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Why religion matters

M. Louise Pirouet

in Doing research with refugees

Published by Policy Press

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9781861345981
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302131 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861345981.003.0010
Why religion matters

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This chapter discusses why religion matters when researching refugees and those who are fleeing intolerable situations or persecutions. The discussion considers various stages in the career of people seeking and finding asylum. It also introduces the concept of faith communities and looks at asylum from religious persecution.

Keywords: religion; importance; asylum seekers; faith communities; religious persecution

Chapter.  6150 words. 

Subjects: Migration Studies

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