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Author: Loescher.
Publisher: Oxford University Press : Oxford University Press.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

This book examines the role of UNHCR in world politics since its founding 50 years ago, its relevance towards reaching solutions to global refugee problems, and its effectiveness as the international  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Loescher.
ISBN: 0199246912 9780199246915
OCLC Number: 473777634
Notes: DatabaseOxford Scholarship Online.
Contents: 1. The UNHCR at 50: State Pressures and Institutional Autonomy ; 2. International Recognition of Refugees ; 3. The Cold War Origins of the UNHCR under Gerrit Jan van Heuven Goedhart ; 4. The Emerging Independence of the UNHCR under Auguste Lindt ; 5. 'The Good Offices' and Expansion into Africa under Felix Schnyder ; 6. The Global Expansion of the UNHCR under Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan ; 7. The New Cold War and the UNCHR under Poul Hartling ; 8. The UNHCR's 'New Look', Financial Crisis, and Collapse of Morale under Jean-Pierre Hocke and Thorvald Stoltenberg ; 9. The Post-Cold War Era and the UNHCR under Sadako Ogata ; 10. Towards the Future: the UNHCR in the Twenty-First Century


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Gil Loescher provides the first systematic analysis of [the] remarkable transformation of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) ... In writing this volume, he has Read more...

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