Essays about: "Urban forced displacement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words Urban forced displacement.

  1. 1. Refugeehood in Uganda’s rapidly urbanizing cities: An investigation of the South Sudanese refugees’ use of assets and community self-reliance to overcome humanitarian protection challenges in Arua city, Northern Uganda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Vittorio Capici; [2021]
    Keywords : Urban forced displacement; secondary cities; Northern Uganda; self-settled refugees; collective livelihoods; community assets; refugee-led organisations; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In contrast with most studies analyzing urban forced displacement in Uganda, this study moves beyond the capital Kampala to explore urban refugeehood issues in one of the country’s secondary cities. The case study investigates how a community of self-settled South Sudanese refugees living in the northern Ugandan city of Arua copes with the challenges of self-settlement, self-reliance and recognition. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urban planning from scratch : collaboration and participation of stakeholders in the urban transformation of Kiruna

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Frehiwot Gebremedhin; [2018]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; public planning; citizen participation; urban transformation; planning theories; relocation;

    Abstract : The forced movement of people from one place to another due to mining is not a new phenomenon. As the mining becomes more intensive, external consequences arise that forces the displacement of people. In this paper, I will investigate the unique case of Kiruna, Sweden where not only the people but also the whole town is being relocated. READ MORE

  3. 3. The In-Betweens of Space and Time in Transit : Spatial and temporal realities for urban refugees in Eastleigh, Nairobi

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Lena Johansson; [2018]
    Keywords : Eastleigh; forced migration; space; place; displacement; refugees; resettlement;

    Abstract : This is a study on how Somali and Oromo refugees manage under uncertain circumstances in Eastleigh, Nairobi. Fleeing from war, persecution and violence, the refugees expected to find protection and a quick transfer to a third country, which was not the case. Instead, they ended up in being stuck, unsafe, and questioned. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gendering Urban Exile: The Daily Lives of Syrian Women in Amman, Jordan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : Alia Fakhry; [2017]
    Keywords : forced migration; refugee women; transnationalism; social worlds; gendered geographies of power; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The current Syrian crisis has pushed over 4.8 million people to seek asylum abroad, mainly in the neighbouring countries. In Jordan urban refugees, who represent 82% of registered refugees, lack visibility and help. Women are in a particularly difficult situation due to their multiple burdens as caregivers and homemakers. READ MORE

  5. 5. From "win-win" to "lose-lose" : how neoliberalism undermines the sustainable city - a case study of Hamburg

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Eva Wiesemann; [2014]
    Keywords : environmental gentrification; sustainability science; sustainable cities; critical urban theory; social mix; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Throughout the last years, more and more cities around the world have integrated sustainability into their development goals to deal with today’s multiple environmental and social challenges. Simultaneously, an exploding strand of research stresses the potential of cities in a transition towards sustainability. READ MORE