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Migration: Internal Displacement: Central Asia
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Throughout the twentieth century countless numbers of women in Central Asia have been internally displaced for a variety of reasons, including colonization, political migration, collectivization, forced deportation, ecological degradation, ethnic conf…

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Leitich, Keith A., “Migration: Internal Displacement: Central Asia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 11 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0265a>
First published online: 2009

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