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Asylum : a moral dilemma

Author: W Gunther Plaut
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work presents political, ethnic, philosophical, religious and sociological arguments surrounding the issue of asylum and deals with some of the most troublesome and emotional conflicts in the  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Plaut, W. Gunther, 1912-
Asylum.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1995
(OCoLC)624447682
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Gunther Plaut
ISBN: 0275951952 9780275951955 0275951960 9780275951962
OCLC Number: 31971135
Description: 176 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Questions Without Answers --
2. Definitions --
3. Religion, Natural Law and Hospitality --
4. A Look at History --
5. Some Ethical Questions --
6. Through the Lens of Sociobiology --
7. Community and Individual --
8. Contended Rights: To Leave, Return, Remain --
9. Refugees in Africa --
10. Four Asian Lands --
11. Glimpses of Europe and Central America --
12. The North American Experience --
13. The Sanctuary Movement --
14. A Final Look --
App. A Egyptian and Hittite Treaties --
App. B Human Rights --
Major Documents --
App. C Refugee Documents --
Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees of 31 January 1967.
Responsibility: W. Gunther Plaut.

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