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The UNHCR at 50: State Pressures and Institutional Autonomy

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:
10.1093/0199246912.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

For the past half century the UNHCR has been central to the international debates about human rights, conflict resolution, sovereignty, intervention and preventative action, and the role of ... More


What Visibility Conceals: Re-embedding Refugee Migration from Iraq

Géraldine Chatelard

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264591
eISBN:
9780191734397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264591.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Since the Anglo-American invasion and the fall of the Ba’athist regime in 2003, Iraq has been through profound changes. New and heightened levels of human security have led to large numbers of ... More


Beggars or Refugees?

Janet Y. Chen

in Guilty of Indigence: The Urban Poor in China, 1900-1953

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152103
eISBN:
9781400839988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152103.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter follows the fortunes of occupied Beijing and the “solitary island” of Shanghai, against the backdrop of a broader national crisis. Here, the outbreak of World War II in China in July ... More


Crisis! What Crisis?: Refugee Rumours and Scares, October 1945–January 1946

Matthew Frank

in Expelling the Germans: British Opinion and Post-1945 Population Transfer in Context

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233649
eISBN:
9780191716294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233649.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter is concerned with the limits of the public rather than the official response to the refugee crisis. It picks up thematically and chronologically where Chapter 4 leaves off with the ... More


Challenging U.S. Silence: International NGOs and the Iraqi Refugee Crisis

Samuel Martínez

in International Migration and Human Rights: The Global Repercussions of U.S. Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520258211
eISBN:
9780520942578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258211.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter outlines humanitarian and human rights consequences of the United States's (U.S.) invasion and occupation of Iraq. It contextualizes the displacement crisis by tracing how U.S. foreign ... More


International War Supervenes: March 1998–June 1999

The Independent International Commission on Kosovo

in The Kosovo Report: Conflict, International Response, Lessons Learned

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243099
eISBN:
9780191599538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243093.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Discusses the aims and the conduct of the NATO bombing campaign against the Yugoslavia; the refugee crisis and civilian casualties of the campaign; and the diplomatic events leading to the final ... More


Introduction

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0028
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the refugee crisis that occurred in the mid-seventeenth century, when a huge wave of Jewish refugees and forced migrants from eastern Europe spread ... More


Managing and Manufacturing Crisis

Adam B. Cox and Cristina M. Rodríguez

in The President and Immigration Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190694364
eISBN:
9780197520680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694364.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter traces the origins of American refugee policy. Twentieth-century refugee policy provides a powerful example of how presidents have played a leading role in determining which noncitizens ... More


Conclusion

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0027
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This concluding chapter assesses whether the fate of the Polish Jewish refugees in each of the three major arenas in which they found themselves was really a single, interconnected refugee crisis or ... More


Conclusion

Marion Kaplan

in Hitler's Jewish Refugees: Hope and Anxiety in Portugal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300244250
eISBN:
9780300249507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300244250.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter explains that Jewish refugees' daily lives and feelings, their objective escapes and subjective fears, are part and parcel of the Holocaust and can expand one's sense of its ... More


The Refugee Crisis of 1980: Forging the Detention Tool

Carl Lindskoog

in Detain and Punish: Haitian Refugees and the Rise of the World's Largest Immigration Detention System

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400400
eISBN:
9781683400660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400400.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 examines the Caribbean refugee crisis of 1980 and the government’s response. After more than one hundred thousand Cubans and tens of thousands of Haitians arrived on American shores in a ... More


‘Serious concern’: the Manchester Quakers and refugees, 1938–1940

Bill Williams

in Jews and Other Foreigners: Manchester and the Rescue of the Victims of European Fascism, 1933-40

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085499
eISBN:
9781781703311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085499.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

In the face of an increasing number of refugees reaching Manchester, the Quaker ISC could not justify any more than the Jewish community, what was at best a haphazard response to their needs. On 20 ... More


No Refuge: Ethics and the Global Refugee Crisis

Serena Parekh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197507995
eISBN:
9780197508022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507995.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book confronts the ethical dimension of the global refugee crisis. When most people think of the global refugee crisis, they think of Syrians crossing the Mediterranean in flimsy boats into ... More


Ethnic Conflict and Nonreturn

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/9780231153362.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This final chapter explores the refugee crises in Iraq and Georgia. The invasion of Iraq led to the displacement of almost five million Iraqis—2.2 million refugees and the rest internally displaced ... More


The U.S. Deportation of “Chinese Refugees from Mexico,” Early 1930s

Julia María Schiavone Camacho

in Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835401
eISBN:
9781469601786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882597_schiavone_camacho.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Following their expulsion from Mexico, several thousand Chinese and Chinese Mexican families entered the United States as illegal immigrants in the early 1930s. This chapter discusses the refugee ... More


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

Elazar Barkan and Howard Adelman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153362
eISBN:
9780231526906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153362.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Refugee displacement is a global phenomenon that has uprooted millions of individuals over the past century. In the 1980s, repatriation became the preferred option for resolving the refugee crisis. ... More


The Intolerable Death of Alan Kurdi

Ala Sirriyeh

in The Politics of Compassion: Immigration and Asylum Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781529200423
eISBN:
9781529200447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200423.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the role of compassion in the phenomenon of witness bearing by telling the tragic story of Alan Kurdi, a three-year-old Syrian boy who drowned on September 2, 2015, along with ... More


Two tales of my dying neighbours

Sam Haddow

in Precarious Spectatorship: Theatre and Image in an Age of Emergencies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526138415
eISBN:
9781526150448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138422.00008
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter explores the so-called ‘refugee crisis’ of 2015 and beyond, in a discussion of the relationship between the spectator and the ‘other’. Drawing on two theatrical case studies - Vanishing ... More


Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Adam Teller

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

A refugee crisis of huge proportions erupted as a result of the mid-seventeenth-century wars in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. Tens of thousands of Jews fled their homes, or were captured and ... More


Introduction

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter provides an overview of the Polish–Lithuanian Jews' flight westward after 1648. Three major issues underlie the discussion as a whole. First is the nature of Jewish solidarity in those ... More


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