09 September 2011

New Issue of JRS

A new issue of the Journal of Refugee Studies (JRS) is now available. The theme is "Faith-Based Humanitarianism in Contexts of Forced Displacement." Articles in vol. 24, no. 2 (Sept. 2011) include:

  • Understanding 'Sanctuary': Faith and Traditions of Asylum [abstract]
  • Faith and the Discourse of Secular Humanitarianism [abstract]
  • Faith-Based Aid to People Affected by Conflict in Jos, Nigeria: An Analysis of the Role of Christian and Muslim Organizations [abstract]
  • The Role of Faith and Faith-Based Organizations among Internally Displaced Persons in Kenya [abstract]
  • Ethical Dilemmas and Identifications of Faith-Based Humanitarian Organizations in the Karen Refugee Crisis [abstract] [author homepage]
  • The Pragmatics of Performance: Putting 'Faith' in Aid in the Sahrawi Refugee Camps [abstract]
  • Much to be Proud of, Much to be Done: Faith-based Organizations and the Politics of Asylum in Australia [abstract]
  • Un/settling Angels: Faith-Based Organizations and Asylum-Seeking in the UK [abstract]
  • The Faith Community’s Role in Refugee Resettlement in the United States [abstract] [working paper]
  • Faith and Humanitarianism: It’s Complicated [abstract]

Four book reviews are also included.

Note: The editor of this issue also helped to convene a related workshop at the Refugee Studies Centre (RSC) last year.

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