Refugee Crisis: Global Perspectives, Challenges and Issues

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Paul Leclair

Series: Social Issues, Justice and Status
BISAC: POL035010

Due to Greece’s geographical position and socio-political background, the country is at the heart of the migration phenomenon. As such, Refugee Crisis: Global Perspectives, Challenges and Issues first reviews the new technologies by which the borders of Greece are secured.
The authors study and analyze the phenomenon of irregular immigration, particularly with respect to its causes and potential security issues.
Continuing, this compilation seeks to determine the diversity of Estonian-language and Russian-language discourses in the context of immigration-related issues, questioning whether the refugee crisis has influenced the political identities of the dominant majority and the Russian-speaking minority in Estonia.
The collaborative projects of UNHCR-Pakistan related to Afghan refugee children’s education in Pakistan are explored, aiming to assess the actions that have been taken by Pakistan for Afghan refugees.
The refugee migration from Syria has been called the humanitarian crisis of our time. In closing, after examining other System Dynamics models that relate to the refugee crisis, the authors build a model to incorporate a sub-model of the Syrian civil war, along with a sub-model of the movement of refugees and their eventual immigration.

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Preface

Chapter 1. How Technology Is Helping to Face the Illegal Immigration Crisis and to Modernize Border Security
(Christos Seretidis, Dimitrios Billios and Michail Chalaris, PhD, International Hellenic University, Kavala Branch, Greece, and others)

Chapter 2. Illegal Immigration: Is It a Threat to National Security. The Greek Experience
(Michail Chalaris, International Hellenic University, Kavala Branch, Greece, and others)

Chapter 3. The Politics of the Refugee Crisis: An Inquiry into Estonian Debates
(Andrey Makarychev and Illimar Ploom, University of Tartu, Estonia, and others)

Chapter 4. Afghan Refugee Children’s Education in Pakistan: Assessment of the Pakistan-UNHCR Joint Collaboration and Challenges
(Asifa Jahangir and Furqan Khan, Managing Editor of Journal of South Asian Studies, EScience Press, Lahore, Pakistan, and others)

Chapter 5. Using System Dynamics to Examine Alternative Futures for the Syrian Refugee Crisis
(Ivan W. Taylor, PhD, Policy Dynamics Inc., New Hamburg, Ontario, Canada)

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