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Internal displacement
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74.94 (Source: bcl)
LCC: HV640 .W36 2006 (Source: dlc)
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Lccn: 2005036380
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The crisis of internally displaced persons (IDPs) was first confronted in the 1980s, and the problems of those suffering from this type of forced migration has grown continually since then. This volume traces the normative, legal, institutional, and political responses to the challenges of assisting and protecting IDPs. Drawing on official and confidential documents as well as interviews with leading personalities, Internal Displacement provides an unparalleled analysis of this important issue and includes: An exploration of the phenomenon of internal displacement and of policy research about it A review of efforts to increase awareness about the plight of IDPs and the development of a legal framework to protect them A 'behind-the-scenes' look at the creation and evolution of the mandate of the Representative of the Secretary-General on IDPs A variety of case studies illustrating the difficulties in overcoming the operational shortcomings within the UN system A foreword by former UN high commissioner for refugees, Sadako Ogata. Internal Displacement is written by two outstanding scholars and will appeal to students, scholars, and practitioners with interests in war and peace, forced migration, human rights and global governance.
Table Of Contents
Putting the issue on the map
Shaping the mandate in the early years, 1992-1993
Creating the project on internal displacement and improving the knowledge base and awareness, 1993-1998
Giving birth to the guiding principles, 1993-1998
Laying institutional foundations, 1993-1998
Evolution of the concept and project, 1999-2005
Evolution of the law and institutions, 1999-2005
Whither and whether, inside-outsiders or outside-insiders?
Authorized Access Point
Weiss, Thomas G. (Thomas George), 1946- Internal displacement
Authorized Access Point Variant
Korn, David A., 1930- Internal displacement