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Internally Displaced Persons

Khalid Koser

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/9780199600458.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

A chapter on internally displaced persons (IDPs) stands out from the other chapters in this volume in that it concerns internal rather than international migrants; and people who are therefore almost ... More


The Post‐Cold War Era and the UNHCR Under Sadako Ogata

Gil Loescher

in The UNHCR and World Politics: A Perilous Path

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246915
eISBN:
9780191599781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246912.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The 1990s ushered in a new era in which humanitarian issues played a historically unprecedented role in international politics. Refugee movements in northern Iraq, Somalia, former Yugoslavia, and ... More


Overarching Normative Principles

Jane Mcadam

in Climate Change, Forced Migration, and International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587087
eISBN:
9780191738494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587087.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter draws together the themes of Chapters 7 and 8 to consider the overarching normative principles of international cooperation, humanity, and dignity that should underpin State and ... More


International Bureaucracy and the Debasement of Mercy

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:
10.1093/0199250316.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Duplication of efforts is endemic in the humanitarian ‘new economy’ that has emerged over the past decade, and gaps are more prevalent than structure in international humanitarian action. Any future ... More


Addressing and Resolving Internal Displacement: Reflections on a Soft Law ‘Success Story’

Megan Bradley and Angela Sherwood (eds)

in Tracing the Roles of Soft Law in Human Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198791409
eISBN:
9780191833878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791409.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The global number of internally displaced persons is currently the highest since this group of people was first systematically recorded. The final chapter in this part of the volume shows how the ... More


Protecting Human Security in Africa

Ademola Abass (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199578986
eISBN:
9780191595202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578986.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This book discusses some of the most potent threats to human security in Africa. It deals especially with those threats to the security of African people which are least understood or explored. In ... More


Citizens and Denizens: Ethnicity, Homelands, and the Crisis of Displacement 1

Sanjib Baruah

in Durable Disorder: Understanding the Politics of Northeast India

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195690828
eISBN:
9780199081769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195690828.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In Meghalaya as well as in the states of Mizoram, Nagaland, and Arunachal Pradesh, non-tribals are considered denizens. This protective discrimination regime dates back to colonial times when policy ... More


Legal Frameworks for Protection

Miriam Bradley

in Protecting Civilians in War: The ICRC, UNHCR, and Their Limitations in Internal Armed Conflicts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198716389
eISBN:
9780191784958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716389.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the legal and normative frameworks employed by the ICRC and UNHCR, explaining how these frameworks shape their work. International humanitarian law is central to the identity, ... More


Implementing a Global Internally Displaced Persons Protection Regime

Phil Orchard

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/9780198712787.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The guiding principles on internal displacement are a critical document for the protection of some 28.8 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) worldwide. These non-binding principles have ... More


More Research and Fewer Experts: Global Governance and International Migration

Katy Long

in Bridging the Gaps: Linking Research to Public Debates and Policy Making on Migration and Integration

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198834557
eISBN:
9780191872655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834557.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

What role do research and researchers play in reforming the global governance of international migration? Whereas research has played a role in identifying and systematizing the weaknesses within ... More


Imaging from Internal Data

Habib Ammari, Elie Bretin, Josselin Garnier, Hyeonbae Kang, Hyundae Lee, and Abdul Wahab

in Mathematical Methods in Elasticity Imaging

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691165318
eISBN:
9781400866625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165318.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter introduces efficient methods for reconstructing both the shape and the elasticity parameters of an inclusion using internal displacement measurements. It first considers the inverse ... More


Social welfare services to protect elderly victims of war in Cyprus

Gregory Neocleous

in Social work in extremis: Lessons for social work internationally

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427182
eISBN:
9781447303558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427182.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In 1974, Turkey invaded Cyprus, turning thousands of people into refugees in their own country. The case of Cyprus demonstrates how extreme circumstances and the grassroots mobilisation of ‘affected ... More


Reflections

Ankur Datta

in On Uncertain Ground: Displaced Kashmiri Pandits in Jammu and Kashmir

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466771
eISBN:
9780199087372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466771.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

One of the challenges of studying the experience of internal displacement is that the internally displaced lack the avenues of recognition granted to refugees. The internally displaced are often at ... More


In search of emancipatory social work practice in contemporary Colombia: working with the despalzados in Bogota

Carmen Hinestroza and Vasilios Ioakimidis

in Social work in extremis: Lessons for social work internationally

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427182
eISBN:
9781447303558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427182.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In recent years, millions of Afro-Colombians, indigenous people and peasants in Colombia have been forced off their land and moved into urban areas where they face further oppression, violence and ... More


In Place, Out of Place: An Introduction to the Kashmiri Pandits

Ankur Datta

in On Uncertain Ground: Displaced Kashmiri Pandits in Jammu and Kashmir

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466771
eISBN:
9780199087372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466771.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Studies of forced migration involve a number of concerns—categories and definitions of forced migration, approaches to forced migrants from different disciplinary positions, and the history and ... More


On Uncertain Ground: Displaced Kashmiri Pandits in Jammu and Kashmir

Ankur Datta

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466771
eISBN:
9780199087372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466771.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Since 1989, Jammu and Kashmir has been affected by conflict between the Indian state and a movement demanding independence. This book explores the effect of that conflict on the Hindu Pandit minority ... More


Rights, Claims, and Community: Kashmiri Pandits and the Relief and Rehabilitation Programme

Ankur Datta

in On Uncertain Ground: Displaced Kashmiri Pandits in Jammu and Kashmir

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466771
eISBN:
9780199087372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466771.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In recent years there has been an interest among sociologists and anthropologists on humanitarianism. What sets the South Asian context apart is the prevalence of the state, especially in the case of ... More


Of Jus Post Bellum and Lex Pacificatoria: What’s in a Name?

Christine Bell

in Jus Post Bellum: Mapping the Normative Foundations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685899
eISBN:
9780191765841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685899.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses whether a jus post bellum regime operating across different types of conflict is possible and desirable, and if not, how we should best situate and respond to contemporary ... More


Forced Migration and Attitudes Towards Domestic Violence: Evidence from Turkey

Selim Gulesci

in Towards Gender Equity in Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198829591
eISBN:
9780191868115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829591.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the long-term effects of internal displacement caused by the Kurdish-Turkish conflict on women’s attitudes towards domestic violence. Using the Turkish Demographic and Health ... More


Implementation and World Politics: How International Norms Change Practice

Alexander Betts and Phil Orchard (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198712787
eISBN:
9780191781162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712787.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A significant amount of international relations scholarship examines the role of international norms in world politics. Existing work, though, focuses mainly on how these norms emerge and the process ... More


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