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International Recognition of Refugees

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:
10.1093/0199246912.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Beginning with the establishment by the League of Nations of the first High Commissioner for Refugees in 1921, the scope and functions of assistance programmes for refugees gradually expanded, as ... More


Refugee community organisations and dispersal: Networks, resources and social capital

David Griffiths

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346346
eISBN:
9781447303152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346346.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book is distinctive in combining theoretical discussion on the role of networks, resources, and social capital with fieldwork evidence and interviews with members of Refugee Community ... More


‘Protests Butter No Parsnips’: Lord Beveridge and the Rescue of Refugee Academics from Europe, 1933–1938

David Zimmerman

in In Defence of Learning: The Plight, Persecution, and Placement of Academic Refugees, 1933-1980s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264812
eISBN:
9780191754029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264812.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines in detail the central role of Lord Beveridge in establishing the Academic Assistance Council, in a context of economic depression, social and political turmoil, and pervasive ... More


Refugee community organisations in London: consolidation and competition

David Griffiths, Nando Sigona, and Roger Zetter

in Refugee community organisations and dispersal: Networks, resources and social capital

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346346
eISBN:
9781447303152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346346.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter presents an outline of the methodological underpinnings of the fieldwork, and is focused on the position of RCOs in London. It examines the effects of dispersal on RCOs in the regions ... 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


“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


Care and Maintenance: The New Face of International Humanitarianism

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/9780195399684.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter shows how the DP episode transformed the ideology and practice of modern humanitarianism. Prior to 1945, the alleviation of human suffering was the responsibility of private charitable ... More


Surplus Manpower, Surplus Population

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/9780195399684.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter shows how the DP experience crucially shaped the system of international migration after the Second World War. Supervised by the IRO between 1947 and 1951, the “resettlement” of displaced ... More


Extraterritorial Jews: Humanitarianism, Philosemitism, and the Advent of Jewish Statehood

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/9780195399684.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter analyzes the place of Holocaust survivors and Jewish displaced persons within the postwar refugee regime. Recognized as a stateless and extraterritorial community, Jewish DPs nationalized ... More


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

Gerard Daniel Cohen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195399684
eISBN:
9780199918423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399684.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The end of the Second World War in Europe gave way to a gigantic refugee crisis. Thoroughly prepared by Allied military planners, the swift repatriation of millions of former forced laborers, ... 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


Refugee community organisations: paradigms and perspectives

David Griffiths, Nando Sigona, and Roger Zetter

in Refugee community organisations and dispersal: Networks, resources and social capital

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346346
eISBN:
9781447303152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346346.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter reviews the theoretical questions that inform the analysis of refugee community organisations. The areas it covers include the literature on migrant organisations, the relevant research ... More


Conclusions

David Griffiths, Nando Sigona, and Roger Zetter

in Refugee community organisations and dispersal: Networks, resources and social capital

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346346
eISBN:
9781447303152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346346.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter addresses the themes that are raised in the fieldwork chapters and views them from a more theoretical perspective. It focuses mostly on the institutional constraints and opportunities ... More


Introduction

David Griffiths, Nando Sigona, and Roger Zetter

in Refugee community organisations and dispersal: Networks, resources and social capital

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346346
eISBN:
9781447303152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346346.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter addresses the broader institutional and policy context that is affecting the development of refugee community organisations. It presents a summary of the theoretical questions, which are ... More


Violence against Latina Immigrants and Immigration Law

Roberta Villalón

in Violence Against Latina Immigrants: Citizenship, Inequality, and Community

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814788233
eISBN:
9780814788424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814788233.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter presents a model case of violence against immigrant women and the legal remedies currently available under VAWA and VTVPA, revealing the complexities beneath abusive relationships, ... More


Nuclear Physicists at the Crossroads

Roger H. Stuewer

in The Age of Innocence: Nuclear Physics between the First and Second World Wars

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827870
eISBN:
9780191866586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827870.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

The Nazi Civil Service Law of April 7, 1933, prompted the establishment of refugee organizations to cope with the greatest intellectual migration in history, a difficult task in the Great Depression. ... More


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