The Refugee In International Law

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The Refugee in International Law

Millions of people are today forced to flee their homes as a result of conflict, systematic discrimination, or other forms of persecution. The core instruments on which they must rely to secure international protection are the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol. This book, the leading text in the field, examines key challenges to the Convention such as the status of refugees, applications for asylum, and the international and domestic standards of protection.

The situation of refugees is one of the most pressing and urgent problems facing the international community and refugee law has grown in recent years to a subject of global importance.

In this long-awaited third edition each chapter has been thoroughly revised and updated and every issue, old and new, has received fresh analysis. Features include: analysis of internally displaced persons; so-called preventive protection; access to refugees; safety of refugees and relief personnel; the situation of refugee women and children; a detailed examination of the role of the UNHCR and the Palestinian situation; and an assessment of the protection possibilities (or lack of them) in the European Convention on Human Rights.

Specifications of The Refugee in International Law

GENERAL
AuthorGuy Goodwin-Gill, Jane McAdam
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Edition3
ISBN-100199281300
ISBN-139780199281305
PublisherOxford University Press
Number Of Pages600
Publication Date2007-05-17
DIMENSIONS
Height6.1 inch.
Length9.4 inch.
Width2.1 inch.
Weight3 pounds.

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