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Desperate Crossings Seeking Refuge In America

Author : Norman L. Zucker
ISBN : 9781315480954
Genre : Political Science
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This work provides an examination of US refugee policy since the 1960s, particularly as it has been applied to Cuba, Haiti and Central America. The authors also address world-wide refugee problems, proposing ideas for the 21st century.

The Refugee Challenge In Post Cold War America

Author : Howard a Newman Professor of American Studies and History Maria Cristina Garcia
ISBN : 9780190655303
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For over forty years, Cold War concerns about the threat of communism shaped the contours of refugee and asylum policy in the United States, and the majority of those admitted as refugees came from communist countries. In the post-Cold War period, a wider range of geopolitical and domestic interests influence which populations policymakers prioritize for admission. The Refugee Challenge in Post-Cold War America examines the actors and interests that have shaped refugee and asylum policy since 1989. Policymakers are now considering a wider range of populations as potentially eligible for protection: victims of civil unrest, genocide, trafficking, environmental upheaval, and gender-based discrimination, among others. Many of those granted protected status since 1989 would never have been considered for admission during the Cold War. Among the challenges of the post-Cold War era are the growing number of asylum seekers who have petitioned for protection at a port of entry and are backlogging the immigration courts. Concerns over national security have also resulted in deterrence policies that have raised important questions about the rights of refugees and the duties of nations. Mar�a Cristina Garc�a evaluates the challenges of reconciling international humanitarian obligations with domestic concerns for national security.

Invisible Punishment

Author : Meda Chesney-Lind
ISBN : 9781595587367
Genre : Law
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In a series of newly commissioned essays from the leading scholars and advocates in criminal justice, Invisible Punishment explores, for the first time, the far-reaching consequences of our current criminal justice policies. Adopted as part of “get tough on crime” attitudes that prevailed in the 1980s and ’90s, a range of strategies, from “three strikes” and “a war on drugs,” to mandatory sentencing and prison privatization, have resulted in the mass incarceration of American citizens, and have had enormous effects not just on wrong-doers, but on their families and the communities they come from. This book looks at the consequences of these policies twenty years later.

The Writers Directory 2005

Author : Miranda H. Ferrara
ISBN : 1558625283
Genre : Authors, American
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The Writers Directory

Author : Miranda H. Ferrara
ISBN : UOM:39015054036648
Genre : Authors, American
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Liberty Equality Power

Author : John M. Murrin
ISBN : 0534169457
Genre : History
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LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER: A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, CONCISE EDITION provides students with a clear understanding of how power is gained, lost, and used in both public and private life. This concise version retains the clarity, coverage, and thematic unity of the larger text, while offering unmatched integration of social and cultural history into a political story. It retains the strong chronological and thematic framework of the bigger text, but offers a more manageable option for instructors concerned about too much material and too little time.

Buyer S Guide

Author : William White
ISBN : UVA:X006034065
Genre : Library science
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At Home And Abroad

Author : Marc Ravel Rosenblum (R.)
ISBN : UCSD:31822028299659
Genre : Latin America
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Coming To Miami

Author : Melanie Shell-Weiss
ISBN : UCSC:32106017456663
Genre : History
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From pineapple groves to Cuban exiles to South Beach nightclubs, this impeccably researched and lucidly written book reveals much about the Magic City's multicultural diversity.


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