Raftul cu initiativa Book Archive

Diplomacy

The Oxford Handbook of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies by E. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, G. Loescher, K. Long, N. Sigona (eds.)

By E. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, G. Loescher, K. Long, N. Sigona (eds.)

Refugee and compelled Migration reports has grown from being a priority of a comparatively small variety of students and coverage researchers within the Eighties to a world box of curiosity with hundreds of thousands of scholars world wide learning displacement both from conventional disciplinary views or as a middle portion of more recent programmes around the Humanities and Social and Political Sciences. at the present time the sector encompasses either rigorous educational study that can or won't eventually tell coverage and perform, in addition to action-research thinking about advocating in favour of refugees' wishes and rights.

This authoritative Handbook severely evaluates the start and improvement of Refugee and compelled Migration experiences, and analyses the major modern and destiny demanding situations confronted via teachers and practitioners operating with and for forcibly displaced populations world wide. The fifty two state of the art chapters, written by means of best lecturers, practitioners, and policymakers operating in universities, study centres, imagine tanks, NGOs and foreign corporations, supply a accomplished and state of the art review of the major highbrow, political, social and institutional demanding situations bobbing up from mass displacement on the earth at the present time. The chapters vividly illustrate the colourful and interesting debates that signify this swiftly increasing box of analysis and perform.

Show description

Read or Download The Oxford Handbook of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies PDF

Similar diplomacy books

Allies At War: America, Europe and the Crisis Over Iraq

An intensive research of the place U. S. /European kinfolk have long past wrong--and tips on how to set them correct ALLIES AT conflict is the 1st and such a lot entire evaluate of what went mistaken among the USA and Europe through the concern over Iraq and is predicated on huge interviews with policymakers within the usa and Europe.

Act Of Creation: The Founding Of The United Nations

In Act of production, Stephen C. Schlesinger tells a pivotal and little-known tale of the way Secretary of nation Edward Stettinius and the hot American President, Harry Truman, picked up the items of the faltering crusade initiated via Franklin Roosevelt to create a "United countries. " utilizing mystery brokers, monetary assets, and their unmatched place of strength, they overcame the intrigues of Stalin, the reservations of wartime allies like Winston Churchill, the discontent of smaller states, and a skeptical press corps to discovered the United international locations.

Securing Approval: Domestic Politics and Multilateral Authorization for War

One of the so much momentous judgements that leaders of a country are referred to as upon to make is whether to start up struggle. How their army will fare opposed to the opponent could be the first attention, yet no longer some distance in the back of are matters approximately household political reaction and the response of the foreign neighborhood.

Niche Diplomacy: Middle Powers after the Cold War

An exam of the character of center energy international relations within the post-Cold battle period. because the inflexible hierarchy of the bipolar period wanes, the capability skill of heart powers to open segmented niches opens up. This quantity exhibits the shape and scope of this niche-building diplomatic job from a backside up viewpoint to supply an alternative choice to the dominant apex-dominated photo in diplomacy.

Additional info for The Oxford Handbook of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies

Example text

From its origins in the late eighteenth century, humanitarianism has expanded today to protect more kinds of people affected by forced migration including those displaced by natural disasters. In their chapter, Volker Tü rk and Rebecca Dowd point to a number of critical gaps or shortcomings in the contemporary international refugee protection regime and propose a series of suggestions to states to fill these protection gaps. In particular, the chapter analyses the changes in the architecture for addressing internal displacement and ongoing debates on institutional mandates and responsibilities, and assesses the implementation and practice of these reforms.

Annual Review of Anthropology 24: 495–523. American Journal of International Law 76: 598–605. Journal of Refugee Studies 17(3): 301–18. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press. London: Hodder and Stoughton. Trenton: Africa World Press. <>. Cambridge: Polity. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul. Journal of Refugee Studies 4(1): 39–61. Important research on the impact of the early Cold War on international refugee policy was also undertaken by a group of historians based at the University of Lund in the mid- to late 1980s.

The world wars accelerated these processes exponentially and brought a ‘veritable avalanche of refugees’ extending later on to other continents (Marrus 2010). Although ‘smaller than in the late 1940s,’ the displacements certainly shocked contemporaries, especially in areas where refugees represented a large proportion of the population. Nevertheless, as noted by Jean-Pierre Poussou (2008: 56), reception conditions have hardly improved in the contemporary era.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.72 of 5 – based on 35 votes