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Refugee Law: Country Conditions/Country of Origin: Other Databases

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Information about the political and social context in a particular country is often needed in asylum claims.  Use databases from other disciplines (anthropology, history, political science) to locate such information.

UCB Main Library, A-Z Databases (UCB only)

  • Ethnic NewsWatch
  • Contemporary Women’s Issues
  • GenderWatch
  • PAIS (covers many topics: law, political science, public policy, etc.)
  • Columbia Gazetteer of the World (geographic encyclopedia)

For more resources, see the list by subjects: African Studies, Latin American studies, and Women’s Studies (plus many more).

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