prevalence and Predictors of Low Future Expectations among Syrian Refugees Resettled in Sweden," Heliyon, vol. 5, no. 10 (Oct. 2019)
- Authors are based in Sweden. APC is US$1750.

"Protected Groups in Refugee Law and International Law," Laws, vol. 8, no. 4 (Oct. 2019)
- Authors are based in Canada. APC is CHF 1000.

"Refugee and Asylum-Seeking Children: Interrupted Child Development and Unfulfilled Child Rights," Children, vol. 6, no. 11 (Oct. 2019)
- Authors are based in Canada. APC is CHF 1000.

"Social Impacts of Dam-induced Displacement and Resettlement: A Comparative Case Study in China," Sustainability, vol. 10, no. 11 (Nov. 2018)
- Authors are based in China. APC is CHF 1700.

"Urban Development-induced Displacement and Quality of Life in Kolkata," Environment and Urbanization, vol. 31, no. 2 (2019)
- Authors are based in India and The Netherlands. No APC. Note: After two years, articles become open access.

"WHO Guidance for Refugees in Camps: Systematic Review," BMJ Open, vol. 9, no. 9 (Sept. 2019)
- Authors are based in Switzerland (with WHO) and the UK. APC is GBP 1350.

"Women in Refugee Camps: Which Coping Resources Help Them to Adapt?," International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 16, no. 20 (Oct. 2019)
- Authors are based in Israel. APC is CHF 1800.

Book chapters:

"Engaging Men to Support the Resilience of Syrian Refugee Children and Youth in Lebanon," Chapter in Children and Peace: From Research to Action (Springer, Sept. 2019)
- Authors are based in Ireland and Lebanon.

"Promoting Prosocial Behavior Toward Refugees: Exploring the Empathy-Attitude-Action Model in Middle Childhood," Chapter in Children and Peace: From Research to Action (Springer, Sept. 2019)
- Authors are based in Ireland and the UK.

Journal issues:

Cahiers d’Histoire: Revue d’Histoire Critique, no. 142 (2019)
- Theme is “Que fait l'ONU ? Droit d'inventaire," with seven articles. No APC.

Discover Society, no. 73 (Nov. 2019)
- Focus feature on "Speaking up, not talking down." Follow the link above to browse through the 14 entries, or access them via the introduction. No APC indicated.

Journal of Refugee & Global Health, vol. 2, no. 2 (2019)
- Note: This issue is still in progress. Currently includes 15 articles. No APC.

Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales, vol. 35, nos. 1&2 (2019)
- Special issue on Asia Pacific migration. Note: REMI is a delayed open access journal; articles will become free to read after one year. No APC.

Hybrid Open Access [info]

"Barriers to Health Care Access and Service Utilization of Refugees in Austria: Evidence from a Cross-sectional Survey," Health Policy, vol. 123, no. 9 (Sept. 2019)
- Authors are based in Austria. APC is US$3350.

"A Crisis of Opportunity: Market‐Making, Big Data, and the Consolidation of Migration as Risk," Antipode, Early View, 22 Oct. 2019
- Authors are based in The Netherlands. APC is US$3000.

"Displacement in the Name of Development: How Indigenous Rights Legislation Fails to Protect Philippine Hunter-Gatherers," Society & Natural Resources: An International Journal, Latest Articles, 4 Nov. 2019
- Authors are based in The Netherlands and the U.S. APC is US$2950.

"Health Records for Migrants and Refugees: A Systematic Review," Health Policy, vol. 123, no. 9 (Sept. 2019)
- Authors are based in Belgium, Italy and the UK. APC is US$3350.

"Human Rights, Domestic Politics, and Informal Agreements: Parliamentary Challenges to International Cooperation on Migration Management," Australian Journal of International Affairs, Latest Articles, 11 Oct. 2019
- Author is based in The Netherlands. No APC.

"In Pursuit of Self-reliance: Perspectives of Refugees in Jordan," Archnet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research, vol. 13, no. 3 (2019)
- Author is based in Germany. APC is US$2650.

"International Migration: Trends, Determinants, and Policy Effects," Population and Development Review, Early View, 8 Oct. 2019
- Authors are based in Austria, France, The Netherlands, the UK, and the U.S. APC is US$3000.

"Labour Market Participation among Young Refugees in Sweden and the Potential of Education: A National Cohort Study," Journal of Youth Studies, vol. 22, no. 4 (2019)
- Authors are based in Sweden. No APC.

"The Livelihood Challenges of Resettled Communities of the Bui Dam Project in Ghana and the Role of Chinese Dam‐builders," Development Policy Review, vol. 36, no. S1 (March 2018)
- Authors are based in Ghana and the UK. APC is US$3000.

