New Publications on African Protection Mechanisms; Health; and New Journal Volumes

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/

Publications on African Protection Mechanisms

The 1969 OAU Refugee Convention and the Protection of People fleeing Armed Conflict and Other Situations of Violence in the Context of Individual Refugee Status Determination, Legal and Protection Policy Research Series, no. PPLA/2013/01 (UNHCR, Jan. 2013) [text]
– Note: “This paper was commissioned by UNHCR in the context of a project on Developing Guidelines for the protection of people fleeing violence and conflict across borders.”  Other commissioned papers in this series are listed in this earlier post.

Asylum in the Practice of Latin American and African States, New Issues in Refugee Research, no. 249 (UNHCR, Jan. 2013) [text]
– This paper looks in part at asylum-related provisions within the constitutions of African states.  One of the authors will also discuss the paper’s findings at an International Refugee Seminar in London, 13 May 2013.

Experts Weekly: The Kampala Convention on IDPs Enters into Force (Think Africa Press, Dec. 2012) [text]
– “What will be the potential effects of the Kampala Convention and what are its successes and shortcomings?”

Internal Displacement and the Kampala Convention: An Opportunity for Development Actors (IDMC & NRC, Nov. 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]
– “This analytical paper examines how displacement-relevant international and national human rights instruments and frameworks, including the recent Kampala Convention, can influence and strengthen the design and implementation of development interventions targeting IDPs in Africa.”

[Forthcoming] Protection of the Right to Seek and Obtain Asylum under the African Human Rights System (Martinus Nijhoff, March 2013) [info]
– “This Commentary [by Chaloka Beyani) provides a valuable insight into the use of human rights in the protection of refugees through the prism of the African Human Rights System.”

Publications on Health

“Description and Predictive Factors of Individual Outcomes in a Refugee Camp Based Mental Health Intervention (Beirut, Lebanon),” PLoS ONE, vol. 8. no. 1 (Jan. 2013): e54107 [open access text]

“Forced Migration and Mental Health: Prolonged Internal Displacement, Return Migration and Resilience,” International Health, Advance Access, 21 Dec. 2012 [free full-text]

“A Grounded Theory Investigation into the Experiences of African Women Refugees: Effects on Resilience and Identity and Implications for Service Provision,” Journal of International Women’s Studies, vol. 13, no. 1 (2012) [open access text]

“High Rates of Pneumonia in Children under Two Years of Age in a South East Asian Refugee Population,” PLoS ONE, vol. 8. no. 1 (Jan. 2013): e54026 [open access text]

“The Refugee Medical Exam: What You Need to Do,” Journal of Family Practice, vol. 61, no. 12 (Dec. 2012) [free full-text]

“A Study of Refugee Maternal Mortality in 10 Countries, 2008–2010,” International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, vol. 38, no. 4 (Dec. 2012) [free full-text]

New Journal Volumes

AWR Bulletin, vol. 50, no. 3-4 (2012) [contents]
– Includes a number of papers presented at the AWR’s 62th International Congress on “The State of the European Union Asylum Directives: Accomplishments, Pitfalls an Reparations in the Light of Current Refugee and Migration Challenges.”

Conflict Trends, no. 3 (2012) [full-text via ReliefWeb]
– This issue commemorates the 20th anniversary of ACCORD.

Humanitarian Exchange, no. 56 (Jan. 2013) [full-text]
– Special focus “on issues related to humanitarian civil–military coordination.”

Migration Policy Practice, vol. 2, no. 5 (Dec. 2012-Jan. 2013) [full-text]
– Mix of articles.

Red Cross, Red Crescent Magazine, no. 3 (2012) [full-text]
– Theme is “Humanity Inc., Generating Profit for Care.”

Free content:

As occurs every year, Wiley is beginning to make the content in its first journal issues of the year freely available.  Check out this Disasters issue (vol. 37, no. 1, 2013) for starters, and keep an eye out for forthcoming issues from International Migration and International Migration Review.

 

2 responses to “New Publications on African Protection Mechanisms; Health; and New Journal Volumes

  1. Thanks for being such an incredible resource. Two items for future health collections:

    “Translating Healthcare: Stories from refugees, providers, and friends.” http://www.rpcg.org/index.php?journal=rpcg&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=48

    “Minnesota Somalis lack culturally competent reproductive health care” http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/01/16/health/somali-reproductive-health [news story with report embedded at end of story.]

  2. Refugee Archives at UEL

    Dear Kevin,

    Many thanks for the message and for the details of the two health-related publications as well, this is very much appreciated.

    Thanks again and very best wishes,

    Paul Dudman
    Archivist
    Refugee Archives at UEL

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