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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) : the politics and practice of refugee protection into the twenty-first century

Author: Gil Loescher; Alexander Betts; James Milner
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.
Series: Global institutions series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an introduction to both the world of refugees and the UN organization that protects and assists them. This work traces the relationship between state interests, global politics, and the work  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Loescher, Gil.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
London ; New York : Routledge, 2008
(DLC) 2007042494
(OCoLC)166379335
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gil Loescher; Alexander Betts; James Milner
ISBN: 9780203928394 0203928393 0415403472 0415418631 9780415418638 9780415403474 9780415403481 0415403480
OCLC Number: 265024747
Notes: Title from book home page (Routledge, viewed Jan. 29, 2010).
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 161 pages) : illustrations, map.
Contents: Introduction Part 1: Historical Overview and Emergences of Key Issues 1. The Origins of International Concern for Refugees 2. UNHCR and the Cold War: 1950-1990 3. UNHCR since the end of the Cold War Part 2: Key challenges and issues facing UNHCR 4. The Key Challenges of Mandate, Funding and Protection 5. The key issues of protracted refugee situations, IDPs and asylum 6. The Future of UNHCR in the 21st Century Conclusion
Series Title: Global institutions series.
Responsibility: Gil Loescher, Alexander Betts, and James Milner.

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