"Livelihood Impacts of Displacement and Resettlement on Informal Households: A Case Study from Kigali, Rwanda," Habitat International, vol. 86 (April 2019)
- Authors are based in The Netherlands. APC is US$1300.

"Mental Health Care Utilisation and Access among Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Europe: A Systematic Review," Health Policy, vol. 123, no. 9 (Sept. 2019)
- Authors are based in The Netherlands and the UK. APC is US$3350.

"The Migration State in the Global South: Nationalizing, Developmental, and Neoliberal Models of Migration Management," International Migration Review, OnlineFirst, 24 Oct. 2019
- Authors are based in the UK. APC is US$3000.

"Minds under Siege: Cognitive Signatures of Poverty and Trauma in Refugee and Non‐Refugee Adolescents," Child Development, Early View, 24 Oct. 2019
- Authors are based in Jordan, the UK and the U.S. APC is US$3300.

"'#Refugees can be entrepreneurs too!' Humanitarianism, Race, and the Marketing of Syrian Refugees," Review of International Studies, First View, 25 Oct. 2019
- Author is based in Germany. APC is US$2980.

"Refugees, Water Balance, and Water Stress: Lessons Learned from Lebanon," Ambio: A Journal of the Human Environment, Latest Articles, 2 Nov. 2019
- Authors are based in Lebanon, the UK and the U.S. APC is US$3760.

"Resettlement as Climate Change Adaptation: What can be Learned from State-led Relocation in Rural Africa and Asia?," Climate and Development, vol. 11, no. 3 (2019)
- Author is based in the UK. APC is GBP 2365.

"'We are all brothers here': The Making of a Life by Chechen Refugees in Poland," Population, Space and Place, Early View, 23 Oct. 2019
- Author is based in the Czech Rep. APC is US$3700.

Law Reviews

Note: These articles are considered Bronze Open Access, i.e., they are free-to-read but no other permissions are associated with them.

Articles:

"Climate Change, Migration, Law and Global Governance," North Carolina Journal of International Law, vol. 44, no. 3 (2019)
- Author is based in the U.S.

"Deporting America's Children: The Demise of Discretion and Family Values in Immigration Law," Arizona Law Review, vol. 61, no. 3 (2019)
- Author is based in the U.S.

"Deporting Dreamers as a Crime Against Humanity," Emory International Law Review, vol. 33, no. 3 (2019)
- Author is based in The Netherlands.

"Making Domestic Violence Private Again: Referral Authority and Rights Rollback in Matter of A-B-," Boston College Law Review, vol. 60, no. 7 (2019)
- Author is based in the U.S.

Issue:

UNSW Law Society Court of Conscience, no. 13 (2019)
- Special issue on "Boats and borders: Australia’s response to refugees and asylum seekers," with 14 articles.

Tagged Publications.


15 November 2019

Regional Focus: Africa - Pt. 2

Reports & journal articles:

The 1969 OAU Refugee Convention at 50 (Institute for Security Studies & UNHCR, Oct. 2019) [text]

"Challenges and Emerging Issues Affecting the Management of Refugees in Uganda," Ugandan Journal of Management and Public Policy Studies, vol. 15, no. 1 (Nov. 2018) [full-text]

The Effects of Vouchers for Essential Household Items on Child Health, Mental Health, Resilience, and Social Cohesion among Internally Displaced Persons in the Democratic Republic of Congo (International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, Oct. 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]

From IDPs to Refugees and Back to IDPs: The Dynamics of Post Election Violence Victims in Kenya: A Case of Busia County, 2007-2015, Thesis (Univ. of Nairobi, Oct. 2019) [text via Univ. of Nairobi IR]

"Home, Again: Refugee Return and Post-Conflict Violence in Burundi," International Security, vol. 44, no. 2 (Fall 2019) [free full-text]

"Insurgency and the Invisible Displaced Population in Nigeria: A Situational Analysis," SAGE Open, 1 April 2019 [open access]

Living in Limbo: Rights of Asylum Seekers Denied (Amnesty International, Oct. 2019) [text]
- See also related news release.

"Tired of Running": Repeated Displacement and Premature Returns in South Sudan (IDMC, Nov. 2019) [text]
- Part of the "Invisible Majority" thematic series. See also related IDMC blog post.

Related post:
Regional Focus: Africa - Pt. 1 (15 Nov. 2019)

Tagged Publications.

