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The New Cold War and the UNHCR Under Poul Hartling

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:
10.1093/0199246912.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During the 1980s the global refugee population expanded rapidly as a result of regional conflicts and refugee crises in Indochina, Afghanistan, Central America, Horn of Africa, and southern Africa. ... More


The UNHCR's ‘New Look’, Financial Crisis, and Collapse of Morale Under Jean‐Pierre Hocke and Thorvald Stoltenberg

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:
10.1093/0199246912.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

To relieve the costs that long‐term care for protracted refugee populations imposed, donor governments began in the mid‐1980s to promote alternative approaches to the refugee problem, particularly ... More


Introduction

Thomas J. Christensen

in Worse Than a Monolith: Alliance Politics and Problems of Coercive Diplomacy in Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142609
eISBN:
9781400838813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142609.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines the alliance dynamics of Cold War East Asia during the period 1949–1969, arguing that disunity, lack of coordination, and intra-alliance rivalry increased both the chance that ... More


Worse Than a Monolith: Alliance Politics and Problems of Coercive Diplomacy in Asia

Thomas J. Christensen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142609
eISBN:
9781400838813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142609.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In brute-force struggles for survival, such as the two world wars, disorganization and divisions within an enemy alliance are to one's own advantage. However, most international security politics ... More


War and Conflict

Susan C. Mapp

in Human Rights and Social Justice in a Global Perspective: An Introduction to International Social Work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195313451
eISBN:
9780199893423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313451.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter discusses the impact of violence and conflict. The impact of a regional conflict is felt worldwide in our globalized world. Social workers in the United States work with refugees and ... More


Induced Devolution in Interwar Europe

Erin K. Jenne

in Nested Security: Lessons in Conflict Management from the League of Nations and the European Union

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453908
eISBN:
9781501701276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453908.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the variable success of League interventions using induced devolution in three mediated intra-state conflicts in interwar Europe—the Åland Islands, Memel, and Danzig. In ... More


War and order in the regional system

Raymond Hinnebusch

in The International Politics of the Middle East

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053450
eISBN:
9781781700204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053450.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines wars, attempts to create regional order, and how these have impacted on the structure of the Middle East regional system, which, in turn, has reshaped the states that make it ... More


Russia, China, and Contemporary International Conflicts: Ukraine and Syria

Paul J. Bolt and Sharyl N. Cross

in China, Russia, and Twenty-First Century Global Geopolitics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198719519
eISBN:
9780191788611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719519.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 examines Russian and Chinese responses to the two major contemporary regional conflicts in Eurasia and the Middle East that are reshaping the international security environment and ... More


Darfur, Sudan

Andrew S. Natsios and Zachary Scott

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter provides a historical overview of Darfur, and discusses the origins of the conflicts that gripped the region from the 1980s to the present day. Particular attention is paid to the role ... More


The Economics of Conflict: Theory and Empirical Evidence

Karl Wärneryd (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026895
eISBN:
9780262321976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026895.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Modern economics has largely ignored the issue of outright conflict as an alternative way of allocating goods, assuming instead the existence of well-defined property rights enforced by an undefined ... More


Bioarchaeological Signatures of Strife in Terminal Pueblo III Settlements in the Northern San Juan

Kristin A. Kuckelman

in The Bioarchaeology of Violence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041506
eISBN:
9780813043876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041506.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The consequence of small-scale conflict that moves beyond inter-village or inter-tribal violence and involves an entire region is the focus of this chapter by Kristin A. Kuckelman. The intent of the ... More


Conclusion

Mehran Kamrava

in The Great Game in West Asia: Iran, Turkey and the South Caucasus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190673604
eISBN:
9780190872618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673604.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As middle powers with regional aspirations, Iran and Turkey see the South Caucasus region as an ideal arena for expanding their reach and influence. As post-sanctions Iran finds greater space for ... More


Helping Adolescents Succeed: Assuring a Meaningful Right to Counsel

Carlos J. Martinez

in A New Juvenile Justice System: Total Reform for a Broken System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479898800
eISBN:
9781479800308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898800.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter argues for a robust, well-supported, highly trained public defender as critical to the successful youth rehabilitation. Indeed, defense counsel plays a critical role in ensuring that ... More


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