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Problems of protection : the UNHCR, refugees, and human rights

Author: Niklaus Steiner; Mark Gibney; Gil Loescher
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2003.
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Of all the humanitarian impulses in world politics today, one of the most widely recognized is the need to protect refugees, yet, as this book shows, this issue is frequently fraught with political  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Niklaus Steiner; Mark Gibney; Gil Loescher
ISBN: 0415945739 9780415945738 0415945747 9780415945745
OCLC Number: 50958859
Description: ix, 350 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: UNHCR at fifty : refugee protection and world politics / Gil Loescher --
What is refugee protection : a question revisited / Arthur C. Helton --
The legal and ethical obligation of UNHCR : the case of temporary protection in western Europe / Erik Roxström and Mark Gibney --
Defining persecution and protection : the cultural relativism debate and the rights of refugees / Bonny Ibhawoh --
Refugee protection in troubled times : reflection on institutional and legal developments at the crossroads / Brian Gorlick --
A rare opening in the wall : the growing recognition of gender-based persecution / Emily Copeland --
The role of non-governmental organizations in the international refugee regime / Elizabeth G. Ferris --
Changing priorities in refugee protection : the Rwandan repatriation from Tanzania / Beth Elise Whitaker --
The marginalization of Palestinian refugees / Randa Farah --
Arguing about asylum : the complexity of refugee debates in Europe / Niklaus Steiner --
Post-conflict reintegration and reconstruction : doing it right takes a while / Patricia Weiss Fagen --
Securing refuge from terror : refugee protection in East Africa after September 11 / Monica Kathina Juma and Peter Mwangi Kagwanja --
Refugee protection in Europe and the U.S. after 9/11 / Joanne Van Selm.
Responsibility: edited by Niklaus Steiner, Mark Gibney, and Gil Loescher.
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