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date: 19 February 2019

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This chapter examines refugee resettlement, its successes and failures, and its impact on the ground. It discusses the question of how, who, and why to resettle, the challenges of the ‘good refugee/bad asylum seeker’ binary, and the integration of resettled refugees. It compares resettlement programmes in Europe and in various countries such as Australia, Canada, and the United States. It also considers how resettlement can be useful in addressing the challenges of protracted displacement and the continuing protection needs of refugees in the twenty-first century.

Keywords: refugees, resettlement, asylum seeker, integration, Europe, Australia, Canada, United States, displacement, protection

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