30 May 2008

New Issues of AJDTS, AWR, GILJ, IMR, ICRC Review, JRS

Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies, no. 2008-1 [full-text]
- This issue focuses on psychosocial support programs.

AWR Bulletin, vol. 46, no. 1 (2008) [contents]
- Mix of articles on migrants/asylum seekers in Europe.

Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, vol. 22, no. 2 (Winter 2008) [contents]
- Mix of articles including one on the use of teleconferencing in asylum removal hearings.

International Migration Review, vol. 42, no. 2 (June 2008) [contents]
- Mix of articles on immigrants and immigration.

International Review of the Red Cross, vol. 90, no. 869 (March 2008) [contents]
- The focus of this issue is Humanitarian Law and Action in Iraq.

Journal of Refugee Studies, vol. 21, no. 2 (June 2008) [contents]
- Includes articles on global civil war, understanding integration, UNHCR's involvement with IDPs, humanitarianism in Australia, and livelihood experiences of Liberian refugees in Ghana.

Posted in Periodicals.

29 May 2008

Publications: Asylum Seekers/Australia, Child Sexual Exploitation, Civilian Prot., DR/Statelessness, EXCOM Concl., Forced Marriage, Peace Rankings

"Community-based Asylum Seekers' Use of Primary Health Care Services in Melbourne," eMJA, vol 188, no. 6 (2008): 344-348 [text]

Dominican Republic: Time to Move Forward to Resolve Statelessness (Refugees International, May 2008) [text]

Forced Marriage with the LRA, Uganda (Feinstein International Center, May 2008) [text]

Global Peace Index 2008 [Vision of Humanity, access]

No One to Turn To: The under-reporting of child sexual exploitation and abuse by aid workers and peacekeepers (Save the Children, May 2008) [text via Refworld]

The Protection of Civilians and the Post-Conflict Security Sector: A Conceptual and Historical Overview (NUPI, May 2008) [text]

Review of the Use of UNHCR Executive Committee Conclusions on International Protection, Informal Consultative Meeting, 9 June 2008 [text]

Posted in Publications.

28 May 2008

Annual Reports: Amnesty International, Child Soldiers, Human Security, Religious Freedom

Amnesty International Report 2008: State of the World's Human Rights (May 2008) [access]

Annual Report of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (May 2008) [text]

Child Soldiers Global Report 2008 (May 2008) [access]

Human Security Brief 2007 (May 2008) [access]

Posted in Publications.

22 May 2008

New Issues of Asylons, Dev. in Practice, Hum. Sec. J., JHA

Asylon(s), no. 4 (mai 2008) [full-text]
- Focuses on xenophobia in France.

Development in Practice, vol. 18, no. 3 (2008) [contents]
- Mix of articles.

Human Security Journal, no. 6 (Spring 2008) [full-text]
- Special issue on "Human Trafficking."

Journal of Humanitarian Assistance (May 2008) [full-text]
- New article on the theory of obligation in the context of humanitarian assistance.

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20 May 2008

Publications: Asylum Seekers/Ireland, Education, Girls, Iraqi Refugees, Palestinian Refugees/Lebanon, Refugee Detention/Turkey, UNHCR

Assessment on Returns to Iraq Amongst the Iraqi Refugee Population in Syria (UNHCR Syria, April 2008) [text]

Because I am a Girl: The State of the World's Girls 2008. Special Focus: In the Shadow of War (Plan International, May 2008) [text]

Beyond the School Gates: Supporting Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Secondary School (Refugee Council, May 2008) [text]

Hidden Cork: Perspectives of Asylum Seekers on Direct Provision and the Asylum Legal System (NASC - Irish Immigrant Support Centre, April 2008) [text]

"Living and Health Conditions of Palestinian Refugees in an Unofficial Camp in the Lebanon: A Cross-Sectional Survey," Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, vol. 62 (2008): 91-97 [text]

UNHCR Field Review: Presentation of Main Findings (May 2008) [text]

Unwelcome Guests: The Detention of Refugees in Turkey's Foreigners Guesthouses (Helsinki Citizens Assembly, April 2008) [text]

Posted in Publications.

