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

Arthur C. Helton

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

To prevent or mitigate refugee catastrophes, more effective international cooperation is needed in advance of crises. In this connection, new mechanisms are needed to marshal resources to promote the ... More


Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons

Richard Caplan

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories: Rule and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199263455
eISBN:
9780191602726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263450.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Examines the challenge of resettling refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) and evaluates efforts to reverse ethnic cleansing and re-establish communities of mixed ethnicity. The ... 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


The Global Expansion of the UNHCR Under Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan

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:
10.1093/0199246912.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During the 1970s under Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, the fourth High Commissioner, UNHCR embarked on new assistance programmes in a number of refugee and refugee‐like situations around the world. The ... More


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


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


The Protection of Victims in Situations of Great Adversity or Defencelessness – II

Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

in The Access of Individuals to International Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580958
eISBN:
9780191728785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580958.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The need to secure the individuals' access to justice in circumstances of adversity has further been asserted to the benefit of abandoned or ‘street’ children, members of peace communities and other ... More


Internally Displaced Population in Colombia: A Case Study on the Domestic Aspects of Indicators as Technologies of Global Governance

René Urueña

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers the roles played by the indicators of the circumstances and numbers of internally displaced persons in Colombia, which is an issue of great importance in the country, and is a ... More


Displaced Persons and War

Michael J. Toole

in War and Public Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311181
eISBN:
9780199865086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311181.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the impact of war on refugees and internally displaced persons. It discusses mortality rates, risk of groups, causes of deaths, and nutritional deficiencies among refugees and ... More


Introduction: Catastrophic Migrations

Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco

in Humanitarianism and Mass Migration: Confronting the World Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297128
eISBN:
9780520969629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297128.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

War and terror, demographic imbalances, unchecked climate change, and rampant criminality are the drivers of catastrophic migrations. In the first quarter of the twenty-first century, we witnessed ... More


African Union: Return and Resettlement: A Survey of Refugee Law and Policy in Africa

Andrew J. Novak

in Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.003.0028
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

The African refugee regime protects and provides for the nearly 3 million refugees on the African continent. Grounded in regional and international treaties, the protection of refugees in Africa is ... More


Forced Migrants: Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons

Michael J. Toole

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the social injustice experienced by refugees and internally displaced persons. There are approximately 25.4 million refugees and approximately 40.0 million internally displaced ... More


International Refugee Law: Protection for Individuals Fleeing Persecution and Armed Conflict

Jennifer Moore

in Humanitarian Law in Action within Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199856961
eISBN:
9780190260064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199856961.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines international refugee law and its role in giving protection to people fleeing persecution and armed conflict, with particular emphasis on the legal status of civil war refugees ... More


Forced Migrants: Refugees And Internally Displaced Persons

Michael Toole

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses social injustice in relation to forced migrants (refugees and internally displaced persons). It addresses the effects of social injustice on the health of refugees and ... More


Resettling Refugees from Asia

Howard Adelman and Elazar Barkan

in No Return, No Refuge: Rites and Rights in Minority Repatriation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153362
eISBN:
9780231526906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153362.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter reviews five cases of repatriation in Asia. The first was the repatriation of Vietnamese nationals after the previous decade of successful resettlement of the Indochinese refugees. The ... More


The Iraq War

Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel

in War and Public Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311181
eISBN:
9780199865086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311181.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes in depth the direct health consequences of the Iraq War as well as adverse effects on health services, damage to the infrastructure that supports health, refugees and ... More


War and Public Health

Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311181
eISBN:
9780199865086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311181.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book has two main purposes. The first is to provide a systemic survey of information on the direct and indirect consequences of war on public health and the roles that health professionals and ... More


Dissent Historicized

in Transforming Displaced Women in Sudan: Politics and the Body in a Squatter Settlement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226001999
eISBN:
9780226002019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226002019.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter places the situation of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in social and political context, investigating two incidents of resistance in which camp and shantytown residents were ... More


Responding to the public health crisis in Afghanistan

Peter Salama, Jennifer Leaning, and Annalies Borrel

in Terrorism and Public Health: A balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325256
eISBN:
9780199864409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325256.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes responding to the public health crisis in Afghanistan. It discusses background, children's health, women's health, food security and nutrition, and program strategies and ... More


The Roles of Health Professionals in Postconflict Situations

Susannah Sirkin, Susanna Facci Calì, and Mary Ellen Keough

in War and Public Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311181
eISBN:
9780199865086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311181.003.0025
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the roles of health professionals in postconflict situations.


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