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LCC: HV640 .D74 2010 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 323.3/2914 full (Assigner: dlc)
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Throughout human history people have been driven from their homes by wars, unjust treatment, earthquakes, and hurricanes. The reality of forced migration is not new, nor is awareness of the suffering of the displaced a recent discovery. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimates that at the end of 2007 there were 67 million persons in the world who had been forcibly displaced from their homes-including more than 16 million people who had to flee across an international border for fear of being persecuted due to race, religion, nationality, social group, or political opinion. "Driven from Home" advances the discussion on how best to protect and assist the growing number of persons who have been forced from their homes and proposes a human rights framework to guide political and policy responses to forced migration. This thought-provoking volume brings together contributors from several disciplines, including international affairs, law, ethics, economics, and theology, to advocate for better responses to protect the global community's most vulnerable citizens.
Table Of Contents
Introduction: human rights and new challenges of protecting forced migrants / David Hollenbach
New realities of protection in a human rights framework
Rethinking the international refugee regime in light of human rights and the global common good / Susan F. Martin
Normative responses : religion, human rights, gender and culture
Justice for the displaced : the challenge of a Christian understanding / Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator
Human rights as a framework for advocacy on behalf of the displaced : the approach of the Catholic Church / Silvano Tomasi
No easy road to freedom : engendering and enculturating forced migration / M. Brinton Lykes
Protecting rights at the border : denial of asylum and systemic responses
Human rights as a challenge to national policies that exclude refugees : two case studies from Southeast Asia / Frank Brennan
Loving humanity while accepting people : a critique and a cautious affirmation of the "political" in U.S. asylum and refugee law / Daniel Kanstroom
Closed borders, human rights, and democratic legitimation / Arash Abizadeh
Protection in the face of conflict and war
The experience of displacement by conflict : the plight of Iraqi refugees / Maryanne Loughry
The ethics and policy of war in light of displacement / J. Bryan Hehir
Reinserting never into never again : political innovations and the responsibility to protect / Thomas G. Weiss
Protection in response to economic need and environmental crises
Economic and environmental displacement : implications for durable solutions / Mary M. Delorey
Refugees or economic migrants : Catholic thought on the moral roots of the distinction / Christopher Llanos.
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Hollenbach, David, 1942- Driven from home
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Boston College. Center for Human Rights and International Justice. Driven from home