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The rise and decline of a global security actor : UNHCR, refugee protection, and security

Author: Anne Hammerstad
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
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This title investigates the rise of the UNHCR as a global security actor and follows the refugee agency through some of the past two decades' major conflict-induced humanitarian emergencies, including Afghanistan, Bosnia, Iraq, Kosovo, and Zaire/Congo.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Hammerstad, Anne.
Rise and decline of a global security actor.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014
(DLC) 2013957465
(OCoLC)874927719
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Hammerstad
ISBN: 9780191016134 0191016136 9781306460569 1306460565 9780191746673 0191746673
OCLC Number: 875006068
Description: 1 online resource (x, 345 pages)
Contents: Introduction: The rise and decline of a global security actor --
From explaining to constructing security : a conceptual analysis --
Victims or threats? : placing displacement on three security agendas --
Institutional and international developments --
The 1950s to 1970s : timidity and restraint in UNHCR's discourse --
The 1980s : a political turn --
The 1990s : adopting and adapting a security discourse --
The 2000s and beyond : return of a protection discourse --
UNHCR's rise as a global security actor : Northern Iraq, 1991 --
A humanitarian star : lead agency in Bosnia, 1991-95 --
Protection disaster in Eastern Zaire, 1994-96 --
How success became failure : the Kosovo Crisis, 1998-99 --
Challenges of protection after 9/11 --
Repatriating Afghan refugees --
Conclusion: The ongoing quest for power, independence and relevance.
Responsibility: Anne Hammerstad.

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