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Policing the camp: refugees and the geographies of humanitarian enforcement in Kenya

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Humanitarianism is a morally charged project that vacillates between the alleviation of hardship and the re-inscription of further violence. Nowhere is this more pronounced than in the global archipelago of camps that houses millions of displaced people and thus appears as a beacon of protection, safety, and peace. This doctoral thesis questions this deceptive image and ethnographically explores the geographies of enforcing order in the paradigmatic humanitarian space of the refugee camp. ...

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SSD
Department:
SOGE
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Economic and Social Research Council
Grant:
ES/J500112/1
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German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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2020-01-14

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