12 May 2008

New Issues of Conflict & Health, HRQ, Intl. Mig., Refuge, Women's Asylum News

Conflict and Health (March 2008) [access]
- Several full-text articles posted to this open access journal focus on infectious diseases in the displaced Burmese population.

Human Rights Quarterly, vol. 30, no. 2 (May 2008) [contents]
- Mix of articles.

International Migration, vol. 46, no. 2 (June 2008) [contents]
- Mix of articles including one on forced displacement in Darfur.

Refuge, vol. 24, no. 1 and no. 2 (2007) [access]
- These are two issues that have recently been posted online in full-text. No. 1 focuses on urban refugees, and no. 2 focuses on integration.

Women's Asylum News, no. 75 (May 2008) [text]
- From the Refugee Women's Resource Project (RWRP).

Posted in Periodicals.

08 May 2008

Publications: Extradition, Guantanamo, Information, Kenya, Humanitarian Networks, Natural Disasters, Peace Processes

Anuario 2008 de procesos de paz (Escola de cultura de pau, April 2008) [Spanish text]

Crisis in Kenya: Land, Displacement and the Search for "Durable Solutions," HPG Policy Brief, no. 31 (ODI, April 2008) [text]

Global Symposium +5 on Information for Humanitarian Action: Final Report (OCHA, May 2008) [text]

Guantánamo's Refugees: Trapped by Inaction (Center for Constitutional Rights, Feb. 2008) [text]

Guidance Note on Extradition and International Refugee Protection (UNHCR, April 2008) [text]

Human Rights and Natural Disasters: Operational Guidelines and Field Manual on Human Rights Protection in Situations of Natural Disaster (Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement, March 2008) [pilot version]

Strengthening Humanitarian Networks: Applying the Network Functions Approach (ODI, April 2008) [text]

Posted in Publications.

05 May 2008

New Accessions Lists

The Refugee Studies Centre library has posted its latest Accessions List covering materials added to the collection between January and March 2008. Browse the PDF or HTML version.

The Refugee Archives at UEL has issued its list of new additions to the library for the first quarter of 2008. Browse the PDF version.

Posted in Publications.

02 May 2008

Publications: Alcohol Use, Climate Change, HIV, Human Rights, Humanitarian Assistance, Refugee Protection

ALNAP's 7th Review of Humanitarian Action (ALNAP, March 2008) [access]

Beyond the Nexus: UNHCR's Evolving Perspective on Refugee Protection and International Migration, New Issues in Refugee Research no. 155 (UNHCR, April 2008) [text]

Future Floods of Refugees: A Comment on Climate Change, Conflict and Forced Migration (Norwegian Refugee Council, April 2008) [text]

HIV and the UK Asylum Pathway (National AIDS Trust, April 2008) [text]

Human Rights Annual Report 2007 (UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, March 2008) [text]

Humanitarian Agenda 2015: The State of the Humanitarian Enterprise (Feinstein International Center, March 2008) [text]

Influencing State Behavior for Refugee Protection: UNHCR and the Design of the Refugee Protection Regime, New Issues in Refugee Research no. 154 (UNHCR, April 2008) [text]

Rapid Assessment of Alcohol and Other Substance Use in Conflict-affected and Displaced Populations: A Field Guide (UNHCR & WHO, 2008) [text]

Posted in Publications.

01 May 2008

New Issues of EJML, FMR, Govt. & Opposition, RSQ

European Journal of Migration and the Law, vol. 10, no. 1 (2008) [contents]
- Articles address different aspects of the war on terrorism.

Forced Migration Review, no. 30 (April 2008) [full-text]
- Theme of this issue is "Burma's Displaced People."

Government and Opposition, vol. 43, no. 2 (Spring 2008) [contents]
- Special issue on the "Refugee in Trans/national Politics and Society: Representation, Contestation and Control."

Refugee Survey Quarterly, vol. 27, no. 1 (2008) [contents]
- This issue focuses on "UNHCR and the Global Cold War."

Posted in Periodicals.