Forced Displacement from Ukraine’s War-Torn Territories: Intersectionality and Power Geometry

  title={Forced Displacement from Ukraine’s War-Torn Territories: Intersectionality and Power Geometry},
  author={Irina Kuznetsova and Oksana Mikheieva},
  journal={Nationalities Papers},
  pages={690 - 706}
Abstract The number of internally forcibly displaced persons is growing every year across the globe and exceeds the number of refugees. To date, Ukraine has the highest number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Europe, with about 1.4 million people forced to flee from the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Employing Massey’s concept of ‘power geometry’, the modalities of borders, and taking an intersectional approach, this article theorizes how IDPs are situated politically within a protracted… 
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