Regional Focus: Africa - Pt. 1

News:

According to this UN press release, some 150 refugees who had been protesting outside UNHCR's office in Pretoria since early 8 October 2019, managed to make their way into the refugee agency's compound. They are requesting relocation to a safer country after being targeted in anti-immigrant attacks. More reporting is available in these VOA, Daily Maverick and ABC news stories. UNHCR has posted information on how and where to get help on its Facebook page and Twitter feed.

Blog posts & press:

"Aid Workers Question USAID Counter-terror Clause in Nigeria," The New Humanitarian, 5 Nov. 2019 [text]

Joint Statement by the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of IDPs, UNHCR, OCHA and IOM to Mark the 10th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Kampala Convention (UNHCR, Oct. 2019) [text]

Over 40,000 Migrants Assisted with Voluntary Return and Reintegration from Niger Since 2015 (IOM, Nov. 2019) [text]

Refugee Camps Versus Urban Refugees: What’s Been Said – and Done (The Conversation, Nov. 2019) [text]

Refugee Returns to Burundi Must be Voluntary and not under Pressure (UNHCR, Oct. 2019) [text]
- See also related Human Rights Watch news story.

UNHCR Welcomes Equatorial Guinea’s Accession to Kampala Convention on IDPs (UNHCR, Oct. 2019) [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Africa (22 Oct. 2019)

Tagged Publications.

14 November 2019

Regional Focus: United States - Pt. 2

Reports & journal articles:

Asylum Application, Interview, and Employment Authorization for Applicants (Federal Register, Nov. 2019) [text]
- Note: This is a proposed rule with a 60-day comment period ending 13 Jan. 2020.

Chevron and the Attorney General's Certification Power (SSRN, Oct. 2019) [preprint]

Continuation of Documentation for Beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status Designations for El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua, and Sudan (Federal Register, Nov. 2019) [text]
- See also related ABC News article.

"Deporting Dreamers as a Crime Against Humanity," Emory International Law Review, vol. 33, no. 3 (2019) [full-text]

Incomplete and Garbled Immigration Court Data Suggest Lack of Commitment to Accuracy (TRAC, Oct. 2019; updated Nov. 2019) [text]
- See also related TRAC letter to EOIR and Immigration Impact blog post.

"Rejecting Refugees: Immigration Enforcement in the Time of Trump," Excerpt from Banned: Immigration Enforcement in the Time of Trump (NYU Press, Sept. 2019) [text via RLI Blog]

The Release of Families Seeking Asylum Across the U.S. Southwest Border (Univ. of California at San Diego, Oct. 2019) [text]

"Sub-Saharan African Immigrants in the United States," Migration Information Source, 6 Nov. 2019 [text]

Resource:

Statistics and Reports (United States Courts) [access]
- See this ImmigrationProf blog post for examples of particularly useful data sets.

Related post:
Regional Focus: United States - Pt. 1 (14 Nov. 2019)

Tagged Publications and Web Sites/Tools.

Regional Focus: United States - Pt. 1

Blog posts & press:

"All the President’s Immigration Lawsuits," Forbes, 5 Nov. 2019 [text]

Americans’ Immigration Policy Priorities: Divisions between – and within – the Two Parties (Pew's Fact Tank, Nov. 2019) [text]

"Asylum: 90% of Claims Fall at First Hurdle after US Process Change, Lawsuit Alleges," The Guardian, 13 Nov. 2019 [text]

*"Asylum Officers Rebel against Trump Policies They Say are Immoral and Illegal," Los Angeles Times, 15 Nov. 2019 [text]
- See also related Twitter thread.

"The Demise of America’s Asylum System under Trump, Explained," Vox, 5 Nov. 2019 [text]

Eyes on El Paso & "Prompt Asylum Case Review" (ImmigrationProf Blog, Nov. 2019) [text]

"A Guide to Some Major Trump Administration Immigration Policies," PBS, 22 Oct. 2019 [text]

"In Scathing Manifesto, an Asylum Officer Blasts Trump’s Cruelty to Migrants," Washington Post, 12 Nov. 2019 [text]

Refugees in an Age of Immigration Restrictionism (History News Network, Nov. 2019) [text]

"Stephen Miller Promoted White Supremacist, Anti-immigrant Articles in Private Emails to Breitbart," Vox, 12 Nov. 2019 [text]

*"US Border Officials Pressured Asylum Officers to Deny Entry to Immigrants Seeking Protection, Report Finds," BuzzFeed News, 14 Nov. 2019 [text]

USCIS Proposes Increased Fees for All Immigration-Related Applications (Immigration Impact Blog, Nov. 2019) [text]
- See also related BuzzFeed News article and post
on The Conversation.

