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Refugees from Vietnam

Dalglish, Carol L. (1989) Refugees from Vietnam. Macmillan, Basingstoke, U. K .

Abstract

"Refugees from Vietnam" sets out to identify the social policy issues that arise when mass settlement of refugees takes place, particularly in an unfamiliar social context. It also tries to offer ways forward which would allow the resettlement process to be more successful from the viewpoint of the refugees and of the host community. The refugee group chosen as a case study for this book was that group of refugees who fled from Vietnam as "the boat people" and arrived in Britain and many other Western countries between 1979 and 1981. Since 1979 the author has been involved in the resettlement in the UK of refugees from Vietnam. She has written a number of articles on this topic. She is also the author of the book "Illiteracy and the Offender.

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ID Code: 54310
Item Type: Book
Keywords: Refugees, Vietnam, Government Policy, Great Britain
ISBN: 0333452488
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION (160500) > Public Policy (160510)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1989 Macmillan
Deposited On: 25 Oct 2012 11:54
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 11:54

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