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Varieties of Refugee Concerns: The Beginnings of a Policy Toolbox

Arthur C. Helton

in The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The refugee policy toolbox includes such remedies as territorial asylum, local integration in countries of asylum, and resettlement abroad, as well as new variations on these themes. Efforts at ... More


Surmounting Indifference: Refugees and the New Statecraft

Arthur C. Helton

in The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Several broad trends provide the context for current refugee policy responses. The debate over national sovereignty and humanitarian intervention, while not new, reached a crescendo over the past ... More


Refugees in Inter-War Europe: The Emergence of a Regime

Claudena Skran

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273929
eISBN:
9780191684081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273929.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines the refugee phenomenon, specifically refugees in inter-war Europe, and international responses to that phenomenon. In Part I the causes and consequences of refugee movements ... More


Imagining Better Refugee Policy

Arthur C. Helton

in The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Different policy futures could result from preferences such as containment, international cooperation, or taking a proactive approach. The continuing problem of forced displacement makes ... More


Why Refugees Matter

Arthur C. Helton

in The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

While frequently neglected as an important aspect of globalization, refugees matter in a variety of ways to states, host communities, and individuals. The end of the cold war changed responses to ... More


Achieving Comprehensive and Proactive Refugee Policy

Arthur C. Helton

in The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The primary international organization involved with refugees is the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), which was established in 1950 to protect and assist refugees and supervise ... More


Humanitarian Action and New Complexities in Refugee Protection: The Former Yugoslavia

Arthur C. Helton

in The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The delivery of humanitarian assistance in the midst of armed conflict, the creation of putative safe areas, and arrangements for temporary relocation and stays abroad were policy innovations tested ... More


The UNHCR and World Politics: A Perilous Path

Gil Loescher

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246915
eISBN:
9780191599781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246912.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was created over 50 years ago to be a human rights and advocacy organization. But governments also created the agency to promote regional ... More


Variations on State Building and Refugees: Myth and Reality

Arthur C. Helton

in The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During the 1990s, modesty in expectations remained the leitmotif of international humanitarian operations in places like Cambodia, Haiti, and East Timor. In Cambodia, human rights violations littered ... More


A New Paradigm for the European Asylum Regime

DaniÈle Joly and Astri Suhrke

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Discusses trends in the concept and practice of asylum over the last two decades of the twentieth century. Most of these changes took place in the industrialized world, particularly in Europe. The ... More


The Last Decade's Refugee Story

Arthur C. Helton

in The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the 1990s, new conflicts broke out, particularly in connection with the dissolution of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, as well as several ... More


The Influence of the International Refugee Regime

Claudena M. Skran

in Refugees in Inter-War Europe: The Emergence of a Regime

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273929
eISBN:
9780191684081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273929.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The objective of this chapter is to establish those conditions under which the regimes can have a noteworthy impact on refugee policy and those in which they do not. The main focus of the book has ... More


Dispossession and Displacement: Forced Migration in the Middle East and North Africa

Dawn Chatty and Bill Finlayson (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264591
eISBN:
9780191734397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264591.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book explores the extent to which forced migration has become a defining feature of life in the Middle East and North Africa. The chapters present research on refugees, internally displaced ... More


Dispersal policies in Sweden

Andersson Roger and Dennis Solid

in Spreading the 'burden'?: A review of policies to disperse asylum seekers and refugees

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344175
eISBN:
9781447303596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344175.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses the refugee dispersal policy of Sweden and analyses its outcomes. It studies the explicit dispersal policy and examines the background factors that resulted in the creation of ... More


Crossing the Bamboo Curtain: Using Refugee Policy to Support Free China

Meredith Oyen

in The Diplomacy of Migration: Transnational Lives and the Making of U.S.-Chinese Relations in the Cold War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700149
eISBN:
9781501701474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700149.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how refugee policy was used by Hong Kong, the People's Republic of China (PRC), Nationalist China, and the United States to subject Chinese migrants to national security and ... More


Refugee voices as evidence in policy and practice

Kirsteen Tait

in Doing research with refugees: Issues and guidelines

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345981
eISBN:
9781447302131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345981.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter provides two case studies that show how a wider evidence base of refugee experiences and voices might be created using past research by non-government officials. The first case study is ... More


Repatriation: A Historical Perspective

Katy Long

in The Point of No Return: Refugees, Rights, and Repatriation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199673315
eISBN:
9780191756139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673315.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins to trace the history of refugee repatriation as both practice and principle. It argues that while political theory may help us to establish a model of ethical repatriation, it is ... More


Refugee Rights in the Caribbean: A Study of Haitians in Jamaica

Sharon E. Clarke

in Haiti and the Haitian Diaspora in the Wider Caribbean

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034614
eISBN:
9780813039053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034614.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter focuses on how refugee policies are drafted toward Haitian refugees and how Haitian identities are produced in response to these policies. Many studies have brought forward the fact that ... More


Silence and Refusal: Refugees, Race, and Economic Development

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Bowman's role in dealing with the refugees of the Second World War, especially the Nazi genocide. Bowman's work on the pioneer fringe and his pursuit of a “science of ... More


Exile and Worse

Michael Haas

in Forbidden Music: The Jewish Composers Banned by the Nazis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300154306
eISBN:
9780300154313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300154306.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the history of the exile of Jewish composers. It explains that Austrian and German Jews became concerned about getting their papers to get out German territory by 1938, and that ... More


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