New Publications on Human Trafficking/Smuggling; Older Refugees and Health

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:

New Publications on Human Trafficking/Smuggling

“Be Careful What You Pay for: Awareness Raising on Trafficking in Persons,” Washington University Global Studies Law Review, vol. 11, no. 2 (2012) [full-text]

“Book Review: Human Rights and Migration: Trafficking for Forced Labour,” Eastern Journal of European Studies, vol. 3, no. 2 (2012) [open access text]

Failure to Report: The Manifestly Unconstitutional Nature of the Human Smugglers Act (SSRN, Jan. 2013) [text]

“Human Trafficking in the United States,” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, vol. 31, no. 3-4 (2012)
– Published in two parts:  Part I, State of Knowledge; Part II, Survey of U.S. Government Web Resources for Publications and Data.

In the ‘War’ against Human Smuggling, Who Is Paying the Price? (Oppenheimer Chair, Jan. 2013) [text]

On the Anti-Trafficking Discourse and its Material Consequences (Sojourner Project Blog, Jan. 2013) [text]

UNHCR Concern at Refugee Kidnappings, Disappearances in Eastern Sudan (UNHCR, Jan. 2013) [text]
– See also related UN news story.

New Publications on Older Refugees

“Ending Neglect of Older People in the Response to Humanitarian Emergencies,” PLoS Medicine, vol. 9, no. 12: e1001357 (Dec, 2012) [open access text]

Enhancing the Lives of Older Refugees: A Self Improvement Resource for Community Service Providers, Rhodes, Australia, 21 June 2012 [info]
– Here is the presentation and here is the guide.

Ensuring Inclusion of Older People in Initial Emergency Needs Assessments (HelpAge & ECHO, Dec. 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]

Food Security and Livelihoods Interventions for Older People in Emergencies (HelpAge & ECHO, Dec. 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]

Health Interventions for Older People in Emergencies (HelpAge & ECHO, Dec. 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]

New Publications on Health

“Access to Health Care for Undocumented Migrants from a Human Rights Perspective: A Comparative Study of Denmark, Sweden, and the Netherlands,”Health and Human Rights, vol. 14, no. 2 (2012) [open access text]

“Cervical Cancer Screening among Vulnerable Women ,” Canadian Family Physician, vol. 58, no. 9 (Sept. 2012) [full-text]

Cultural Traditions and the Reproductive Health of Somali Women (Univ. of San Francisco, Jan. 2013) [text]

Health Care for Undocumented Migrants: European Approaches (Commonwealth Fund, Dec. 2012) [text]

“High Levels of Mortality, Malnutrition, and Measles, among Recently-displaced Somali Refugees in Dagahaley Camp, Dadaab Refugee Camp Complex, Kenya, 2011,” Conflict and Health 7:1 (Jan. 2013) [open access text]

“How do General Practitioners Experience Providing Care to Refugees with Mental Health Problems? A Qualitative Study from Denmark,” BMC Family Practice 14:17 (Jan. 2013) [open access text]

International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care [access]
– All content is freely accessible this week until 10 Feb. 2013.

“Translating Health Care: Stories from Refugees, Providers, and Friends,” Rhetoric, Professional Communication, and Globalization, vol. 3, no. 1 (2012) [open access text]


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