Details of these new publications were originally circulated by Elisa Mason on the incredibly useful: Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog. Further details can be found on the website at: http://fm-cab.blogspot.co.uk/
New Publications on Climate/Environmental Change
“Climate Change and Migration: An Overview,” Chapter in The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Feb. 2013) [free full-text]
Climate Change: Natural Disasters Made History in 2011 (IRIN, Nov. 2012) [text]
The Climate Reality Project: Climate Displacement in Africa (Refugees International, Nov. 2012) [access]
Climate-Related Migration Often Short Distance and Cyclical, Not International (Worldwatch Institute, Nov. 2012) [text]
Environmental Change and Migration: Perspectives for Future Action, Briefing Paper 15/2012 (German Development Institute, Nov. 2012) [text]
“Environmentally-induced Migration, Theoretical and Methodological Research Challenges,” Chapter in The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Feb. 2013) [free full-text]
“Environmentally-induced Migration, Vulnerability and Human Security: Consensus, Controversies and Conceptual Gaps for Policy Analysis,” Policy Arena Focus Section, Journal of International Development, vol. 24, no. 8 (Nov. 2012) [contents]
“Should the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Recognize Climate Migrants?,” Environmental Research Letters, vol. 7, no. 4 (2012) [open access article]
– Note: This article is included in a special focus section on “Environmental Risks and Migration: Causes and Consequences.”
“Sinking Islands? Formulating a Realistic Solution to Climate Change Displacement,” New York University Law Review, vol. 87, no. 4 (Oct. 2012) [full-text]
New Publications on LGBT Asylum Claims
Country-of-origin Information to Support the Adjudication of Asylum Claims from Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (‘LGBTI’) Asylum-seekers: Belize (Asylum Research Consultancy, Nov. 2012) [text via Refworld]
Gay Rights and the UN: One Step Back, One Step Forward (The Asylumist, Nov. 2012) [text]
Guidelines on International Protection no. 9: Claims to Refugee Status based on Sexual Orientation and/or Gender Identity within the context of Article 1A(2) of the 1951 Convention and/or its 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees (UNHCR, Oct. 2012) [text]
– See also related Human Rights First blog post.
Judging Gender: Asylum Adjudication and Issues of Gender, Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation, Keynote Statement at Intergovernmental Consultations on Migration, Asylum and Refugees’ Workshop on Asylum Issues relating to Gender, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Geneva, 25-26 October 2012 [text]
Over Not Out: Refreshed 2012 – A Research Report on LGBTI Asylum Seekers (Metropolitan Migration Foundation, July 2012) [access]
Strengthening Protection for LGBTI Refugees (Human Rights First, Sept. 2012) [text]
US Recognizes LGBT Rights for Immigration, Asylum and Refugee Purposes (Human Rights Brief Blog, Oct. 2012) [text]
New Journal Issues
Bulletin de veille stratégique, vol. 9, no. 3 (Sept. 2012) [full-text via Oppenheimer Chair]
– Mix of articles including “Parrainage privé des réfugiés au Canada : Quel passé? Quel avenir?” and “Année 2011, la pire de la décennie pour les réfugiés.”
European Journal of Migration and Law, vol. 4, no. 4 (2012) [contents]
– Mix of articles.
Geopolitics, vol. 17, no. 2 (2012) [contents]
– Special issue on “The Geopolitics of Migration and Mobility”; includes “The Geopolitics of Migrant Mobility: Tracing State Relations through Refugee Claims, Boats, and Discourses” and several articles on detention and deportation.
Immigrants & Minorities, vol. 30, nos. 2-3 (2012) [contents]
– Special issue on “Refugees in Britain: Cultural and Political Transfer since c.1830”; the preface and introduction are freely available in full-text.
Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, vol. 14, no. 3 (2012) [contents]
– Special issue on “Cinemas of Displacement and Destitution.”
Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, vol. 14, no. 6 (Dec. 2012) [contents]
– Special focus on chronic disease; includes three articles on refugees.