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Nyers, Peter. Rethinking Refugees: Beyond States of Emergency. 2006. Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group. New York, USA, and London UK.

“When refugees take flight from violence and persecution, their human life is stripped bare, with all political qualifiers (presence, voice, agency) erased from their identity.” P.124 This rarely questioned truism is where Nyers begins his intense and challenging text on … Continue reading

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