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- DescriptionThis book provides an empirical analysis rather than a theoretical framework of refugee situations during the Cold War. It focuses on potential refugee-producing situations with a view to prevent occurances where refugees are exploited as a weapon in political strife. In order to forestall the violation of individual rights, the book proposes measures to prevent refugee situations from arising, however, t to prevent persecuted individuals from seeking protection. This second edition shows in its revised parts that the proposals for prevention, including on mediation, early warning, and information-sharing are all being implemented. Developments since the publication of the first edition have entirely changed the international political climate. Prevention has moved to the top of the agenda of the United Nations and individual states alike. Progress achieved in the area of human rights and political climate. Prevention has moved to the top of the agenda of the United Nations and indivivual states alike. Progress achieved in the area of human rights and development, humanitarian assistance and intervention, peacekeeping and peacemaking offer new possibilities and challenges for prevention and peace. The international community should move forcefully w while almost global cooperation is possible to institutionalize new prevention and intervention approaches to save lives and to prevent future abuses of human rights and forced population displacement. The Cold War may have finished but war, internal and crossborder, is still alive.
- Author BiographyThe Author: Luise Drueke, born in Germany, received her degrees in political sciences, philology, management and economics from the universities of Paris, Hannover und Saint Louis (USA). She studied French at the Sorbonne and European Community institutions and affaires at the European Institute of Nice University. While posted in Chile, she studied international law. After fifteen years of refugee work worldwide she went to Harvard University where she received a M.A. in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government in 1987. She received her doctoral degree in political science from the University of Hannover in 1989. Her publications include articles on refugee causes, return and prevention and asylum in Europe.
- Author(s)Luise Druke
- PublisherPeter Lang GmbH
- Date of Publication01/07/1993
- SubjectSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Series TitleEuropean University Studies
- Series Part/Volume Numberv. 150
- Place of PublicationFrankfurt am Main
- Country of PublicationGermany
- First Published1993
- ImprintPeter Lang GmbH
- Content Notetab. and fig., 3 folding maps
- Weight370 g
- Width148 mm
- Height210 mm
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
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