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UNHCR and the Global Governance of Refugees *

Gil Loescher and James Milner

in Global Migration Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600458
eISBN:
9780191723544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600458.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Among the various categories of international migration, asylum and refugee protection is unique in its degree of formal institutionalization. It has its own international convention and a ... More


Global Migration Governance

Alexander Betts (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600458
eISBN:
9780191723544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600458.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Unlike many other trans-boundary policy areas, international migration lacks coherent global governance. There is no UN migration organization and states have signed relatively few multilateral ... More


Immigration and Membership 1

Andrew Altman and Christopher Heath Wellman

in A Liberal Theory of International Justice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199564415
eISBN:
9780191721434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564415.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Appealing to the moral value of freedom of association, this chapter defends a state's right to control immigration over its territorial borders. Just as an individual has a right to determine whom ... More


Environmental Migration ∗

Jane McAdam

in Global Migration Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600458
eISBN:
9780191723544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600458.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Environmental migration is not a new phenomenon. Natural and human-induced environmental disasters have displaced people in the past and continue to do so. Nevertheless, the environmental events and ... More


Stasis Before the State: Nine Theses on Agonistic Democracy

Dimitris Vardoulakis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277391
eISBN:
9780823280636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277391.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How is political change possible when even the most radical revolutions only reproduce sovereign power? Via the analysis of the contradictory meanings of stasis, Vardoulakis argues that the ... More


Introduction

Claire Sutherland

in Reimagining the Nation: Togetherness, Belonging and Mobility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447326281
eISBN:
9781447336655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326281.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter starts by looking at the idea of nationalism, referencing the European refugee ‘crisis’ of 2015 and Brexit vote in 2016, and the frightening power of this nationalist ideology. It also ... More


Immigration and Democracy

Sarah Song

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190909222
eISBN:
9780190909253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909222.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Immigration and Democracy develops an intermediate ethical position on immigration between closed borders and open borders. It argues that states have the right to control borders, but this right is ... More


Refugee Women in Britain and France

Gill Allwood and Khursheed Wadia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071225
eISBN:
9781781701720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071225.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book is about the lives of refugee women in Britain and France. Who are they? Where do they come from? What happens to them when they arrive, while they wait for a decision on their claim for ... More


Rightlessness in an Age of Rights

Ayten Gundogdu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199370412
eISBN:
9780199370443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199370412.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This book offers a critical inquiry of human rights by rethinking Hannah Arendt’s political theory in the light of the challenging questions posed by contemporary struggles of migrants. Arendt wrote ... More


Organizational Complicity: Rwandan Refugee Camps

Chiara Lepora and Robert E. Goodin

in On Complicity and Compromise

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199677900
eISBN:
9780191757273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677900.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter illustrates the fruitfulness of our framework for analysing complicity by reference to events in refugee camps in and around Rwanda after the 1994 genocide. Our focus is in this chapter ... More


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