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“Terror, Territory, and Deterritorialization: Landscapes of Terror and the Unmaking of State Power in the Mozambican ‘Civil’ War”
(Taylor and Francis, 2009)
During the Mozambican "civil" war, residents across large areas of the countryside were terrorized out of their villages by the South African-backed Mozambican rebel organization Renamo. Drawing on the deterritorialization ...
"Representing Refugees in the Life Cycle: A Social Age Analysis of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugee Annual Reports and Appeals 2000-2008"
(Oxford University Press, 2009)
This paper provides a longitudinal quantitative and qualitative analysis of textual and visual references to age in UNHCR's annual appeals and reports published from 1999 to 2008. In contrast to an assumed over-representation ...
"Bisexuals Need Not Apply: A Comparative Appraisal of Refugee Law and Policy in Canada, the United States, and Australia"
(Taylor and Francis, 2009)
This paper offers an analysis of refugee claims on grounds of bisexuality. After discussing the grounds on which sexual minorities may qualify for refugee status under international refugee law, the paper empirically ...
"Responding to the Asylum and Access Challenge: An Agenda for Comprehensive Engagement in Protracted Refugee Situations"
(The European Council on Refugees and Exiles, The United States Committee for Refugees, 2003)
“Sharing the Security Burden: Towards the Convergence of Refugee Protection and State Security”
(Oxford University, Refugee Studies Centre, 2000)
"Mr. Suresh and the Evil Twin"
(York University, Centre for Refugee Studies, 2002)
In Suresh v. Minister of Citizenship and Immigration and Ahani v. MCI, the Supreme Court of Canada declared that removing a refugee accused of terrorism to a country where he or she would face a substantial risk of torture ...
"Dancing Across Borders: Exotic Dancers, Trafficking and Immigration Policy"
This article analyzes a Canadian immigration program that authorizes issuance of temporary work visas to 'exotic dancers.' In response to public criticism that the government was thereby implicated in the transnational ...
"Rights Based Refuge, the Potential of the 1951 Convention and the Need for Authoritative Interpretation"
(Oxford University Press, 2004)
Non-refoulement is the central part of the protection of the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. It is true that Article 1, a definition, is the passport to Convention refugee status and the expectation of ...
"Legal Aspects of Conflict-Induced Migration by Women"
This paper surveys the international legal frameworks, including the many guidelines, handbooks, resolutions, toolkits, conclusions and manuals produced by various United Nations bodies, that confirm an awareness of the ...