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Summary

iFear of Persecutioni offers an absorbing and necessary overview of the plight of internally displaced people (IDPs) and refugees. James D. White and Anthony J. Marsella bring together essays that address issues emerging from the current relationship of international law, human rights, and refugee health and well-being.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. vii
Introduction: Fear of Persecutionp. 1
Refugees and Internally Displaced People
The Global Crisis of Internal Displacementp. 15
Paradigm Shifts in the International Responses to Refugeesp. 33
Human Rights Issues and Concerns
Refugees' Human Right to Adequate Foodp. 59
The Evolving Role of Relief Organizations in Human Rights and Protectionp. 75
Culture and Human Rightsp. 93
A Confucian Perspective on Human Rightsp. 109
Institutionalizing Human Rights in the Militaries of the Emerging Democracies: The Case of Perup. 129
International Law
History and Foundations for Refugee Security, Health, and Well-Being under International Lawp. 151
Government-Sanctioned Torture and International Law: A Survivor's Perspectivep. 177
The Fundamental Human Right to Prosecution and Compensationp. 189
Building Understanding, Promoting Healing, and Keeping Peace
Why We Need Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tools for War Crimes: A Blind Spot in International Humanitarian Lawp. 225
Understanding Genocide: Beyond Remembrance or Denialp. 237
Post-Conflict Healing and Reconstruction for Peace: The Power of Social Mobilizationp. 257
Afterword: To Forgive and Forget?p. 279
Indexp. 287
Contributorsp. 291
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