School of International Development
Undergraduate Degrees in International Development
Are you interested in studying for a degree that covers poverty, globalisation, human rights, environmental sustainability, education, gender, population, health, economics and justice? The School of International Development at the University of East Anglia has a world-class reputation in the research, teaching and policy-advising of development issues. We are profoundly committed to understanding and addressing local and global problems. Our students are like you - interesting, informed, committed, energetic, creative, and wanting to know and do more. Each of our Undergraduate Degrees offer an Overseas Experience option. Students have the opportunity to gain practical skills and work in a developing country of their choice:
• BA in International Development • BA in International Development with Economics • BA in International Development with Social Anthropology and Politics • BSc in International Development with Environment and Society
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Deported people behave pretty conveniently once they have been bundled off. They keep quiet.
There are a number of reasons why they do this. They have been shamed and traumatized by what they have undergone and want a clean break. They have landed into great danger and have gone into hiding. They have no wherewithal to support themselves and are struggling to survive. Or perhaps maintaining contact with the life they had wanted and had to leave behind is just too painful.
So when I started digging around for people who had suffered deportation and who would be willing to talk to me, I kept drawing a blank. Some were too afraid to talk, even under conditions of anonymity.
But more often the anti-deportation activists I got in touch with said that after the first few frantic exchanges, people tended to slip away. The pressures of the life they had been f lung into ruled out further contact.
It’s a silence that suits the authorities of wealthy countries who continue to treat people in this inhumane fashion, branding them ‘ bogus’, and claiming smugly that deportees face no danger and have been resettled. Fortunately it’s a silence I was eventually able to pierce. Read the testimonies and judge for yourself.
Elsewhere in the magazine we explore essential questions of equity that lie behind everything we do. Bob Hughes’s Special Feature makes the case cogently for an equality-based approach to tackling climate change – it has the best chance of offering lasting change and boosting wellbeing. Another article looks at what is happening on the ground on this front, reporting from the alternative climate change summit in Cochabamba, Bolivia.
I must also mention our feature on the murders of Russian journalists, who have paid with their lives for speaking out when the state would rather have them maintain silence. It’s a salutary reminder of the constant vigilance needed to protect our freedoms.
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11 The man in the
newspaper John ‘Bosco’ Nyombi sought sanctuary in the West from persecution in Uganda – only to spend eight years struggling for his rights.
15 ‘I was in an art class’ Even the young are not exempt: a Costa
Rican schoolgirl recalls the day Canadian immigration officers arrested her.
4 Deported – what happened next? It’s time to give a voice to those who are turned back at our borders. Dinyar Godrej explains why.
6 Desperate journey Emmanuel Njoya was kicked out of Britain and straight back to Cameroon – where he lives in hiding, fearing for his family’s life. This is his story.
PECIAL Feature 16 Inequality costs the earth Greater equality, both between and within nations, would be better for us all – as well as for the planet. Bob Hughes considers the facts. PLUS Danny Dorling explains how class divisions reinforce social inequality and lower the level of public debate.
22 Field of dreams? What does this month’s soccer World
Cup mean for the people of South Africa? A photographic insight into life behind the headlines.
24 Professional hazard: murder Investigating the truth can be deadly for Russia’s journalists, as Tina Burrett discovers.
26 Summit different After Copenhagen’s dismal failure, social movements from all over the world gathered in Bolivia – here's what happened.
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Regular Features 2 Letters Capitalism vs the common good; the true function of Israel’s separation wall; and an intriguing way to tackle declining fish stocks. 3 Letter from Cairo Maria Golia feels somewhat exposed in the depths of a cargo depot. 28 Currents Taking on Texaco in Ecuador;
giving the lie to geoengineered climate solutions; and antigovernment protests step up a gear in Egypt. 29 Only Planet Gort and Klaatu try to blend in with humans in Marc Roberts’ cartoon. 31 Big Bad World Polyp’s cartoon reveals a very shaky house of cards. PLUS: NI Prize Crossword. 32 Worldbeaters ‘Son of the desert’ turned son of steel, Lakshmi Mittal is laughing all the way to the bank. 33 Making Waves Working for peace: Burundian
Pascaline Nsekera helps refugees in Canada, her adopted country. 34 Mixed Media A look back at 1950s
Tehran in Shirin Neshat’s visually breathtaking new film; Laurie Anderson’s new lament for her homeland; and a book about… stuff. 36 Country profile:
Front cover: Dave & Les Jacobs / Getty Images. Magazine design: Alan Hughes. All monetary values are expressed in US dollars unless otherwise noted.
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