Selected Works of Prof. Dr. Abdel Aziz Mousa Thabet, M.B.Ch.B, DPM, DCAC, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, School of Public Health, Al Quds University, Palestine. Consultant, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. Affiliated Scholar with the Centre for Refugee Studies, York University Keywords: post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD, trauma, Gaza, Palestine, Palestinians, Palestinian children, health, learning disabilities, psychological disorders, war affected children, mental health, West Bank, conflict, community … Continue reading Selected Works of Prof. Dr. Abdel Aziz Mousa Thabet, M.B.Ch.B, DPM, DCAC, PhD
On the Margins: Noncitizens Caught in Countries Experiencing Violence, Conflict and Disaster
The Journal on Migration and Human Security, a publication of the Center for Migration Studies of New York, has released a new paper, titled “On the Margins: Noncitizens Caught in Countries Experiencing Violence, Conflict and Disaster.” The paper is authored by Sanjula Weerasinghe, Abbie Taylor, Sarah Drury, Pitchaya Indravudh, Aaron Gregg, and John Flanagan of … Continue reading On the Margins: Noncitizens Caught in Countries Experiencing Violence, Conflict and Disaster
Women Against Fundamentalism: Stories of Dissent and Solidarity
Women Against Fundamentalism (WAF) was formed in 1989, partly in response to the controversy surrounding Salman Rushdies The Satanic Verses, but also with the aim of challenging fundamentalism in all religions. It sees fundamentalism as a modern political movement that uses religion to consolidate authoritarian and repressive forms of power. WAFs members are drawn from … Continue reading Women Against Fundamentalism: Stories of Dissent and Solidarity
Armed non-State actors and displacement
We are pleased to announce the release of Armed non-State actors and displacement in armed conflict. This study, commissioned by Geneva Call with support from the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, was authored by Héloïse Ruaudel. It builds on an international conference co-organized by Geneva Call and the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) in … Continue reading Armed non-State actors and displacement
M.A. in Conflict, Displacement and Human Security
School of Law and Social Sciences, University of East London, is offering a new MA in CONFLICT, DISPLACEMENT AND HUMAN SECURITY Programme content The proposed programme offers an advanced and comprehensive understanding of the relationship between conflict, displacement and human insecurity. Distinctive features of the programme are its focus on conflict and displacement, its people-centred … Continue reading M.A. in Conflict, Displacement and Human Security
Armed conflict and refugee law: are courts getting it right?
Dr Storey delivered the following paper in a personal capacity and not as a representative of the Upper Tribunal or the International Association of Refugee Law Judges.
Displaced women in northern Ghana: Indigenous knowledge about ethnic conflict
This article presents the findings of field research in Ghana in 2002 about internal displacement stemming from multiethnic violence in northern Ghana in 1994, known as the Guinea Fowl War. Indigenous, gender-specific knowledge from displaced Ghanaian women is presented in the context of feminist perspectives on the consequences of regional wars on non-combatants. The research … Continue reading Displaced women in northern Ghana: Indigenous knowledge about ethnic conflict
Climate change, weak states and the “war on terrorism” in South and Southeast Asia.
Climate change is emerging as one of the key security challenges of the 21st century, a challenge that will increasingly have effects in the realm of counter-terrorism. Since January 2002, the United States Government has grounded its counter-terrorism policies within an international/diplomatic framework of well-governed states that have the capacity and willingness to cooperate with … Continue reading Climate change, weak states and the “war on terrorism” in South and Southeast Asia.
Adaptation and Devastation: The Impact of the Conflict on Trade and Markets In Darfur. Findings of a Scoping Study
This scoping study describes the importance of trade to the Darfur economy and to a wide range of rural and urban livelihoods. Over the past five years trade in livestock and cash crops have been devastated by conflict, insecurity and a prohibitive tax regime, while trade in locally produced grain has all but collapsed.
Livelihoods, Migration and Conflict: Discussion of Findings from Two Studies in West and North Darfur, 2006 – 2007
Livelihoods, Migration and Conflict: Discussion of Findings from Two Studies in West and North Darfur, 2006 – 2007. Young, Jacobsen et al. This report discusses findings from a study conducted in Darfur from 2006-8 that explored the changing role of migration and remittances in the livelihoods of conflict-affected people. It illustrates the shifts in livelihood … Continue reading Livelihoods, Migration and Conflict: Discussion of Findings from Two Studies in West and North Darfur, 2006 – 2007