Refugee Solidarity: Between National Shame and Global Outrage

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dc.contributor.author Goodman, James en_US
dc.contributor.editor Debra Hopkins, Jochen Kleres, Helena Flam, Helmut Kuzmics en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-07T06:17:34Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-07T06:17:34Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2009003319 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Goodman James 2009, 'Refugee Solidarity: Between National Shame and Global Outrage', in NA (ed.), Chicago University Press, USA, pp. 269-291. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-3-593-38972-1 en_US
dc.identifier.other B1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/12977
dc.description.abstract Action by national citizens to assist humanitarian migrants has become a key issue in many high-income countries. Refugee solidarity of this sort is a realm of mobilization where cross-cultural and transnational imperatives are keenly felt-it is the place where national sentiment encounters global injustice, where worldwide human suffering is personalized and asserted in the face of national exclusion. Solidarity with refugees may be seen as the embodiment of reaching across global divides, as the crucible of transnational solidarity, where an inter-subjective impulse forces a move to a shared humanity. A key issue for such movements is how they relate with the national-level affiliations. In addressing refugee rights, movements have found themselves at a crossroads between humanitarian norms and national identity, between global passion and national sentiment, between borderless cosmopolitanism and reconstituted nationalism. Movements enacting refugee solidarity thus directly engage with what is perhaps the key issue facing transnational social movements-how to bridge levels of emotion and action, and how to embed cosmopolitanism. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Chicago University Press en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon NA en_US
dc.title Refugee Solidarity: Between National Shame and Global Outrage en_US
dc.parent Theorizing Emotions: Sociological Explorations and Applications en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
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dc.publocation USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 269 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 291 en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Social and Political Change Group en_US
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dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Social Change en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.custom en_US
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dc.description.keywords NA en_US
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