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Consistency in Refugee Decision-Making: A Judicial Perspective

Hugo Storey.

in Refugee Survey Quarterly

December 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Refugee Studies; Human Rights and Immigration; International Relations; Human Geography; Aid and Relief Programmes. 6631 words.

This article examines the extent to which progress has been made towards achieving greater consistency in refugee law decision-making. It is pointed out that consistency is not necessarily...

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The Complexity of Determining Refugeehood: A Multidisciplinary Analysis of the Decision‐making Process of the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Board

Cécile Rousseau, François Crépeau, Patricia Foxen and France Houle.

in Journal of Refugee Studies

March 2002; p ublished online March 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 0 words.

Refugee determination is one of the most complex adjudication functions in industrialized societies. In Canada, despite a relatively broad recognition rate and a teleological interpretation...

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Decision Making and Adjustment among Soviet-Jewish ÉmigrÉs in a Middle-sized Urban Area

ROBERT C. WILLIAMSON.

in Journal of Refugee Studies

December 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 0 words.

Since the 1970s Soviet-Jewish refugees have increasingly chosen the US over Israel. Most of the earlier migrants settled in large cities, where the émigrés and the Jewish community both...

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The International Criminal Court

Jason Ralph.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Responsibility to Protect

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; International Relations; Law and Politics. 8023 words.

The responsibility to protect and the International Criminal Court share a recent history and a similar normative structure. The responsibilities to protect and prosecute reside first and...

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Brazil and the International Refugee Organization (1946–1952)

José H. Fischel de Andrade.

in Refugee Survey Quarterly

March 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 11759 words.

The article deals with Brazilian participation, as a non-Member State, in the activities of the International Refugee Organization including its Preparatory Commission. The author examines...

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Information and Repatriation: The Case of Mozambican Refugees in Malawi

KHALID KOSER.

in Journal of Refugee Studies

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 0 words.

The way that refugees perceive conditions at home has been demonstrated to be of central importance in the repatriation decision. In this context, this article examines how refugees in...

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Guatemalan Returnees and the Dilemma of Political Mobilization

ROMAN KRZNARIC.

in Journal of Refugee Studies

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 0 words.

The paper examines political conflict within communities of Guatemalan returnees. It challenges assumptions regarding the cohesion and homogeneity of such communities. An analysis of...

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Forced Up or Down? The Impact of Forced Migration on Social Status

Isabel Ruiz, Melissa Siegel and Carlos Vargas-Silva.

in Journal of Refugee Studies

June 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 7316 words.

Using a dataset on Burundian refugee returnees, this article explores returnees’ perceptions of the overall impact of migration on their community and household level social status....

Status Determination of Indochinese Boat Arrivals: A ‘Balancing Act’ in Australia

Claire Higgins.

in Journal of Refugee Studies

March 2017; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 7069 words.

This article examines the assessment of Indochinese refugees through Australia’s first formal refugee status determination procedure between 1978 and 1983. Drawing from a unique set of UN...

Measuring the Potential for Mass Displacement in Menacing Contexts

Jeff Collmann, Jane Blake, David Bridgeland, Lara Kinne, Nili Sarit Yossinger, Robin Dillon, Susan Martin and Kai Zou.

in Journal of Refugee Studies

September 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 7983 words.

A menacing context has emerged when a dread threat persists and requires a community to reorganize its life to help mitigate consequences of threat. This article explores how menacing...

‘If I Stay Here There is Nothing Yet If I Return I do not Know Whether I will be Safe’: West Papuan Refugee Responses to Papua New Guinea Asylum Policy 1998–2003

Diana Glazebrook.

in Journal of Refugee Studies

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 0 words.

This article examines the responses of West Papuan refugees from Indonesian Irian Jaya to an asylum policy developed by the PNG government and UNHCR and implemented from 1997. The policy...

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Building Consensus within UNHCR’s Executive Committee: Global Refugee Norms in the Making

Marion Fresia.

in Journal of Refugee Studies

December 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 8791 words.

UNHCR’s Executive Committee is the only specialized multilateral forum which contributes to the development of international guidance on refugee protection. Based on observation of the...

Illegal Refugees: Competing Policy Ideas and the Rise of the Regime of Deterrence in American Asylum Politics

Rebecca Hamlin.

in Refugee Survey Quarterly

June 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 9769 words.

Many authors have commented on the increasing resistance of Western States to accepting large numbers of asylum seekers. However, the literature lacks a coherent theory about the specific...

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Life Skills Training as an Effective Intervention Strategy to Reduce Stress among Tibetan Refugee Adolescents

Tsering Yankey and Urmi Nanda Biswas.

in Journal of Refugee Studies

December 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 8372 words.

Today, the increasing complexity of life in a time of socio-cultural and economic transition has led to the emergence of various problems, such that literacy and numerical skills alone will...

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Factors Influencing Contraception Awareness and Use: The Experiences of Young African Australian mothers

Mimmie Claudine Ngum Chi Watts, Celia McMichael and Pranee Liamputtong.

in Journal of Refugee Studies

September 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 7391 words.

The aim of this study was to examine contraception awareness and use among African Australian women in Melbourne, Australia, who have experienced teenage pregnancy, and to explore the...

Back Home? Refugees' Experiences of their First Visit back to their Country of Origin

HELEN MUGGERIDGE and GIORGIA DONÁ.

in Journal of Refugee Studies

December 2006; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 8849 words.

This paper argues that the first visit ‘back home’ is important for refugees because it acts as a catalyst for renewed engagements with host country and country of origin. The study shows...

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Giving an Account of Persecution: The Dynamic Formation of Asylum Narratives

Eeva Puumala, Riitta Ylikomi and Hanna-leena Ristimäki.

in Journal of Refugee Studies

June 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 7668 words.

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Asylum interviews are a central part of the refugee determination procedures where an asylum claimant’s right to receive international protection is...

Sixty Years of UNRWA: From Service Provision to Refugee Protection

Rami G. Khouri.

in Refugee Survey Quarterly

January 2009; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 6421 words.

The sixtieth consecutive year of UNRWA operations in 2009 is a moment to reflect on multiple dimensions of the organization, its beneficiaries, and the international political and...

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Transitioning Gender: Feminist Engagement with International Refugee Law and Policy 1950–2010

Alice Edwards.

in Refugee Survey Quarterly

March 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 12007 words.

This article traces the history of feminist engagement with international refugee law and policy through five periods from 1950 to the present. While gender is not explicit in the 1951...

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Everyday Injustices: Barriers to Access to Justice for Immigration Detainees in Canada

Stephanie J. Silverman and Petra Molnar.

in Refugee Survey Quarterly

March 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 9719 words.

The growing Canadian immigration detention system touches upon the lives of thousands of people daily. However, despite significant legal and normative problems, the Canadian detention...