What to Expect When You're Expecting an Asylum Interview (The Asylumist Blog, Nov. 2019) [text]

What’s Happening at the U.S.-Mexico Border in 5 Charts (Pew's Fact Tank, Nov. 2019) [text]

Multimedia:

*David Fitzgerald on the Shrinking Avenues for Asylum (CMSOnAir, Nov. 2019) [info]
- Follow link for podcast.

Related posts:
News: New Data & Research on U.S. "Remain in Mexico" Policy (30 Oct. 2019)
- Regional Focus: United States - Pt. 1 (29 Oct. 2019)
Regional Focus: United States - Pt. 2 (29 Oct. 2019)

Tagged Publications.

Thematic Focus: Climate Change & Disasters - Pt. 2

Journal articles:

Asia Pacific Viewpoint, vol. 60, no. 2 (Aug. 2019) [contents]
- Special issue on "Climate‐Related Displacement in the Asia Pacific."

"Barriers or Enablers? Chiefs, Elite Capture, Disasters, and Resettlement in Rural Malawi," Disasters, vol. 43, no. 1 (Jan. 2019) [free full-text]

"Can Community Resettlement be Considered a Resilient Move? Insights from a Slow-Onset Disaster in the Colombian Andes," Journal of Development Studies, Latest Articles, 13 June 2019 [ResearchGate]

"Climate Change, Migration, Law and Global Governance," North Carolina Journal of International Law, vol. 44, no. 3 (2019) [full-text]

"Implementing the SDG-13 through the Adoption of Hybrid Law: Addressing Climate-Induced Displacement," Brill Open Law, Advance Articles, 3 Sept. 2019 [open access]

"Public Health and Mental Health Implications of Environmentally Induced Forced Migration," Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, vol. 13, no. 2 (2018) [ResearchGate]

"Resettlement as Climate Change Adaptation: What can be Learned from State-led Relocation in Rural Africa and Asia?," Climate and Development, vol. 11, no. 3 (2019) [open access]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Climate Change & Disasters - Pt. 1 (14 Nov. 2019)

Tagged Publications.

Thematic Focus: Climate Change & Disasters - Pt. 1

Blog posts & press:

Climate Change and Displacement: How Conflict and Climate Change Form a Toxic Combination That Drives People from Their Homes (UNHCR, Oct. 2019) [text] [text]

Climate Change, Migration Patterns and Vulnerability: The Case of Ndem, Senegal (IDMC Blog, ) [text]

"Op-ed: Refugees Shouldn’t be Used as Props to Alert to the Dangers of Climate Change," ECRE Weekly Bulletin, 31 Oct. 2019 [text]

"'This is a very big problem': Rising Sea Levels Will Lead to Significant Displacement in Coming Decades," VCU News, 6 Nov. 2019 [text]

"Trump Admin Ignored Its Own Evidence of Climate Change's Impact on Migration from Central America," NBC News, 20 Sept. 2019 [text]

Reports:

Climate Change and Migration in Vulnerable Countries: A Snapshot of Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (IOM, Sept. 2019) [text]
- See also related press release.

Expert Group Meeting on the Sustainable Development Impacts of Conflicts, Climate Change, Disasters, and Population Displacement, New York, 20-21 Feb. 2019 [info]
- Follow link for agenda, concept note, helpful background material, and presentations.

Free Movement Agreements & Climate-Induced Migration: A Caribbean Case Study (Columbia Univ., Sept. 2019) [text]

Global Strategy for Sustainable Energy: A UNHCR Strategy 2019-2024 (UNHCR, Oct. 2019) [text]
- See also related press release.

They Call It Exodus: Breaking the Cycle of Distress Migration in Niger (Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, Sept. 2019) [text]

Related post:
Thematic Focus: Climate Change & Disasters (20 Sept. 2019)

Tagged Publications.

13 November 2019

Thematic Focus: Development-induced Displacement - Pt. 2

Africa:

"Challenging the Risks-based Model of Involuntary Resettlement Using Evidence from the Bui Dam, Ghana," International Journal of Water Resources Development, vol. 35, no. 4 (2019) [ResearchGate]

"Developing against Development: Resistance as Participation in Development Induced Displacement in Kenya," Mambo!, vol. XV, no. 6 (2018) [full-text]

"Effects of Conservation-induced Displacement on the Bacha of Southwest Ethiopia," Ethiopian Journal of the Social Sciences and Humanities, vol. 14, no. 2 (2018) [open access]

Left with Nowhere to Go: Stories of Survivors of Forced Evictions in Nigeria's Mega City (Amnesty International, Nov. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

