The Ideal Refugees

The Ideal Refugees : Islam, Gender, and the Sahrawi Politics of Survival

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4.67 (3 ratings by Goodreads)

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Refugee camps are typically perceived as militarised and patriarchal spaces, and yet the Sahrawi refugee camps and their inhabitants have consistently been represented as ideal in nature. Drawing on extensive research the author explores to what effect such idealised depictions have been projected onto the international arena.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 165.1 x 231.14 x 27.94mm | 690g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0815633262
  • 9780815633266
  • 1,882,914

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An original and important contribution to refugee studies. - Christina Clark-Kazak, author of Recounting Migration
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About Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh

Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh is departmental lecturer in forced migration at the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford, UK, where she is also junior research fellow in refugee studies at Lady Margaret Hall.
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