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UNHCR and the Making of Refugee Law

Ingo Venzke

in How Interpretation Makes International Law: On Semantic Change and Normative Twists

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199657674
eISBN:
9780191742224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657674.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter generally introduces international bureaucracies as autonomous actors in the practice of interpretation and then illustrates in greater detail how the United Nations High Commissioner ... More


Refugees

David Weissbrodt

in The Human Rights of Non-citizens

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199547821
eISBN:
9780191720086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547821.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter begins with discussion of the definition of ‘refugee’ under the 1951 Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. It then discusses the rights of refugees, protections for ... More


The Quest for Legal Protection

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/9780198273929.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses the impact of the international refugee regime on the creation of policy concerning the security of the legal rights of the refugees. The customary legal framework proved to be ... More


Are Refugee Rights Human Rights? An Unorthodox Questioning of the Relations between Refugee Law and Human Rights Law

Vincent Chetail

in Human Rights and Immigration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198701170
eISBN:
9780191770579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701170.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter provides a critical assessment of the interactions between international refugee law and human rights law. Although refugee law and human rights law were initially conceived as two ... More


The dispersal and social exclusion of asylum seekers: Between liminality and belonging

Patricia Hynes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423269
eISBN:
9781447303749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423269.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book establishes asylum seekers as a socially excluded group, investigating the policy of dispersing asylum seekers across the UK and providing an overview of historic and contemporary dispersal ... More


Climate-Induced Migration: An Essentially Contested Concept

Gregory White

in Climate Change and Migration: Security and Borders in a Warming World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794829
eISBN:
9780199919284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794829.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces climate-induced migration as an “essentially contested concept.” It notes the definitional challenges and the evolution of a highly dynamic literature since CIM first emerged ... More


Status Determination and Recognition

Anna Schmidt

in Implementation and World Politics: How International Norms Change Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198712787
eISBN:
9780191781162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712787.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The treaty norms of the international refugee regime define refugees and their specific rights. Policy norms regarding refugee status determination thus becomes a core technology for overall regime ... More


Remedies, Procedural Guarantees (and the Unavoidability of Admission to Territory)

Violeta Moreno-Lax

in Accessing Asylum in Europe: Extraterritorial Border Controls and Refugee Rights under EU Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198701002
eISBN:
9780191770517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198701002.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The rights to asylum and to protection against refoulement, as per Chapters 8-9, entail both substantive and procedural components. This chapter scrutinizes the remedies and procedural safeguards ... More


Immigrant Ambassadors: Citizenship and Belonging in the Tibetan Diaspora

Julia Meredith Hess

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760171
eISBN:
9780804776318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760171.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The Tibetan diaspora began fifty years ago when the current Dalai Lama fled Lhasa and established a government-in-exile in India. For those fifty years, the vast majority of Tibetans have kept their ... More


Refugees

Christopher Heath Wellman

in Debating the Ethics of Immigration: Is There a Right to Exclude?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199731732
eISBN:
9780190267490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199731732.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter deals with refugees as an especially compelling counter-example to anyone who seeks to defend a state's discretion over immigration. Following the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status ... More


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