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Coming to terms with the Spanish republican exile in France
Scott Soo

country experienced a rapid influx of refugees of this magnitude; and never before had the French state responded to the call for asylum with mass internment. Admittedly, one can cite other occasions in the twentieth century when the French state placed refugees in camps during peacetime: the Armenians in the 1920s and the Harkis in the 1960s. But even so, in both cases the camps were conceived more as accommodation centres as opposed to places of internment. Neither before nor after have the French authorities and public – especially in the south-west of the country

in The routes to exile
Surveying women and the family
Angela Davis

from his family, and Cathy eventually asks a friend to care for her eldest son after becoming concerned  24  family and community about his welfare. Finally, Cathy has her remaining two children taken away by social services. The play was inspired by a real-life experience. A neighbour of Sanford, the writer, had been evicted with her children from their home in Battersea and placed in Newington Lodge in Southwark, an accommodation centre for homeless families provided by the then London County Council.51 The story would have resonated with women around the

in Modern motherhood