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Abcmigrate2005
A comprehensive and timely examination of the history and current status of immigrants and refugees—their stories, the events that led to their movement, and the place of these movements in contemporary history and politics.
Editor(s): Matthew J. Gibney , Randall Hansen
Edition: 1st
Articles: 280
Images: 144
People: 14

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1951 Convention

See UN Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, 1951 ...

Acknowledgments

Putting together an encyclopedia is a large task, and in completing it we have acquired many debts. Our greatest is to the editor at ABC-CLIO,...

Afghanistan and Refugees

During the 1980s and early 1990s, Afghanistan produced more refugees than any other country. Large numbers of Afghans first fled their homeland...

African Union

The Organization of African Unity (OAU) addressed three mammoth challenges during its thirty-eight-year history: coping with African migration...

AIDS and Migration

Not only is Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) transmitted around the world by the movement of people across geographical boundaries, but...

Apartheid

See Southern Africa ; Southern African Development Community ...

Armenia

See Armenian Diaspora ; Ethnic Cleansing: Armenia ...

Armenian Diaspora

The numbers and nature of the Armenian diaspora changed dramatically during the twentieth century. Always diverse, the diaspora has become more...

Assimilation/Integration

Assimilation and integration are the two leading concepts referring to the process of settlement, interaction with a host society, and social...

Asylum

Asylum has become one of the most controversial issues in the immigration politics of states in recent years. In contemporary terms, “asylum”...

Asylum Determination

Asylum determinations are decisions made by sovereign states as to whether an individual’s claim for refugee status is valid. Generally, a grant...

Aussiedler

See Ethnic Germans ...

Australia

Australia has been a land of immigrants since the beginning of British colonization in 1788. The early colonial period was marked by genocide,...

Bangladesh and India

Population movements have been an integral part of state-formation processes in Bangladesh and India, and the politics of partition and...

Basic Law (Germany)

Germany’s Basic Law ( Grundgesetz ) was the prime example of a constitutionally entrenched right of asylum. Following Germany’s total defeat and...

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