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Refugee community organisations: paradigms and perspectives

David Griffiths, Nando Sigona and Roger Zetter

in Refugee community organisations and dispersal

Published by Policy Press

Published in print October 2005 | ISBN: 9781861346346
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447303152 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861346346.003.0002
Refugee community organisations: paradigms and perspectives

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This chapter reviews the theoretical questions that inform the analysis of refugee community organisations. The areas it covers include the literature on migrant organisations, the relevant research on social networks and social capital, and the integrative role of RCOs. A critique of the literature and a proposal of alternative perspectives and questions that relate to the role of RCOs are also included.

Keywords: theoretical questions; refugee community organisations; migrant organisations; social networks; social capital; alternative perspectives

Chapter.  9971 words. 

Subjects: Migration Studies

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