The Legitimation of Expulsion in Development Discourse: A Comparative Analysis of World Bank Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa, Development & Postcolonial Studies Working Paper, no. 6 (Univ. of Kassel, April 2019) [text]

"The Livelihood Challenges of Resettled Communities of the Bui Dam Project in Ghana and the Role of Chinese Dam‐builders," Development Policy Review, vol. 36, no. S1 (March 2018) [open access]

"Livelihood Impacts of Displacement and Resettlement on Informal Households: A Case Study from Kigali, Rwanda," Habitat International, vol. 86 (April 2019) [open access]

"The Merowe Dam in Northern Sudan: A Case of Population Displacement and Impoverishment," Chapter in Refugees and Forced Migration in the Horn and Eastern Africa (Springer, May 2019) [abstract]
- See also related thesis.

"Mining-induced Displacement and Resettlement: The Case of Rutile Mining Communities in Sierra Leone," Journal of Sustainable Mining, vol. 18, no. 2 (May 2019) [open access]

Related post:
Thematic Focus: Development-induced Displacement - Pt. 1 (13 Nov. 2019)

Tagged Publications.

Thematic Focus: Development-induced Displacement - Pt. 1

General:

"Country-level Governance Frameworks for Mining-induced Resettlement," Environment, Development and Sustainability, Latest Articles, 20 June 2019 [ResearchGate]
- "[T]he comparative review of the legal and regulatory frameworks that govern resettlement in the mining sector focuses on six mature mining jurisdictions: Botswana, Chile, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Peru."

Dam-Induced Displacement and Resettlement: A Literature Review, FutureDAMS Working Paper, no. 004 (Univ. of Manchester, Sept. 2019) [text]

Good Practice Handbook on Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement, Draft (IFC, 2019) [text]
- Note: The draft of this handbook was available for external review earlier in 2019.

New Mining Resettlement Dataset Sets the Standard (Univ. of Queensland, Aug. 2019) [access]

Social Justice Quests in the Process of Development-induced Displacement (EJIL: Talk Blog, Nov. 2019) [text]

Asia Pacific:

"Displacement in the Name of Development. How Indigenous Rights Legislation Fails to Protect Philippine Hunter-Gatherers," Society & Natural Resources: An International Journal, Latest Articles, 4 Nov. 2019 [open access]

"Gender and Livelihoods in Myanmar after Development-induced Resettlement," Forced Migration Review, no. 59 (Oct. 2018) [open access]

Learning from Survivors of Development-induced Displacement: Operationalising Vanuatu’s New Displacement Policy toward an Inclusive Capital City, Background paper for the Global Report on Internal Displacement (IDMC, 2019) [text]

"Social Impacts of Dam-induced Displacement and Resettlement: A Comparative Case Study in China," Sustainability, vol. 10, no. 11 (Nov. 2018) [open access]

"Urban Development-induced Displacement and Quality of Life in Kolkata," Environment and Urbanization, vol. 31, no. 2 (2019) [open access]

Europe & U.S.:

"A Comparison Study of International Development-caused Forced Displacement and Resettlement by the World Bank and Gentrification in the United States," Practicing Anthropology, vol. 41, no. 2 (Spring 2019) [Academia]

Development-induced Displacement: The Case of Dam Construction in Slovakia and the Czech Republic (MPRA, Jan. 2019) [preprint]

Related post:
Thematic Focus: Development-induced Displacement (14 Nov. 2017)

Tagged Publications.

12 November 2019

Thematic Focus: ICTs & Other Technologies

Blog posts & press:

Adapting to the Unexpected: In Bosnia, a Tailored Internet Access to Address a Special Situation (Télécoms Sans Frontières, Aug. 2019) [text]

Alterations to the Office of Refugee Resettlement’s Website since President Trump’s Inauguration (Sunlight Foundation, Sept. 2019) [text]
- See also related press release.

Big Brother Says ‘No’: Surveillance and Income Management of Asylum Seekers though the ASPEN Card (Privacy International, Oct. 2019) [text]

Bridging the Mobile Disability Gap in Refugee Settings (GSMA Mobile for Development Blog, Sept. 2019) [text]

Digital Divide is Shrinking for America’s Hispanic Population, NTIA Data Show (NTIA Blog, Oct. 2019) [text]

Facebook, the Rohingya, and Internet Blackouts in Myanmar (The Interpreter Blog, Oct. 2019) [text]

For Young Refugees, a Mobile Phone can be as Important as Food and Water When Arriving in a New Country (The Conversation, Oct. 2019) [text]

MIT Media Lab Scientist Used Syrian Refugees to Tout Food Computers That Didn't Work (Tech Talk Blog, Oct. 2019) [text]

