Refuge : transforming a broken refugee system / Alexander Betts and Paul Collier. (Text)Call no.: HV640 .B485 2018Publication: UK. : Penguin Books, 2018Description: xiv, 267 p. : ill., mapsNotes: Reprint. Originally published: 2017.ISBN: 9780141984704; 141984708Subject(s): Refugees -- Government policySocial integration -- Government policyRefugees -- Social conditionsRefugees -- Services forRefugees -- Economic conditionsRefugees -- Legal status, laws, etcLOC classification: HV640 | .B485 2018
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Reprint. Originally published: 2017.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-251) and index.
Global disorder -- The time-warp -- The panic -- Rethinking ethics : the duty of rescue -- Rethinking havens : reaching everyone -- Rethinking assistance : restoring autonomy -- Rethinking post-conflict : incubating recovery -- Rethinking governance : institutions that work -- Back to the future.
"Europe is facing its greatest refugee crisis since the Second World War, yet the institutions responding to it remain virtually unchanged from those created in the post-war era. As neighbouring countries continue to bear the brunt of the Syrian catastrophe, European governments have enacted a series of ill-considered gestures, from shutting their borders to welcoming refugees without a plan for their safe passage or integration upon arrival. With a deepening crisis and a xenophobic backlash in Europe, it is time for a new vision for refuge. Going beyond the scenes of desperation which have become all-too-familiar in the past few years, Alexander Betts and Paul Collier show that this crisis offers an opportunity for reform if international policy makers focus on delivering humane, effective and sustainable outcomes (both for Europe and for countries that border conflict zones). Refugees need more than simply food, tents and blankets, and research demonstrates that they can offer tangible economic benefits to their adopted countries if given the right to work and education. An urgent and necessary work, Refuge sets out an alternative vision that can empower refugees to help themselves, contribute to their host societies, and even rebuild their countries of origin"--Provided by the publisher.