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Refugees and patronage: a political history of Uganda’s ‘progressive’ refugee policies

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Uganda’s self-reliance policy for refugees has been recognized as among the most progressive refugee policies in the world. In contrast to many refugee-hosting countries, it allows refugees the right to work and freedom of movement. It has been widely praised as a model for other countries to emulate. However, there has been little research on the politics that underlie Uganda’s approach. Why has Uganda maintained these policies despite hosting more refugees than any country in Africa? Based ...

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10.1093/afraf/adab012

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
African Affairs More from this journal
Volume:
120
Issue:
479
Pages:
243–276
Publication date:
2021-04-08
Acceptance date:
2021-03-24
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EISSN:
1468-2621
ISSN:
0001-9909
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1170918
Local pid:
pubs:1170918
Deposit date:
2021-04-12

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