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Conclusion

Agnès Hurwitz

in The Collective Responsibility of States to Protect Refugees

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199278381
eISBN:
9780191706998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278381.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. Two key questions were examined in this study. The first question dealt with the impact of safe third country practices on interstate ... More


Origins and Developments of Arrangements to Allocate Responsibility for the Protection of Refugees

Agnès Hurwitz

in The Collective Responsibility of States to Protect Refugees

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199278381
eISBN:
9780191706998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278381.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

This chapter recalls the historical background to the development of responsibility allocation and safe third country practices. It begins with an overview of the fundamental concepts and instruments ... More


International Supervision

Agnès Hurwitz

in The Collective Responsibility of States to Protect Refugees

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199278381
eISBN:
9780191706998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278381.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

Having highlighted the many protection challenges arising from the implementation of safe third country practices, and the limitations of EU judicial supervision, this chapter examines whether and ... 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


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


Climate Change, Forced Migration, and International Law

Jane McAdam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587087
eISBN:
9780191738494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587087.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Displacement caused by climate change is an area of growing concern. With current rises in sea levels and changes to the global climate, it is an issue of fundamental importance to the future of many ... 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


The Troublesome Intersections of Refugee Law and Criminal Law

Catherine Dauvergne

in The Borders of Punishment: Migration, Citizenship, and Social Exclusion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669394
eISBN:
9780191748752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669394.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the impact of the recent expansion of criminal law within refugee law. It suggests that misguided concern about the criminality of refugees has led to a much greater ambit for ... More


The Battle of the Refugees: Displaced Persons and the Making of the Cold-War West

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/9780195399684.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter examines the negotiations on displaced persons held in 1946 within various organs of the United Nations. Whereas the Soviet Union, Poland and Yugoslavia demanded the compulsory return of ... 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


The Human Rights of Migrants and Refugees in European Law

Cathryn Costello

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199644742
eISBN:
9780191741128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644742.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book examines key aspects of European Union (EU) law on immigration and asylum, where EU standards overlap with human rights protections and international refugee law. It focuses on questions of ... More


Community Interests in International Migration and Refugee Law

Tally Kritzman-Amir

in Community Interests Across International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198825210
eISBN:
9780191863844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825210.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter takes a closer look at some of the main components of international refugee law and some of the recent European practices in order to see how they resonate the notion of community ... More


Humanitarianism, refugees, human rights, and health

Susan Kneebone

in The Health of Refugees: Public Health Perspectives from Crisis to Settlement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198814733
eISBN:
9780191852459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814733.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In this chapter, the author explains the legal concepts of refugees and asylum seekers, the term ‘humanitarianism’, and the human rights principles that apply to them. The chapter then explores some ... More


Survival Migration

Alexander Betts

in Survival Migration: Failed Governance and the Crisis of Displacement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451065
eISBN:
9780801468964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451065.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the concept of survival migration. It aims to serve as both a conceptual category for highlighting the situation of people fleeing desperate situations that fall outside the ... More


Refugee Law in Crisis: Decolonizing the Architecture of Violence

Eddie Bruce-Jones

in Race, Criminal Justice, and Migration Control: Enforcing the Boundaries of Belonging

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198814887
eISBN:
9780191852596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814887.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter aims to critically interrogate foundational aspects of refugee law from a decolonial perspective. Considered within the context of contemporary debates on counterterrorism and border ... More


Displacement and the Protection of Civilians under International Law

Erin Mooney

in Protection of Civilians

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198729266
eISBN:
9780191796180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729266.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter situates the protection of displaced persons in the broader challenge of protection of civilians, considering the place that displacement occupies in the protection agenda of the ... More


Refugee Chains

Alison Kesby

in International Law's Objects

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198798200
eISBN:
9780191858642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798200.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter uses the object and concept of a chain to examine international refugee law which is shown to be a chain of shifting hue and state of repair. At certain points along its length its ... More


Institutional and International Developments

Anne Hammerstad

in The Rise and Decline of a Global Security Actor: UNHCR, Refugee Protection and Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199213085
eISBN:
9780191746673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213085.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter identifies factors that have influenced the direction in which UNHCR has expanded and developed over its sixty years’ history. Four sets of factors are described: First, UNHCR’s Statute, ... More


Rethinking Coercion for a World of Poverty and Transnational Migration

Diana Tietjens Meyers

in Poverty, Agency, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199975877
eISBN:
9780199396917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975877.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the significance of widespread nonfulfilment of economic human rights and severe poverty in the context of national economies with Large Deficits of Decent Work (LDDW economies, ... More


The Regional Law of Refugee Protection in Africa

Marina Sharpe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198826224
eISBN:
9780191865169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826224.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book analyses the legal framework for refugee protection in Africa, including both refugee and human rights law as well as treaty and institutional elements. The regime is addressed in two ... More


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