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Venezuela Crisis Humanitaria Y Recepción De Migrantes En Colombia: Creciente Xenofobia Ante Los Migrantes Venezolanos, Viviana Andrea Moreno Calderón, Jesica Alexandra Silva Quintero Jan 2019

Venezuela Crisis Humanitaria Y Recepción De Migrantes En Colombia: Creciente Xenofobia Ante Los Migrantes Venezolanos, Viviana Andrea Moreno Calderón, Jesica Alexandra Silva Quintero

Negocios y Relaciones Internacionales

La crisis humanitaria que se evidencia en Venezuela, trae consigo consecuencias que motivan a la población a migrar en busca de oportunidades a otros países, por esta razón, se genera una migración masiva a los países fronterizos, uno de ellos Colombia, en donde gracias a esta coyuntura ha surgido un fenómeno de xenofobia hacia los venezolanos. Dada esta situación, se considera importante determinar los factores socioeconómicos que han generado dicha xenofobia, debido a la violación de derechos de los migrantes que se estaría presentando por esta situación. Para cumplir con este objetivo primero se indagará sobre la crisis humanitaria que …


A Study Of Six Nations Public Library: Rights And Access To Information, Alison Frayne Nov 2018

A Study Of Six Nations Public Library: Rights And Access To Information, Alison Frayne

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

Contemporary Indigenous public libraries play a critical role in providing access to information in Indigenous communities. My research focuses on the relationship between rights and access to information for individuals and communities within the context of Indigenous public libraries. I use a qualitative case study methodology of the Six Nations Public Library (SNPL) in Ohsweken, Ontario, Canada. Interviews were conducted with SNPL patrons and library management and with off-reserve participants from government and library associations.

I analyse four themes, library governance, rights, library value and access to information, which are outcomes of the SNPL case study findings. This analysis reveals …


Incentives To Incarcerate: Corporation Involvement In Prison Labor And The Privatization Of The Prison System, Alythea S. Morrell Dec 2015

Incentives To Incarcerate: Corporation Involvement In Prison Labor And The Privatization Of The Prison System, Alythea S. Morrell

Master's Projects and Capstones

The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the entire world. The United States accounts for approximately 5% of the world’s population, yet it accounts for 25% of the world’s prisoners. Not only does the United States mercilessly incarcerate its own citizens, it disproportionately incarcerates African American and Latino men. This fact on its own is disturbing; however, when it is coupled with the fact that corporations profit from and lobby for an overly aggressive and ineffective criminal justice system, makes these statistics even more horrendous. Private prison companies such as Corrections Corporation of America and GEO Group admit …


Coercing Justice? Exploring The "Aspirations And Practice" Of Law As A Tool In Struggles Against Social Inequalities, Karen Schucher Oct 2014

Coercing Justice? Exploring The "Aspirations And Practice" Of Law As A Tool In Struggles Against Social Inequalities, Karen Schucher

PhD Dissertations

This dissertation examines the role of law as a tool in struggles against social inequalities, by tracing the history of Ontario’s human rights legislation and enforcement from the enactment of fair practices statutes in the 1950s through the restructuring of the enforcement regime in 2006. Ontario was the first Canadian province to pass anti-discrimination legislation and to establish a human rights commission enforcement process. This legislation and the commission enforcement process were the models for all other Canadian jurisdictions.

The dissertation approaches the role of law through the framework of tensions between the “aspirations” and the “practices” of law. On …


The Haitian Boat People: An Overview Of The Present Situation Concerning Their Illegal Immigration To Florida, Peter Gordon Lalime Jan 1981

The Haitian Boat People: An Overview Of The Present Situation Concerning Their Illegal Immigration To Florida, Peter Gordon Lalime

MA TESOL Collection

Beginning about 1972, many of the impoverished people of the Carribean nation of Haiti have fled their country for Florida. Because they come in sea vessels - invariably of questionable quality for an open sea voyage - a name which has been attached to them is that of "boat people". The Haitian boat people leave their homeland for reasons both economic and political in nature. Both their departure from Haiti and their arrival in the United States are illegal events. Once they reach Florida, therefore immigration authorities attempt to deport them, viewing the Haitians as "economic refugees" not entitled to …