1st Edition

Problems of Protection
The UNHCR, Refugees, and Human Rights

ISBN 9780415945745
Published April 30, 2003 by Routledge
360 Pages

USD $61.95

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Book Description

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.



Niklaus Steiner is Associate Director of the University Center for International Studies at University of North Carolina. Gil Loesher was professor of International Relations at Notre Dame and he is now at the Center for International Studies at Oxford University. He serves on the Editorial board of the Journal of Refugee Studies and the UNHCR's State of the World's Refugees. Mark Gibney is Belk Distinguished Professor of Humanities at University of North Carolina.


"A timely and comprehensive tour d'horizon of refugee policy and international organizations charged with refugee protection. The expert contributors combine theoretical perspicuity with detailed case studies on a wide range of important topics that will surely be of interest to scholars, policy-makers and NGOs." -- T. Alexander Aleinikoff, Professor of Law, Georgetown University
"A decade or more of politics and 'pragmatism' has severely undermined the legal and ethical foundations of refugee protection. In this stimulating volume, contributors with broad-ranging knowledge, experience and expertise, show how to re-align the priorities, and how to rebuild a credible protection and solutions regime, face to face with the new challenges and even in the aftermath of terror." -- Guy S. Goodwin-Gill, Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford