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A Right to Flee
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1. Introduction: a right to flee; 2. Structures, agency, and refugee protection; 3. Refugees and the emergence of international society; 4. The nineteenth century: a laissez-faire regime; 5. The interwar refugee regime and the failure of international cooperation; 6. American leadership and the emergence of the postwar regime; 7. The norm entrepreneurship of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees; 8. The non-entree regime; 9. Refugees and state cooperation in international society.

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This book examines the origins and evolution of refugee protection over the past four centuries.

About the Author

Phil Orchard is a Lecturer in International Relations and Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Queensland and a Research Associate with the Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. He holds a PhD from the University of British Columbia, and previously worked as the Assistant to the Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Internally Displaced Persons. His research focuses on international efforts to provide institutional and legal forms of protection to civilians and forced migrants, and his work has been published in Global Governance, International Affairs, and the Review of International Studies.

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'An outstanding contribution to both refugee studies and international relations, A Right to Flee masterfully unpacks the deeper historical structures that explain how patterns of international cooperation endure and adapt.' Alexander Betts, University of Oxford
'In this book, Phil Orchard establishes himself as one of the leading international relations scholars writing about the evolution of international refugee policy.' Gil Loescher, University of Oxford
'... a timely and much-needed attempt to trace the development of the concept of international refugee protection from its very early origins in the seventeenth century to the present ... A Right to Flee will be of great interest to refugee and forced migration scholars, scholars of international organizations, and more generally to anyone interested in the birth and endurance of the modern state.' Rebecca Hamlin, International Studies Review
'A Right to Flee: Refugees, States, and the Construction of International Cooperation is an exceptionally coherent historical analysis and a must-read for anyone researching in the fields of refugee and political theory, as well as for those with a broader interest in researching migration frameworks.' Julia Muraszkiewicz, International Journal of Refugee Law
"An outstanding contribution to both refugee studies and international relations, A Right to Flee masterfully unpacks the deeper historical structures that explain how patterns of international cooperation endure and adapt." Alexander Betts, University of Oxford
"In this book, Phil Orchard establishes himself as one of the leading international relations scholars writing about the evolution of international refugee policy." Gil Loescher, University of Oxford
"... a timely and much-needed attempt to trace the development of the concept of international refugee protection from its very early origins in the seventeenth century to the present ... A Right to Flee will be of great interest to refugee and forced migration scholars, scholars of international organizations, and more generally to anyone interested in the birth and endurance of the modern state." Rebecca Hamlin, International Studies Review
'A Right to Flee: Refugees, States, and the Construction of International Cooperation is an exceptionally coherent historical analysis and a must-read for anyone researching in the fields of refugee and political theory, as well as for those with a broader interest in researching migration frameworks.' Julia Muraszkiewicz, International Journal of Refugee Law

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