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Moral hostages: refugee co-operation and burden sharing during the Indochinese refugee crisis (1975-1996)

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Why were Southeast Asian states so successful in outsourcing the costs of refugee protection during the Indochinese refugee crisis (1975-1996)? By refusing to grant asylum unless other states guaranteed to resettle refugees, this dissertation argues that real and threatened mistreatment of refugees by the states of first asylum was decisive in explaining why other states agreed to resettle them.

Mistreatment of Indochinese refugees not only activated strategic concerns for the ...

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Christopher Eric Johnston Croke More by this author
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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