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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) : the politics and practice of refugee protection

Author: Gil Loescher; Alexander Betts; James Milner
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2012.
Series: Global institutions series, 62.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This revised and expanded second edition of The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) continues to offer a concise and comprehensive introduction to both the world of refugees and the organizations that protect and assist them. This updated edition also includes: up to date coverage of the UNHCR's most recent history and policy developments evaluation of new thinking on issues such as working in UN  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Loescher, Gil.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
New York : Routledge, 2012
(DLC) 2011025394
(OCoLC)734002313
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gil Loescher; Alexander Betts; James Milner
ISBN: 9780203146651 0203146654 9781136509087 1136509089
OCLC Number: 784953378
Notes: Rev. and expanded ed. of: UNHCR. 2008.
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 191 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction --
The origins of international concern for refugees --
UNHCR in the Cold War, 1950-1991 --
UNHCR in the post-Cold War era --
The politics and practice of UNHCR's mandate --
UNHCR as a global institution --
New challenges --
Conclusion: towards the future.
Series Title: Global institutions series, 62.
Responsibility: Alexander Betts, Gil Loescher and James Milner.

Abstract:

This revised and expanded second edition of The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) continues to offer a concise and comprehensive introduction to both the world of refugees and the organizations that protect and assist them. This updated edition also includes: up to date coverage of the UNHCR's most recent history and policy developments evaluation of new thinking on issues such as working in UN integrated operations and within the UN peacebuilding commission assessment of the UNHCR's record of working for IDP's (internally displaced persons) discussion of the politics of pr.

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