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This chapter examines the sociology of forced migration and how forced migration studies have contributed to sociology. It considers how sociological methods, concepts, and theories have advanced our understanding of the causes, experiences, and impacts of forced migration on micro-, meso-, and macro-levels. In particular, it looks at how sociology has tended to be defined by policy labels and categories, such as refugees, internally displaced persons, flight/uprooting, local integration, resettlement, repatriation, or development-induced displacement. It also highlights classical sociological themes and issues which have made an impact on forced migration studies, including categorization and labelling, integration and citizenship, as well as gender, class, and ethnicity.
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