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:

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This chapter addresses the themes that are raised in the fieldwork chapters and views them from a more theoretical perspective. It focuses mostly on the institutional constraints and opportunities for mobilisation that affect refugee communities. The chapter discusses the role of networks, resources, and social capital in the creation of refugee organisations. It also looks at the broader issue of refugee settlement and social cohesion in the UK.

Keywords: theoretical perspective; institutional constraints; mobilisation opportunities; refugee communities; refugee organisations; refugee settlement; social cohesion

Chapter.  8666 words. 

Subjects: Migration Studies

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