Linkages between Livelihood Opportunities and Refugee–Host Relations: Learning from the Experiences of Liberian Camp-based Refugees in Ghana

@article{Porter2008LinkagesBL,
  title={Linkages between Livelihood Opportunities and Refugee–Host Relations: Learning from the Experiences of Liberian Camp-based Refugees in Ghana},
  author={G. Porter and K. Hampshire and P. Kyei and M. Adjaloo and George Rapoo and Kate Kilpatrick},
  journal={Journal of Refugee Studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={21},
  pages={230-252}
}
This paper combines recent livelihoods approaches to refugee studies with a social resilience framework to explore the interlinkages between refugee-host relations and refugee coping strategies in the Buduburam camp in Ghana. The reported experiences of camp residents and of the people with whom they interact in their efforts to make a living (NGO staff, government officials, traders etc.) illustrate the complex interplay between personal networks, livelihoods and broader relations between… Expand
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