Refugees and asylum seekers

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Tribe, R. and Patel, N. 2007. Refugees and asylum seekers. The Psychologist. 20 (3), pp. 149-151.
AuthorsTribe, R. and Patel, N.
Abstract

Professor Tribe’s article is an introduction to a special issue on refugees and asylum seekers. It raises issues concerning what and how psychologists can contribute to the field of refugees and asylum seekers and if psychology has anything to offer survivors of persecution, organised violence, torture, poverty and racism. It asks if psychology and psychologists should be taking a stance to ensure human rights are upheld at the individual and societal level and considers the implications of the individual ethnocentric, political, epistemological and theoretical biases of psychologists themselves.

Keywordsimmigration; asylum seekers; refugees; human rights; translators; psychological well-being
JournalThe Psychologist
Journal citation20 (3), pp. 149-151
ISSN0952-8229
Year2007
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CC BY-ND
Web address (URL)http://hdl.handle.net/10552/374
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PrintMar 2007
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Deposited06 Nov 2009
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Tribe, R., Patel, N. (2007) ‘Refugees and asylum seekers’ The Psychologist 20 (3) 149–151.

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