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UNHCR's parallel universe : marking the contours of a problem : inaugural lecture / delivered on the appointment to the chair of International Refugee Law at the Amsterdam Law School of the University of Amsterdam on Friday, 23 April 2010 by Marjoleine Zieck. [electronic resource]

Author/Creator:
Zieck, Marjoleine, author.
Publication:
Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (29 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
Series:
VOR Rechtsgeleerdheid, 363
Inaugural lecture ; 363
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Subjects:
Refugees -- Services for.
Refugees -- International cooperation.
Refugees -- Government policy.
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
Language:
English
Summary:
The universal international refugee law regime that was created in the wake of the Second World War - consisting of the 1951 Convention and the 1967 Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees, and the Statute of UNHCR - has in the course of time been changed, gradually but inexorably. The regime that is currently in place has consequently lost its original structure and consistency. In particular, it is no longer a normative continuum, and as a result, the international protection of refugees is no longer secure but dependent on contingencies. The changes in the regime exclusively concern the
Contents:
Front matter
Facts that Make one Wonder
Historical Background of the Contemporary International Refugee Law Regime
The Contemporary Regime in Conceptual Terms
Refugee Definitions
Definitions Drifting Apart: Extensions of UNHCR's Mandate Ratione Personae
UNHCR and the IRO, Two of a Kind
Meaning of the Expanded Definition
Opposability
UNHCR's Parallel Universe
Marking the Contours of a Problem
Acknowledgements
Notes
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Feb 2021).
ISBN:
1-283-05035-8
9786613050359
90-485-1332-4
OCLC:
710975172
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9789048513321 doi