International Refugee Law: A Reader / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- SAGE Publications
Focusing on the 1951 United Nations Convention on the Status of Refugees, this book is a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of international refugee law. Different chapters examine: the definition of a 'refugee'; the law of asylum; the role of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees; humanitarian assistance; gender issues and refugee children; laws governing state responsibility; internally displaced people; and the range of available solutions. With numerous case study examples, including a postscript on Kosovo, this Reader is the definitive source on laws, practices and issues in refugee matters.
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Table of Contents
PART ONE: WHO IS A REFUGEE?Early DefinitionsThe 1951 Convention DefinitionThe 1967 Protocol Removal of Temporal and Geographical LimitationsThe OAU Convention and the Cartagena DeclarationAsia AALCC PrincipalsStateless PersonsAre We All Refugees?PART TWO: ASYLUMHistoryThe Principal of Non-refoulement A Norm of Customary International LawThe Principal of Non-refoulement and State PracticeConcept of Temporary ProtectionThe Principal of Burden-sharingExtradition and Non-refoulementPART THREE: RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF REFUGEESLifeworld of RefugeesRights of RefugeesFuture of the Refugee Rights RegimeDuties of RefugeesPART FOUR: THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES (UNHCR)PredecessorsUNHCR Structure, Mandate and FunctionsUNHCR and NGOsRefugees and the Role of ICRCPART FIVE: CAUSES OF REFUGEE FLOWS AND THE LAW OF STATE RESPONSIBILITYThe Causes of Refugee FlowsThe Law of State ResponsibilityPART SIX: DURABLE SOLUTIONSResettlementLocal IntegrationVoluntary Repatriation The Most Desirable Solution?Voluntary Repatriation Legal FrameworkOrganised RepatriationSpontaneous RepatriationDurable Solutions and Refugee ChildrenPART SEVEN: INTERNATIONAL LAW AND INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONSRefugees and IDPs DistinguishedNeed for Separate InstrumentDefinitionLaw of Humanitarian AssistanceGuiding Principals on Internal DisplacementRole of UNHCRSafety ZonesPART EIGHT: LEGAL CONDITION OF REFUGEES IN INDIAThe Story of Partition RefugeesLegal FrameworkTibetan RefugeesRefugees from BangladeshSri Lankan Tamil RefugeesIndia and the 1951 ConventionIndia and the UNHCR