Category: Political Freedom

  • Download e-book for iPad: Relocation Failures in Sri Lanka: A Short History of by Robert Muggah

    By Robert Muggah

    ISBN-10: 1848130457

    ISBN-13: 9781848130456

    ISBN-10: 1848130465

    ISBN-13: 9781848130463

    This ebook considers why and the way states, multilateral companies, non-governmental corporations and non-state actors layout and administer resettlement schemes. thousands and thousands of individuals are internally displaced and relocated every year to make approach for dam and concrete renewal tasks or within the wake of struggle, cyclones and floods. This e-book demanding situations present understandings of displacement and the existing resettlement regimes. it truly is particular since it argues for a unitary therapy of pressured migration, bringing jointly varied, multi-disciplinary ways. starting with an summary of the on hand literature on pressured migration, it is going directly to concentrate on the actual case of Sri Lanka which has skilled all 3 of the compelled migration regimes mentioned within the literature--development, clash and traditional disaster-induced displacement.
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  • Download PDF by Mohamedou Ould Slahi: Guantanamo Diary

    By Mohamedou Ould Slahi

    ISBN-10: 031632860X

    ISBN-13: 9780316328609

    An extraordinary overseas publishing occasion: the 1st and in simple terms diary written via a still-imprisoned Guantánamo detainee. Since 2002, Mohamedou Slahi has been imprisoned on the detention camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. In some of these years, the us hasn't ever charged him with a criminal offense. A federal pass judgement on ordered his unlock in March 2010, however the U.S. executive fought that call, and there's no signal that the USA plans to permit him go. Three years into his captivity Slahi started a diary, recounting his existence ahead of he disappeared into U.S. custody, "his unending international journey" of imprisonment and interrogation, and his everyday life as a Guantánamo prisoner. His diary isn't really in basic terms a brilliant list of a miscarriage of justice, yet a deeply own memoir---terrifying, darkly funny, and strangely gracious. released now for the 1st time, GUANTÁNAMO DIARY is a record of enormous old significance and a riveting and profoundly revealing learn.
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  • New PDF release: Tourism, Security and Safety: From Theory to Practice (The

    By Yoel Mansfeld, Abraham Pizam

    ISBN-10: 0080458335

    ISBN-13: 9780080458335

    ISBN-10: 0750678984

    ISBN-13: 9780750678988

    The subject of security and safety within the tourism is of important value globally. lately, and ordinarily after the 11th of September occasion, either lecturers and practitioners have began to investigate quandary administration concerns looking plausible strategies that allows you to mitigate the damaging affects of security and safety incidences at the tourism and affected locations. Tourism, security and safety: a multi dimensional research brings jointly the writings of foreign major lecturers and practitioners during this box to debate prevention measures and obstacle administration recommendations, in incidences of tourism security and safety. The structure and content material of the publication are aimed toward examining kinds of security and safety difficulties in addition to discovering managerial techniques and strategies to deal with them. Divided into 4 sections this ebook seems to be at:?·Tourism and safeguard matters: together with the impression of terror within the resort marketplace in Israel?·Tourism and crime concerns: together with premises legal responsibility, drug trafficking, robbery and highway theft ?·Tourism and questions of safety: together with the effect of SARS in Asia and Foot and Mouth ailment within the UK?·Tourism concern administration concerns: together with the Sep 11 drawback, public kin, and the aftermath of the Bali bombingsEach bankruptcy has a person pleasant constitution together with research pursuits, notion definitions and overview questions. ?·Global view at the courting among tourism and security& protection issues?·The in basic terms e-book that addresses the subject material from a multi dimensional standpoint incorporating the disciplines of hospitality, tourism, geography, administration, sociology, psychology, criminology, and so forth. ?·Chapters that disguise quite a few elements and methodologies, comparable to theoretical, empirical and case stories.
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  • Download PDF by Inger Skjelsbæk: The Political Psychology of War Rape: Studies from Bosnia

    By Inger Skjelsbæk

    ISBN-10: 0415671175

    ISBN-13: 9780415671170

    This publication offers a conceptual framework for realizing conflict rape and its influence, via empirical exam of the case of Bosnia.

