At a time when Africa's rapidly growing refugee population is of increasing political significance - both to the overburdened host countries and in consideration of the strategic aims of the major powers - Gaim Kibreab has written an insightful and important account of the continent's most for reaching refugee crisis. This book traces the past of Eritrea's refugees from their home villages to the rural camps and urban centers of neighboring Sudan. Kibreab offers a conclusive picture of the refugees' plight and predicament. Here is a rigorous fact based analysis of the economics surrounding refugee situations and the impact of development on Eritrea's enormous disenfranchised population. Refugees and Development in Africa will productively fuel ongoing debates regarding international aid and development alternatives in the Third World.
- Publisher : Red Sea Pr (June 1, 1987)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 304 pages
- ISBN-10 : 093241527X
- ISBN-13 : 978-0932415271
- Item Weight : 1 pounds
- Dimensions : 5.75 x 0.75 x 8.75 inches