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What Lessons Can Be Drawn from Case Studies in France, the United States and Madagascar?
Hugo Carnell

federal and state chains of command had very disconnected priorities. The organised public health responses became lost in denialism, racist stereotyping, greed, and bureaucratic wrangling. Clear and unambiguous public health hierarchies must, consequently, be put in place and comprehensively tested long before the outbreak of a plague epidemic. The Madagascar public health response was certainly an improvement on those of Marseille and San Francisco. The

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Philip Lynch

colour, culture or ethnic origin. It can be seen or detected in processes, attitudes and behaviour which amount to discrimination through unwitting prejudice, ignorance, thoughtlessness and racist stereotyping which disadvantage ethnic minority people’. W. Hague, ‘Common sense on crime’, speech to the Centre for Policy Studies, London, 14 December 2000. See also W. Hague, ‘Where was Jack Straw when Damilola died?’, Sunday Telegraph, 17 December 2000. D. Butler and D. Kavanagh, The British General Election of 2001 (London, Palgrave, 2002), pp. 197 and 191. See the

in The Conservatives in Crisis
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Detention in Denmark
Annika Lindberg

he says. Mia emphasises that stereotypes are an important source of knowledge for prison officers, as it helps them anticipate the behaviour of inmates. Hans agrees and goes on listing another couple of racist stereotypes. ‘Somalis are proud, Russians are calm as many of them are criminals and are used to being imprisoned. And Nigerians fight hard. You would rather have ten North Africans against you than

in Deportation limbo