    Providing a contextual knowing of sexual violence in struggle, and situating Bosnian conflict rape on the subject of next conflicts, the book offers a methodological define of the way sexual violence in warfare might be studied from a political-psychological perspective. It presents empirical findings from the sector that express what battle rape can entail within the aftermath of armed clash for sufferers and their groups.

    Through its accomplished method of Bosnian studies, the quantity expands the conceptualization of victimhood and demanding situations the idea that sexual violence is a very tricky subject to review as a result of sufferer silence. Rather, the writer demonstrates there are lots of voices which can supply perception and understandings of struggle rape and its impression with no need to compromise the security and privateness of person sufferers. eventually, the ebook indicates the ways that person studies of battle rape are formed by way of nationwide and overseas discourses on gender, sexuality and politics.

    This publication could be of curiosity to scholars of political psychology, struggle and clash stories, eu politics, ethnic clash, politics and IR in general.

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  • New PDF release: A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State

    By John W. Whitehead

    ISBN-10: 1590799755

    ISBN-13: 9781590799758

    In a central authority of Wolves: The rising American Police State, John W. Whitehead charts America's transition from a society ruled via we the folks to a police kingdom ruled by means of the robust arm of the legislations. In such an atmosphere, the legislations turns into one more software to oppress the folk. As a constitutional legal professional of nationwide prominence, and as president of The Rutherford Institute, a global civil liberties association, Whitehead has been on the leading edge of the struggle for civil liberties during this state.
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  • Download e-book for iPad: CIVIL-MILITARY RELATIONS IN EUROPE: LEARNING FROM CRISIS by Hans Born

    By Hans Born

    ISBN-10: 0203964926

    ISBN-13: 9780203964927

    ISBN-10: 0415385407

    ISBN-13: 9780415385404

    This new book illustrates how democracy can't strengthen or suffer except army and safety forces are below the entire keep watch over of democratic associations, and all of the invaluable safeguards, exams and balances are in position. The individuals show how modern ecu states deal with the subsequent factor: how does a society, basically via its valid, democratically elected political leaders and their appointed officers, regulate the army, that very same nation establishment that has been confirmed for its safety and wields the monopoly of valid force?   Twenty-eight case experiences are chosen from key countries: the Czech Republic, Germany, Georgia, France, Hungary, eire, Israel, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Serbia and Montenegro, Switzerland, and the Ukraine. the foremost matters of those circumstances range from corruption to army incompetence, disobedience in the direction of civilian superiors, to unauthorized moves and injuries. the point of interest is at the dating among political, civilian and army actors whereas choosing difficulties and hazards that could emerge in these kinfolk to the detriment of powerful and legit democratic keep an eye on. This is crucial studying for college kids of civil-military family members, democratization, ecu politics and safety stories in general.  
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  • Beyond Armed Resistance: Ethnonational Politics in Burma by Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung PDF

    By Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung

    ISBN-10: 1932728988

    ISBN-13: 9781932728989

    This paper sheds gentle at the actions of non-armed participants of ethnic minorities in Burma, insufficiently studied actors within the traditional learn of ethnic politics in Burma that has lengthy been ruled by means of a spotlight on ethnonational armed resistance teams and ceasefire teams. targeting the Kachin, Karen, Mon, and Shan ethnic teams, the learn describes 9 significant fiscal, political, and geographical different types of civilian adventure, by means of 4 contributions that non-armed individuals of ethnic minority teams may well make to the political procedure: (1) aiding the established order, (2) reworking or undermining the established order, (3) selling collective identification and tradition and addressing humanitarian wishes, and (4) aiding to mediate ceasefire agreements. The examine demonstrates the necessity to concentrate on the whole diversity of nonviolent political activities that exist between ethnic minority populations and argues that coverage responses needs to glance past the function of armed teams and turn into extra delicate to the desires of the varied participants of ethnic groups.
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