Narratives Around Migration Online: Anxiety over Facts (Dahrendorf Forum Blog, July 2019) [text]

UN Launches Plans for Innovative Technology Hub (UNHCR, Oct. 2019) [text]

Reports & journal articles:

"A Crisis of Opportunity: Market‐Making, Big Data, and the Consolidation of Migration as Risk," Antipode, Early View, 22 Oct. 2019 [open access]

Extended Reality for Refugees: Pragmatic Ideas through Ethnographic Research with Refugees in Australia, Paper presented at IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality, Beijing, 14-18 Oct. 2019 [text]

Roaming Africa: Migration, Resilience and Social Protection (Langaa Research & Publishing, Nov. 2019) [ResearchGate]
- The second volume in a four-part series called Connected and Mobile: Migration and Human Trafficking in Africa, this book examines "how mobility, resilience and social protection in the digital age are closely inter-connected."

The Role of Technology in Addressing the Global Migration Crisis: Conference Report (World Refugee Council, Oct. 2019) [text]

Technology Virtual Issue (Oct. 2019) [free full-text]
- Links to 11 articles from both Development Policy Review and Disasters.

Related posts:
- Thematic Focus: ICTs & Other Technologies - Pt. 1 (7 Oct. 2019)
Thematic Focus: ICTs & Other Technologies - Pt. 2 (7 Oct. 2019)

Tagged Publications and Web Sites/Tools.

Thematic Focus: Health

Opportunity:

CFP: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal [info]
- Contributions sought for thematic issue on "Promoting the Health of Migrant and Displaced Populations in the Eastern Mediterranean Region." Submission deadline is 20 December 2019. EMHJ is an open access journal.

Publications:

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Refugee Situations: A Practical Guide to Launching Interventions in Public Health Programmes (UNHCR, Aug. 2019) [text]

"The Burden of Anaemia among Displaced Women and Children in Refugee Settings Worldwide, 2013–2016," BMJ Global Health, vol. 4, no. 6 (Nov. 2019) [open access]

"Challenges to Ethical Obligations and Humanitarian Principles in Conflict Settings: A Systematic Review," Journal of International Humanitarian Action, 4:15 (Sept. 2019) [open access]
- Focuses on "humanitarian health care organizations and health workers working in contexts of armed or violent conflict."

Delivery of Immunization Services for Refugees and Migrants: Technical Guidance (WHO, 2019) [text]

"Health Needs of Refugees: Port of Arrival Versus Permanent Camp Settings," Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, vol. 25, no. 5 (2019) [open access]

Health Policy, vol. 123, no. 9 (Sept. 2019) [contents]
- Special issue on "Health policies and mixed migration: lessons learnt from the 'European refugee crisis'." Includes open access articles on refugee health care access in Austria, mental health care access and use in Europe, and health records for migrants and refugees.

"Humanitarianism under Attack," International Health, vol. 11, no. 5 (Sept. 2019) [free full-text]

"Infectious Disease Epidemics in Refugee Camps: A Retrospective Analysis of UNHCR Data (2009-2017)," Journal of Global Health Reports, vol. 3: e2019064 (Oct. 2019) [open access]

Journal of Refugee & Global Health, vol. 2, no. 2 (2019) [open access]
- Note: This issue is still in progress. Currently includes 15 articles. Most discuss health issues relating to refugees in the U.S., but several focus on refugees elsewhere including Afghanistan, Greece, Kenya and Lebanon.

What is the Evidence on Availability and Integration of Refugee and Migrant Health Data in Health Information Systems in the WHO European Region?, Health Evidence Network Synthesis Report, no. 66 (WHO, Oct. 2019) [text]
- See also related press release.

"WHO Guidance for Refugees in Camps: Systematic Review," BMJ Open, vol. 9, no. 9 (Sept. 2019) [open access]

Resource:

Australian Refugee Health Practice Guide [access]
- This resource "can be used by doctors, nurses and other primary care providers to inform on-arrival and ongoing health care for people from refugee backgrounds, including people seeking asylum." See also related article that reports on doctors' perceptions of this web site.

Related post:
Thematic Focus: Health (18 July 2019)

Tagged Events & Opportunities, Publications and Web Sites/Tools.

