Managing the Undesirables


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Official figures classify some fifty million of the world s people as 'victims of forced displacement'. Refugees, asylum seekers, disaster victims, the internally displaced and the temporarily tolerated - categories of the excluded proliferate, but many more are left out of count. In the face of this tragedy, humanitarian action increasingly seems the only possible response. On the ground, however, the 'facilities' put in place are more reminiscent of the logic of totalitarianism. In a situation of permanent catastrophe and ...

Managing the Undesirables 2010, Polity Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780745649023