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Asylum at an impasse: refugee protest and the politics of asylum governance in Cairo

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This thesis explores the relationship between refugee protest and the politics of asylum governance through the case of a 2005 protest in Egypt. It challenges prevalent views of refugees as victims, of the bodies that host and assist as benevolent, and of the relationships between them as apolitical. In a 2005 sit-in in Cairo, Sudanese demonstrators took collective political action as refugees – but found their action countered and undone by host states and humanitarian institutions. Drawi...

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SSD
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SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2017-11-02

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