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An Introduction to International Refugee Law

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Edited by: M. Rafiqul Islam, Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan

ISBN13: 9789004226159
Published: April 2013
Publisher: Brill Nijhoff
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £147.00



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The book is designed to provide an overview of the development, meaning, and nature of international refugee law. The jurisprudence on the status of refugees, loss and denial of the refugees status, non-refoulement, asylum, problems and challenges of refugee protection, the law of return and the right of return, critical refugees and immigration law, and the role of international organizations in protection of refugees is revisited in the context of contemporary realities.

The relationship between armed conflict, climate change, and human right violations induced refugees and the existing international refugee regime emerging will be succinctly highlighted and analysed in the book.

This lucidly written and timely book will be immensely helpful to anyone grappling with the demonstrated inadequacies of international refugee law in real life situations today and desirous of the reorientation of its meaning and scope to cater for the changing needs and shared expectation of the international community in the 21st century.

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Subjects:
Public International Law, Immigration, Asylum, Refugee and Nationality Law
Contents:
Preface
Dedication
About Editors
List of Contributors
International Legal Protection for Refugees: Articulating Challenges and Options
Chapter One: The Origin and Evolution of International Refugee Law M Rafiqul Islam
Chapter Two: Determination of the Status of Refugees: Analysis and Application Md Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan
Chapter Three: Loss and Denial of Refugee Status Vanessa Bettinson
Chapter Four: Protection of Refugees through the Principle of Non-Refoulement Md Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan
Chapter Five: The Concept of Asylum in International Law Rebecca M. M. Wallace and Fraser A. W. Janeczko
Chapter Six: Armed Conflicts and Protection of Refugees V. Seshaiah Shasthri
Chapter Seven: Protection and International Cooperation in the International Refugee Regime Natalia Szablewska and Md Saiful Karim
Chapter Eight: Climate Refugees and International Refugee Law M Rafiqul Islam
Chapter Nine: The Role of International Organisations in the Protection of Refugees V. Seshaiah Shasthri
Chapter Ten: The United Nations Security Council and Refugee Flows as ‘Threats to the Peace Gary Wilson
Chapter Eleven: The Law of Return and the Right of Return Howard Adelman
Chapter Twelve: Asylum, Refugee and Immigration Law Studies: A Critical Supplement Thanos Zartaloudis
Chapter Thirteen: Human Rights of Refugees Archana Parashar
Chapter Fourteen: The Protection of Women Refugees under the International Refugee Convention Avinash Govindjee and Elijah Adewale Taiwo
Chapter Fifteen: The Normative Framework for Children’s Rights in Refugee Situations Thoko Kaime
Index.