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Humanitarianism and Mass Migration: Confronting the World Crisis

Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco


The world is witnessing a rapid rise in the number of victims of human trafficking and of migrants—voluntary and involuntary, internal and international, authorized and unauthorized. In the first two decades of this century alone, more than 65 million people have been forced to escape home into the unknown. The slow-motion disintegration of failing states with feeble institutions, war and terror, demographic imbalances, unchecked climate change, and cataclysmic environmental disruptions have contributed to the catastrophic migrations that are placing millions of human beings at grave risk. Hum ... More

Keywords: human trafficking, migrants, catastrophic migrations, mass migration, displaced populations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780520297128
Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520297128.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco, editor
UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies

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Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco

Part One The New Cartography of Mass Migration

1 Unchecked Climate Change and Mass Migration

Fonna Forman and Veerabhadran Ramanathan

Part Two Frames on Children and Youth on the Move

Part Three Catastrophic Migrant Lives at the Margins

5 The New H5 Model

Richard F. Mollica

6 Addressing Mental Health Disparities in Refugee Children Through Family and Community-Based Prevention

Theresa S. Betancourt, Rochelle L. Frounfelker, Jenna M. Berent, Bhuwan Gautam, Saida Abdi, Abdirahman Abdi, Zahara Haji, Ali Maalim, and Tej Mishra

7 Surveying the Hard-to-Survey

Theoni Stathopoulou

8 Mitigating the Impact of Forced Displacement and Refugee and Unauthorized Status on Youth

Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Alice J. Wuermli, and J. Lawrence Aber

Part Four The Work of Education in the Transitions of Immigrant and Refugee youth

13 Lost in Transit

Maurice Crul, Frans Lelie, Elif Keskiner, Jens Schneider, and Özge Biner

16 Improving the Education and Social Integration of Immigrant Students

Francesca Borgonovi, Mario Piacentini, and Andreas Schleicher


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