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Engendering Forced Migration


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Acknowledgments Introduction Abbreviations Chapter 1. Not a "Room of One's Own" Doreen Indra Chapter 2. Gendering Those Uprooted by 'Development' Elizabeth Colson Chapter 3. Interview with Barbara Harrell-Bond Doreen Indra Chapter 4. Girls and War Zones: Troubling Questions Carolyn Nordstrom Chapter 5. Gendered Violence in War: Reflections on Transnationalist and Comparative Frameworks in Militarized Conflict Zones Wenona Giles Chapter 6. Gender Relief and Politics During the Afghan War Diana Cammack Chapter 7. Response to Cammack Peter Marsden Chapter 8. Upsetting the Cart: Forced Migration and Gender Issues, the African Experience Patrick Matlou Chapter 9. Women Migrants of Kagera Region, Tanzania: The Need for Empowerment Charles David Smith Chapter 10. The Relevance of Gendered Approaches to Refugee Health: A Case Study in Hagadera, Kenya Marleen Boelaert, Fabienne Vautier, Tine Dusauchoit, Wim Van Damme, and Monique Van Dormael Chapter 11. Post-Soviet Russian Migration from the New Independent States: Experiences of Women Migrants Natalya Kosmarskaya Chapter 12. A Space for Remembering: Home-Pedagogy and Exilic Latina Women's Identities Ines Gomez Chapter 13. Eritrean Canadian Refugee Households As Sites of Gender Renegotiation Atsuko Matsuoka and John Sorenson Chapter 14. Negotiating Masculinity in the Reconstruction of Social Place: Eritrean and Ethiopian Refugees in the United States and Sweden Lucia Ann McSpadden Chapter 15. The Human Rights of Refugees with Special Reference to Muslim Refugee Women Khadija Elmadmad Chapter 16. A Comparative Analysis of the Canadian, US, and Australian Directives on Gender Persecution and Refugee Status Audrey Macklin Chapter 17. Women and Refugee Status: Beyond the Public/Private Dichotomy in UK Asylum Policy Heaven Crawley Chapter 18. The Problem of Gender-Related Persecution: A Challenge of International Protection Lisa Gilad Chapter 19. Anthropologists As 'Expert Witnesses' Sidney Waldron Index References Notes on Contributors

About the Author

Doreen Indra is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta. Her most recent work has been on environmentally forced migrants in Bangladesh and the social construction and culture of disasters. She is the co-author of Continuous Journey: Social History of South Asians in Canada, co-editor and author of two volumes on refugees in Canada and is author of many academic journal articles in the field of forced migration.


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