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Global Refugee Crisis: Start Here

This guide was created to share information and resources about the global refugee crisis and to support International Education Week.

Global Refugee Crisis

According to the United Nations Refugee Agency (2022), "over 89 million people worldwide were forcibly displaced at the end of 2021 as a result of persecution, conflict, violence, human rights violations or events seriously disturbing public order."

Books & eBooks

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  • Barry, K. (2019). Art and materiality in the global refugee crisis: Ai Weiwei’s artworks and the emerging aesthetics of mobilities. Mobilities, 14(2), 204–217. LINK.
  • Khiabany, G. (2016). Refugee crisis, imperialism and pitiless wars on the poor. Media, Culture & Society, 38(5), 755–762. LINK
  • Marsh, K. M., Ferng, A. S., Harland, R. C., & Khalpey, Z. I. (2017). Dehumanizing wartime refugees: Global impact of organ trafficking. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 225(4), S100–S101. LINK.
  • Milton, A. H., Rahman, M., Hussain, S., Jindal, C., Choudhury, S., Akter, S., Ferdousi, S., Mouly, T. A., Hall, J., & Efird, J. T. (2017). Trapped in statelessness: Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(8), 942–. LINK.
  • Ostrand, N. (2015). The Syrian refugee crisis: A comparison of responses by Germany, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Journal on Migration and Human Security, 3(3), 255–279. LINK.
  • Shultz, C., Barrios, A., Krasnikov, A. V., Becker, I., Bennett, A. M., Emile, R., Hokkinen, M., Pennington, J. R., Santos, M., & Sierra, J. (2020). The global refugee crisis: Pathway for a more humanitarian solution. Journal of Macromarketing, 40(1), 128–143. LINK.

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This guide was created by Library Technician Ishrat Gulshan and School of English and Liberal Studies Librarian Stephanie Power. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, contact us here.

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