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Published: 02 November 2009

300 Pages

ISBN: 9780199278381

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The Collective Responsibility of States to Protect Refugees

Agnès Hurwitz

Oxford Monographs in International Law

  • Charts the development of international refugee law and policy, from the 1970's and up to the modern outsourcing of regional and offshore refugee schemes
  • Offers an up-to-date policy and case law analysis of safe third country practices under public international law
  • Critically analyses the mechanisms and arrangements devised by States to tackle secondary movements of refugees
  • Offers innovative solutions to the protection crisis by arguing for stronger international accountability mechanisms