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Published: 18 February 2015

192 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198717430

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Formalizing Displacement

International Law and Population Transfers

Umut Özsu

The History and Theory of International Law

  • Provides a detailed study into the 1922-34 exchange of minorities between Greece and Turkey, in which nearly two million people were forcibly relocated
  • Examines how the enforced mass movement of people was formalized through international law
  • Analyzes the role of the League of Nations and the Permanent Court of International Justice in the legitimation of population transfer
  • Investigates the Ottoman Empire's significance for the development of minority protection, population transfer, and humanitarian intervention

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