11 November 2019

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items - Pt. 2

Journal articles:

"The Boundaries of Religious Persecution: Refugee Law and the Limits of Permissible Restrictions on Religion," Human Rights: The Journal of Human Rights, vol. 13, no. 2 (Fall 2018/Winter 2019) [open access]

"Can’t be Held Responsible: Weak Norms and Refugee Protection Evasion," International Relations, OnlineFirst, 31 Oct. 2019 [preprint]

"The Children (and Wives) of Foreign ISIS Fighters: Which Obligations upon the States of Nationality?," Questions of International Law, 23 Sept. 2019 [open access]

"Delivering Refugees and Migrants to a 'Place of Safety' Following Rescue by States at Sea," Maritime Safety and Security Journal, no. 6 (2019-2020) [open access]

Enforced Disappearance in the Context of Migration: A Neglected Human Rights Issue (SSRN, Sept. 2019) [text]

"Human Rights, Domestic Politics, and Informal Agreements: Parliamentary Challenges to International Cooperation on Migration Management," Australian Journal of International Affairs, Latest Articles, 11 Oct. 2019 [open access]
- Uses examples from Australia, the EU and Israel.

"Law and Refugee Crises," Annual Review of Law Social Sciences, vol. 15 (2019) [postprint]

"Managing Flow: An Overview of Legal and Policy Developments around the World,” Mixed Migration Review (Mixed Migration Centre, Nov. 2019) [text]
- Scroll to p. 147.

"Protected Groups in Refugee Law and International Law," Laws, vol. 8, no. 4 (Oct. 2019) [open access]

"Transnational Migration Law: Authority, Contestation, Decolonization," Chapter in Oxford Handbook on Transnational Law (Oxford University Press, Forthcoming 2020) [preprint]

Related post:
Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items - Pt. 1 (11 Nov. 2019)

Tagged Publications.

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items - Pt. 1

Events & opportunities:

Call for participants: Refugee Protection in Countries That are Not Signatories to the 1951 Refugee Convention, Proposed roundtable discussion for the IASFM18, Accra, 27-30 June 2020 [info]
- No deadline indicated.

Seminar: Third World Approaches to International Law: A Retrospective with Some Implications for Refugee and Migration Law, Oxford, 4 December 2019 [info]

CFP: Special issue of the International Journal of Refugee Law to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees [info]
- Submission deadline is 30 April 2020.

Presentations/multimedia:

Assistant High Commissioner for Protection Statement to the 70th Session of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme, Geneva, 7-11 Oct. 2019 [text]
- See also related news story.

Forced Migration, Protection, and Border Control, CMS Annual Academic and Policy Symposium, New York, 17 Oct. 2019 [info]
- Follow link to access several presentations.

Future Challenges in Refugee Protection: Movements and Responses​, London, 17 Oct. 2019 [info]
- Panel discussion with participants from Univ. of Birmingham and UNHCR. Follow link for podcast.

Practicing Refugee Law on the Frontier: Refugee Law in Egypt, India, Malaysia and Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 1 Feb. 2018 [info]
- Follow link for video.

A Well-Founded Fear of Being Persecuted...But When?, Cambridge, MA, 1 Oct. 2019 [info]
- Follow link for summary of the talk. See also related video interview.

Reports & blog posts:

2019 Compliance Update: Machine-Readable Convention Travel Documents for Refugees and Stateless Persons (UNHCR, 2019) [text]

Emergency Travel Document (ICRC, 2018) [text via Refworld]
- Note: The newly revised version began being issued as of 1 Jan. 2019.

Human Rights and International Solidarity: Note by the Secretary-General, UN Doc. No. A/74/185 (UN General Assembly, July 2019) [text]
- "In this report...the Independent Expert discusses the issues and problems raised in global refugee protection by the enjoyment, or lack thereof, of human rights-based international solidarity."

When Does Fear Become 'Well-Founded?'  (Jeffrey S. Chase Blog, Oct. 2019) [text]

Related posts:
Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items - Pt. 1 (30 Sept. 2019)
Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items - Pt. 2 (30 Sept. 2019)

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.


New Issues of Br. J. Guidance & Counsel., Disasters, Discover Soc., ERS, Eur. J. Soc. Psych., Global Aff., Intl. J. Entrep. Behav. & Res., Intl. Migr., JRGH, REMI, Rts. in Exile News

British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, vol. 47, no. 1 (2019) [contents]
- Special issue on "Migration: Theory, research and practice in guidance and counselling." The introduction is freely available.

Disasters, vol. 44, no. 1 (Jan. 2020) [contents]
- Mix of articles, with one on urban resilience that is freely available.

Discover Society, no. 73 (Nov. 2019) [open access]
- Focus feature on "Speaking up, not talking down." A number of contributions came out of an Ideas Salon organized for UK Refugee Week. Follow the link above to browse through the 14 entries, or access them via the introduction.

Ethnic and Racial Studies, vol. 42, no. 14 (2019) [contents]
- Special issue on "Racial nationalisms: borders, refugees and the cultural politics of belonging." The introduction and an article on racism and Brexit are freely available while another on conflating the Muslim refugee and the terror suspect is open access.

