The Politics of Refugees in South Asia
|Series title:||Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $145.00|
| Book Description: |
Partition and post-colonial migrations - sometimes voluntary, often forced - have created borders in South Asia that serve to oppress rather than protect. Migrants and refugees feel their real home lies beyond the border, and liberation struggles continue the quest for freedoms that have proven to be elusive for many. States scapegoat refugees as "outsiders" for their own ends, justifying the denial of their rights, while academic discourse on refugees represents them either as...