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Refugees and borders in South Asia the great exodus of 1971 by Antara Datta

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General,
  • HISTORY / Asia / India & South Asia,
  • India-Pakistan Conflict, 1971,
  • Political refugees

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAntara Datta
SeriesRoutledge studies in south asian politics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV640.4.I4 D38 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25214726M
ISBN 109780415524728, 9780203104613
LC Control Number2012004327

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  An excellent historical and ethnographic book on the ways in which both India and Pakistan constructed their nation-ness through the use of refugee camps, passports, ID's, and borders. Goes against the grain of many of the existing historical books 4/5. With Europe and the Middle East thus occupied, there has been less attention to the emergent refugee crisis in South Asia. According to the United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, Pakistan is home to over million refugees, mostly from Afghanistan. Drawing on the International Legal Standards and States’ Practices in South Asia regarding climate refugees, the book shows how IRL, ICCL, and IHRL (international human rights law) have been used to address and identify the gaps in the global legal protection framework concerning the contours of the normative debate on climate refugees. TY - BOOK. T1 - Refugees and Borders in South Asia: the Great Exodus of AU - Datta, Antara. PY - Y1 - M3 - Book. SN -

Book Reviews Antara Datta, Refugees and Borders in South Asia: The Great Exodus of () (London and New York: Routledge Taylor & Francis). Pp. ISBN DOI: / Post - and South Asian borders are not only a physical territory, but also an emotional and mental construct. The crisis in East Pakistan in , which preceded the birth of Bangladesh, led to ten million refugees crossing the border into India. This book argues that this massive influx of refugees within a few short months changed ideas about citizenship and belonging in South book looks at how the Indian state, while generously keeping its borders open to the refugees, made it clear that. The book chronicles the protection laws extended to people displaced due to climate change, and who have either become refugees by crossing the international borders or are climatically displaced persons (CDPs) in their homelands and looks into the role of SAARC in relation to climate refugees. The crisis in East Pakistan in , which preceded the birth of Bangladesh, led to ten million refugees crossing the border into India. This book argues that this massive influx of refugees within Author: Anupam Datta.