Conceptualization and its Consequences
Routledge – 2005 – 190 pages
Series: Global Institutions
This new volume traces the normative, legal, institutional, and political responses to the challenges of assisting and protecting internally displaced persons (IDPs).
The crisis of IDPs was first confronted in the 1980s, and the problems of those suffering from this type of forced migration has grown continually since then. Drawing on official and confidential documents as well as interviews with leading personalities, Internal Displacement provides an unparalleled analysis of this important issue and includes:
Internal Displacement will appeal to students and scholars with interests in war and peace, forced migration, human rights and global governance.
Introduction 1. Putting the Issue on the Map 2. Shaping the Mandate in the Early Years, 1992-1993 3. Creating the Project on Internal Displacement and Improving the Knowledge Base and Awareness, 1993-1998 4. Giving Birth to the Guiding Principles, 1993-1998 5. Laying Institutional Foundations, 1993-1998 6. Evolution of the Concept and Project, 1999-2005 7. Evolution of the Law and Institutions, 1999-2005 8. Whither and Whether, Inside-Outsiders or Outside-Insiders?