Abstract and Keywords
This chapter focuses on the pursuit of livelihood opportunities by refugees and other forced migrants outside camps. Drawing on a theory of ‘displaced livelihoods’ in relation to forced migration, it examines how the livelihoods of the forcibly displaced differ from those of other migrants and stresses the need to reconceptualize and restructure traditionally conceived and targeted refugee programmes such that they support not only the refugees but also their hosts. In addition to the evolving theory of livelihoods and poverty, it discusses social exclusion theory and civil society, livelihood activities in refugee camps, and legal status and documentation of refugees before concluding with some recommendations regarding future advocacy, programming, and research.
Access to the complete content on Oxford Handbooks Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.
If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.