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(see also Forced Migration, Ethnic Conflict)

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On the Web: Articles

"The state of the worldÂ’s refugees 2000: fifty years of humanitarian action," United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Fiftieth anniversary edition looks at five decades of humanitarian action.

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Colegio de la Frontera Norte. Genera conocimiento científico sobre los fenómenos regionales de la frontera México-Estados Unidos y contribuir al desarrollo de la región.

The Refugee Studies Centre. A leading multidisciplinary centre for research & teaching on the causes & consequences of forced migration.

In the Library: Articles

Adelman, Howard. "Chaos in the camps," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 58,6 (11-12/2002):89-93. Thugs ruling UN sanctioned refugee camps in Congo Democratic Republic.

Garduño, Everardo. "Antropología de la frontera, la migración y los procesos transnacionales," Frontera Norte 15,30 (7-12/03):65-89. Mexico-U.S. border seen as a social field of international character; it challenges the supposedly impassable quality of borders.

Musalo, Karen & Stephen Knight. "Unequal protection," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 58,6 (11-12/2002):57-61. Persecution of women seen as cultural norm rather than reason to grant asylum.

Portes, Alejandro. “Inmigración y metrópolis: reflexiones acerca de la historia urbana,” Migraciones Internacionales 1,1 (7-12/01):111-134.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Benhabib, Seyla. The Rights of Others: Aliens, Residents & Citizens (NY: Cambridge, 2005).

Brettell, Caroline & James Frank Hollifield (eds.) Migration Theory: Talking Across the Disciplines (NY: Routledge, 2000). For social scientists & students who study migration.

Castles, Stephen & Alastair Davidson. Citizenship & Migration: Globalization & the Politics of Belonging (NY: Routledge, 2000).

Chang, Grace. Disposable Domestics: Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy (Boston: South End, 2000).

Frelick, Bill. "Neglect is never benign," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 58,6 (11-12/2002):27-35. Status of refugees around the world.

Freudenberger, Nell. Lucky Girls (San Francisco: Harper Collins, 2003).

Hoerder, Dirk. Cultures in Contact: World Migrations in the Second Millennium (Durham NC: Duke, 2002).

Kramer, Jane. Unsettling Europe (NY: Random House, 1980).

Loescher, Gil. "Blaming the victim: refugees & global security," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 58,6 (11-12/2002):47-53.

Pessar, Patricia R. (ed.) When Borders Don't Divide: Labor Migration & Refugee Movements in the Americas (NY: Center for Migration Studies, 1988).

Rumbaut, Ruben G. & Alejandro Portes (eds.) Ethnicities: Children of Immigrants in America (Berkeley : Univ. of California, 2001). Essays by leading scholars in immigration studies that deal with issues about the new second generation.

Sasken, Saskia. The Mobility of Labor & Capital: A Study in International Investment & Labor Flow (NY: Cambridge, 1988). How globalization of production affects migration patterns.

Sassen, Saskia & Kwame Anthony Appiah. Globalization and Its Discontents: Essays on the New Mobility of People and Money (NY: New Press, 1998). Presents globalization and its impact on migration.

Stephen Castles & Mark J. Miller. The Age of Migration: International Population Movements in the Modern World (NY, Guilford Press, 2003). The migratory process & the formation of ethnic minorities.

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