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The Resource The global refugee crisis: how should we respond?, Arbour and Schama vs. Farage and Steyn ; edited by Rudyard Griffiths

The global refugee crisis: how should we respond?, Arbour and Schama vs. Farage and Steyn ; edited by Rudyard Griffiths

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The global refugee crisis: how should we respond?
Title
The global refugee crisis: how should we respond?
Statement of responsibility
Arbour and Schama vs. Farage and Steyn ; edited by Rudyard Griffiths
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Language
eng
Summary
"The world is facing the worst humanitarian crisis since the Second World War. Over 300,000 are dead in Syria, and one and half million are either injured or disabled. Four and a half million people are trying to flee the country. And Syria is just one of a growing number of failed or failing states in the Middle East and North Africa. How should developed nations respond to human suffering on this mass scale? Do the prosperous societies of the West, including Canada and the U.S., have a moral imperative to assist as many refugees as they reasonably and responsibly can? Or, is this a time for vigilance and restraint in the face of a wave of mass migration that risks upending the tolerance and openness of the West? The eighteenth semi-annual Munk Debate, which was held on April 1, 2016, pits former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour and leading historian Simon Schama against leader of the UK Independence Party Nigel Farage and bestselling author Mark Steyn to debate the West's response to the global refugee crisis"--
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NLC
Dewey number
362.87
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV640
LC item number
.G555 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1959-
  • 1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Arbour, Louise
  • Schama, Simon
  • Griffiths, Rudyard
  • Steyn, Mark
  • Farage, Nigel
Series statement
The Munk debates
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Refuge (Humanitarian assistance)
  • Refugees
  • Syria
  • Civil War (Syria : 2011- )
  • Refuge (Humanitarian assistance)
  • Refugees
  • Refugees
  • Syria
Label
The global refugee crisis: how should we respond?, Arbour and Schama vs. Farage and Steyn ; edited by Rudyard Griffiths
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
94 pages
Isbn
9781487002121
Lccn
2016942978
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn971502466
  • (OCoLC)971502466
Label
The global refugee crisis: how should we respond?, Arbour and Schama vs. Farage and Steyn ; edited by Rudyard Griffiths
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
94 pages
Isbn
9781487002121
Lccn
2016942978
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn971502466
  • (OCoLC)971502466

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