Refugee Repatriation : Justice, Responsibility and Redress.

Uses the tools of political, legal, moral and historical analysis to describe a 'just return' process for repatriating refugees.

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Author / Creator: Bradley, Megan.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of Acronyms
  • Introduction
  • The rise of return: political origins and practical implications of the focus on repatriation
  • Return in the early post-WWII years and during the Cold War
  • Increasing returns in the aftermath of the Cold War: rewards, risks and a changed regime
  • Theoretical implications of the focus on repatriation
  • Reparations: a new threshold for morality in international politics?
  • Structure and scope of analysis
  • Contested terms and concepts
  • Part I Foundations of state responsibility and just return
  • 1 Forced migration and the responsibilities of states
  • Responsibility in political theory
  • The responsibilities of states: legal views
  • Breaking the bond and the imperative of repair: theorising responsibility for forced migration
  • 2 The conditions of just return
  • Why worry about just return?
  • The foundations of just return: legal provisions on repatriation and their moral and political implications
  • The voluntary character of return
  • Return in 'conditions of safety and dignity'
  • At the heart of the matter: return and redress, return as redress
  • 3 The tools of repair
  • Competing conceptions of redress
  • Legal perspectives
  • Political and theoretical perspectives
  • From the long shadow of Versailles: the modern reparations movement
  • Refugees in the reparations movement: recent history of an emerging norm
  • Reparations for the refugees of Nazism
  • Redress for refugees in post-World War II treaties and resolutions: consolidation of the focus on return
  • The contribution and creation of national and international institutions
  • Innovations in the application of norms on redress for refugees
  • A norm in progress
  • Part II Historical experiences of return and redress
  • Introduction to Part II
  • 4 Return and redress in Guatemala.
  • Negotiating return, negotiating peace
  • The collective return movement
  • Realising return and redress
  • A partial remedy: Redressing land claims
  • Pursuing reconciliation and accountability: returnees' roles
  • A model return?
  • 5 Return and redress in Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Enabling and undermining return: the Dayton peace process
  • Implementing Annex 7: an overview
  • Redressing ethnic cleansing: diverse attempts, limited success
  • Returning property, resettling people
  • On trials: implications of tribunals and other reparations for return
  • Disconnects between return, redress and responsibility
  • 6 Return and redress in Mozambique
  • Ending war in Mozambique
  • An unlikely success? Return and the consolidation of peace
  • Unfinished business? Reparations, reconciliation and return
  • Restitution rights in post-war Mozambique: from customary approaches to legal reform
  • Looking beyond land
  • Just return and the responsibilities of a crippled state
  • 7 Analysis of case studies
  • Crafting redress for returnees: insights from Guatemala, Bosnia and Mozambique
  • Implications for theorising state responsibility and just return
  • Part III Beyond repair? Grappling with hard cases
  • Introduction to Part III
  • Characteristics of hard cases
  • Statelessness
  • Protracted displacement
  • Snapshots of hard cases
  • The exile of Lhotshampas from Bhutan
  • Bihari refugees in Bangladesh
  • Just return in hard cases
  • 8 Just return and the Palestinian refugees
  • Contested lands and terms
  • The 1948 exodus: origins and attribution of responsibility
  • Responsibility for the refugees
  • Resolving and redressing Palestinian displacement: frameworks and past efforts
  • International frameworks relevant to just return
  • Return and redress: persistent hurdles for the peace process.
  • The best we can do? Imagining just return in the Palestinian case
  • Looking beyond the right of return as restitution?
  • Allocating citizenship, interpreting self-determination and ending statelessness
  • Enabling return through redress
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Index.