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Looking to London : Stories of War, Escape and Asylum (Paperback) (Cynthia Cockburn)

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London is celebrated as one of the most ethnically diverse capitals in the world and has been a magnet for migration since its founding. In Looking to London, Cynthia Cockburn visits five London Boroughs, studying how each responds as new influxes of refugees join established Kurdish, Somali, Tamil, Sudanese, and Syrian communities under the watchful eyes of the regimes they fled and United Kingdom’s anti-terror police. Cockburn brings her lively and lucid style to a national moment when right-wing, nativist, and racist sentiment is being challenged by a compassionate “refugees welcome” movement. London is an important contribution to the intense debate about security and terrorism, national identity, and human rights.
Number of Pages: 242
Genre: Social Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Author: Cynthia Cockburn
Language: English
Street Date: October 15, 2017
TCIN: 52969824
UPC: 9780745399218
Item Number (DPCI): 248-50-3992
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