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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


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 Campaign for the Base Areas

Charles R. Shrader

in A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

In Chapter 10, the author describes the second logistical campaign of the First Indochina War, which involved the fight for the base areas held by each side, principally the French control of the Red ... More


Challenging Kitsch Equality: William Gaddis’s and Elizabeth Bishop’s “Neo” Rear-Guard Art

Lisa Siraganian

in Modernism’s Other Work: The Art Object’s Political Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796557
eISBN:
9780199932542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796557.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers changing conceptions of the art object when theorizations of framed, airless art enter the post-war era as adaptable and consumable “styles” competing with one another in the ... More


1966–1985: ‘History is personal’

Robert Welch

in The Abbey Theatre, 1899-1999: Form and Pressure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121879
eISBN:
9780191671364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121879.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

IThe Abbey Theatre faced many difficulties between 1966 and the 1980s. The new Abbey Theatre opened on 18 July 1966, but not without difficulty. Its patent had run out about the time of the 1951 ... More


Refugees and Asylum

William Chiu

in International Norms and Cycles of Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195380088
eISBN:
9780199855377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380088.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores how, through various steps and missteps, international norms governing refugees and asylum-seekers have evolved in response to events and crises of the 20th century. The two ... More


The Campaign for the Lines of Communication

Charles R. Shrader

in A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

In Chapter 11, the author describes the third logistical campaign of the First Indochina War, which encompassed the battles for control of the lines of communication, particularly in Tonkin (fall ... More


Election Commission and Poll Surveys 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0090
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

On 21 January 1998, the Chief Election Commissioner Dr M.S. Gill issued guidelines to ensure that no opinion poll is published during the election period and no exit poll is published till the ... More


Palomino: Clinton Jencks and Mexican-American Unionism in the American Southwest

James J. Lorence and Donna Lorence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037559
eISBN:
9780252094804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037559.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book presents the first comprehensive biography of progressive labor organizer, peace worker, and economist Clinton Jencks (1918–2005). A key figure in the radical International Union of Mine, ... More


“Who is a Refugee?”: from “victors’ justice” to anti-communism

Gerard Daniel Cohen

in In War's Wake: Europe's Displaced Persons in the Postwar Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195399684
eISBN:
9780199918423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399684.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter discusses the screening operations conducted in the DP camps by Allied armies, UNRRA personnel and IRO staff members. A key challenge for the Western Allies was the identification of ... More


Displaced Persons in the “Human Rights Revolution”

Gerard Daniel Cohen

in In War's Wake: Europe's Displaced Persons in the Postwar Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195399684
eISBN:
9780199918423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399684.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The “last million” of European DPs left a strong imprint on human rights law. The enduring spectacle of refugees in occupied Germany placed the question of statelessness at the center of ... More


Passing the Test: Combat in Korea, April-June 1951

William T. Bowers and John T. Greenwood (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134529
eISBN:
9780813135991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134529.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

For U.S. and UN soldiers fighting the Korean War, the spring of 1951 was brutal. The troops faced a tough and determined foe under challenging conditions. The Chinese Spring Offensive of 1951 ... More


1951

Willem J.M. Levelt

in A History of Psycholinguistics: The Pre-Chomskyan Era

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653669
eISBN:
9780191742040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653669.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Psycholinguistics is a discipline that was said to have emerged in 1951, which was also the time when three notable events occurred. This chapter discusses these three landmark events that greatly ... More


From Cancun to Paris: The Coming of Age of a Policy Field

Sarah Louise Nash

in Negotiating Migration in the Context of Climate Change: International Policy and Discourse

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529201260
eISBN:
9781529201307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201260.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter provides an overview and detailed analysis of the central episodes of policy making on migration and climate change between 2010 and 2015. The first of these episodes is the 16th ... More


Complementary Protection in International Refugee Law

Jane McAdam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199203062
eISBN:
9780191724169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203062.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book considers the legal obligations countries have to people who do not meet the legal definition of a ‘refugee’, but who have been forcibly displaced from their homes. This is known as ... More


International Refugee Law and the Protection of Stateless Persons

Michelle Foster and Hélène Lambert

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198796015
eISBN:
9780191837197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796015.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book addresses a critical gap in existing scholarship by examining statelessness through the prism of international refugee law, in particular by examining the extent to which the 1951 Refugee ... More


From Crisis to Crisis: The Truman Administration and the Fed

Robert P. Bremner

in Chairman of the Fed: William McChesney Martin Jr., and the Creation of the Modern American Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300105087
eISBN:
9780300127799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300105087.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

In January 1949, William McChesney Martin Jr. was named assistant secretary of the Treasury Department for International Affairs. The Treasury was headed by John Snyder, who was viewed as a crony of ... More


The Citadel of Home Rule: The Liberal Arts’ Failed War Against Commercialism (1936-1951)

Kurt Edward Kemper

in Before March Madness: The Wars for the Soul of College Basketball

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043260
eISBN:
9780252052149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043260.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

A vocal critic of commercialized athletics within the NCAA was small liberal arts colleges. The liberal arts athletic model, in contrast, believed that competitive athletics bred a distinctive ... More


Glory Days

Alan Sullivan and Joe Cox

in Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813147031
eISBN:
9780813154640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147031.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Claude covered the most successful UK football teams ever, culminating in Bryant’s 1951 Sugar Bowl win. He also covered Rupp’s 1951 NCAA Championship squad. During these years, Claude built abiding ... More


Promotional welfare, 1948–63

Jameel Hampton

in Disability and the Welfare State in Britain: Changes in Perception and Policy 1948-79

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447316428
eISBN:
9781447316442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316428.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines the limited attempts to improve the welfare of disabled people from the National Assistance Act 1948, the final piece of the welfare state settlement, to the end of thirteen ... More


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