European Journal of Social Psychology, vol. 49, no. 7 (Dec. 2019) [contents]
- Special issue on "The Social Psychology of Forced Migration and Refugee Integration." Includes four open access articles.

Global Affairs, vol. 5, no. 2 (2019) [contents]
- Includes sub-section on the Global Compact on Migration.

International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, vol. 25, no. 5 (2019) [contents]
- Special issue on "Migration, Enterprise and Society." Several articles focus on refugees.

International Migration, vol. 57, no. 5 (Oct. 2019) [contents]
- Mix of articles on human trafficking, remittances, migration drivers and decisions (one article here is open access), and education; a special section focuses on "Managing International Migration," with several that focus on forced migration.

Journal of Refugee & Global Health, vol. 2, no. 2 (2019) [open access]
- Note: This issue is still in progress. Currently includes 15 articles. Most discuss health issues relating to refugees in the U.S., but several focus on refugees elsewhere including Afghanistan, Greece, Kenya and Lebanon.

Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales, vol. 35, nos. 1&2 (2019) [contents]
- Special issue on Asia Pacific migration. The editorial is freely available. Note: REMI is a delayed open access journal; articles will become free to read after one year.

Rights in Exile Newsletter, no. 106 (Oct./Nov. 2019) [full-text]
- News and information for refugee legal aid providers.

Tagged Periodicals.

09 November 2019

Regional Focus: Australia & New Zealand

Events:

Conference: Refugee Alternatives 2020, Brisbane, 13-14 February 2020 [info]
- Early bird registration deadline is 15 November 2019.

Conversation: Truth, Lies and Refugee Status: Does Blind Justice Provide Protection?, Melbourne, 27 November 2019 [info]

Publications:

"A Critical Narrative Review of Research about the Experiences of Being Muslim in New Zealand," New Zealand Journal of Psychology, vol. 48, no. 1 (April 2019) [full-text]

"Photovoice and Refugee Research: The Case for a ‘Layers’ versus ‘Labels’ Approach to Vulnerability," Research Ethics, OnlineFirst, 19 Sept. 2019 [open access]
- "This case study tracks two similar PhotoVoice projects in Australia (Study 1) and New Zealand (Study 2)."

Position Paper: Protecting Refugees in Australia and Globally (UNHCR Canberra, Sept. 2019) [text]

"Refugee Protection in Australia: Policies and Practice," Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales, vol. 35, nos. 1&2 (2019) [abstract]
- Note: REMI is a delayed open access journal; this article will become free to read after one year.

"Representing Refugees in Advocacy Campaigns," Forced Migration Review, no. 61 (June 2019) [open access]
- Focus is on New Zealand.

"A Search for Rights: Judicial and Administrative Responses to Migration and Refugee Cases," Chapter 17 in The Legal Protection of Rights in Australia (Hart Publishing, Nov. 2019) [preprint]

"Smoke and Mirrors," Harvard Political Review, 2 Oct. 2019 [text]
- Focus is on Australia.

Strengthening Refugee Voices in New Zealand, CARE White Paper Series, no. 3 (Massey Univ., Dec. 2018; posted June 2019) [text]

There's No Airport Border 'Crisis', Only Management Failure of the Home Affairs Department (The Conversation, Oct. 2019) [text]

UNSW Law Society Court of Conscience, no. 13 (2019) [full-text] [indiv. articles]
- Special issue on "Boats and borders: Australia’s response to refugees and asylum seekers." The editorial provides more info. about the issue which includes a "Brief Primer on Australia's Treatment of Refugees and Asylum Seekers" and a "Timeline of Australia's Refugee Policies," along with 14 articles.

The Use of Non-judicial Accountability Mechanisms by the Refugee Sector in Australia (La Trobe University & Refugee Council of Australia, Nov. 2019) [text]

"'We Were Not Merely Participating; We Were Leading the Discussions': Participation and Self-Representation of Refugee Young People in International Advocacy," Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies, Latest Articles, 25 Oct. 2019 [preprint]
- "This paper reports on findings from a research project on youth participation and self-representation at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in collaboration with two young women and two young men from refugee backgrounds who live in Australia."

Multimedia:

Free and Equal: An Australian Conversation on Human Rights, Sydney, 8 Oct. 2019 [info]
- Follow link for video of various presentations and panels, including one that focused on "The power
of mobilising international support and the experiences of refugees and asylum seekers globally." The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights gave the keynote address.

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Australia (25 Sept. 2019)

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.