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Untying the Knot

A new book untangles historical confusion and contemporary anxieties about marriage

Thou Art Anxious

Decisions, decisions

Keep in Touch

Why digital connections can’t sustain health, happiness or politics

Howard Adelman

Howard Adelman was a professor of philosophy at York University for thirty-seven years and then a research professor at Princeton University and Griffith University in Australia. He initiated Operation Lifeline, founded the Centre for Refugee Studies and the journal Refuge, in addition to writing or co-authoring nine books.

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Howard Adelman

What Do We Owe Other Humans in Need?

The ethics of refugee programs in an era of humanitarian crisis April 2018
There are 66 million forcibly displaced people in the world today. A third of those people left their homelands, crossing a border; most will not likely return, even though repatriation to the country of origin is claimed by UNHCR to be the preferred solution for refugees. Further, most do not qualify as Convention refugees because they were not targeted for individual…