Emigration, Immigration & Migration

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Man at the Airport

How Social Media Saved My Life: One Syrian's Story

Man at the Airport explores what it means to be a Syrian, an “illegal” and a refugee. More broadly, it examines the power of social media to amplify individual voices and facilitate … 232 View

The Global Refugee Crisis: How Should We Respond?

The Munk Debates

The world is facing the worst humanitarian crisis since the Second World War. Over 300,000 are dead in Syria, and one and half million are either injured or disabled. Four and a half million … ; ; ; ; 114 View
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Introduction

From: Man at the Airport

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The Global Refugee Crisis: How Should We Respond?

From: The Global Refugee Crisis: How Should We Respond?

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This reading consists of a transcript of the Munk Debate on the Global Refugee Crisis. The resolution being debated is "give us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to break … ; ; ; ; 45 $5.40 Add
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Mark Steyn in Conversation with Rudyard Griffiths

From: The Global Refugee Crisis: How Should We Respond?

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This reading consists of an interview between journalist Rudyard Griffiths and author Mark Steyn prior to the Munk Debate on the Global Refugee Crisis. The topic is the West’s response to … ; 7 $0.84 Add
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The Olive Farm

From: Man at the Airport

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In the opening chapter, Al Kontar reflects on the Syrian Civil War and his childhood on an olive farm in Sweida. 7 $0.70 Add
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Leaving Syria

From: Man at the Airport

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In this chapter, the author describes his experiences as a law student in Syria, and his first international trip to Abu Dhabi. 5 $0.50 Add
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Nigel Farage in Conversation with Rudyard Griffiths

From: The Global Refugee Crisis: How Should We Respond?

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This reading consists of an interview between journalist Rudyard Griffiths and politician Nigel Farage prior to the Munk Debate on the Global Refugee Crisis. The topic is the West’s … ; 7 $0.84 Add
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Simon Shama in Conversation with Rudyard Griffiths

From: The Global Refugee Crisis: How Should We Respond?

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This reading consists of an interview between journalist Rudyard Griffiths and historian Simon Shama prior to the Munk Debate on the Global Refugee Crisis. The topic is the West’s response … ; 7 $0.84 Add
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Three: Crossing the Mediterranean

From: The Imperilled Ocean

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In readings from this book Journalist Lauren Trethewey explores stories about the many ways in which people around the world interact with the ocean. In this chapter Trethewey provides the … 28 $2.80 Add
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Two Faces

From: Man at the Airport

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This chapter details the author’s experiences in Abu Dhabi and Dubai as he tried to make friends and find work. He was in the UAE when the conflict in Syria began. 15 $1.50 Add
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Between the Camel and the Range Rover

From: Man at the Airport

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In this chapter, Al Kontar describes his inner conflict as he observed the deepening conflict in Syria from the United Arab Emirates. 18 $1.80 Add
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Louise Arbour in Conversation with Rudyard Griffiths

From: The Global Refugee Crisis: How Should We Respond?

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This reading consists of an interview between journalist Rudyard Griffiths and former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour prior to the Munk Debate on the Global … ; 9 $1.08 Add
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Capitalism, Migration and Development

From: Critical Development Studies: An Introduction

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River of Madness

From: Man at the Airport

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This chapter describes the author’s time in jail for overstaying his work visa, the death of his father, and his deportation to Kuala Lumpur. 30 $3.00 Add
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A Normal Person

From: Man at the Airport

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In this chapter, the author outlines how he became trapped in Malaysia after attempting to fly to Equador. 18 $1.80 Add