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Assessing the impact of forced displacement on communities in small island states : the case of the Chagossian tragedy
(Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2009-05-28)
The dissertation is centred on a case study of a small community, called the Chagossians who were former inhabitants of the Chagos Archipelago. They were forcibly displaced and relocated on the Islands of Seychelles and Mauritius between 1965 and 1973 by the UK and US governments to make way for the construction of a US military base. Numerous research conducted on the case has tended to focus mainly ...