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Are regional approaches to refugee protection really the best way forward?

June 10, 2016

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Mathew-Harley-Refugees8Regional approaches are often presented as a promising approach to the protection of refugees and the search for durable solutions. The international organisation mandated to support refugees, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has often advocated for and been closely involved in regional arrangements for protection of refugees. Penelope Mathew and Tristan Harley take a closer look at the issue.

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The Real Challenges of Putting Sustainability into Practice

May 11, 2016

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Sustainable consumption is going mainstream.

Ethical products can now be found in almost any store that a North American or European shopper might frequent, whether they are buying clothes, food, building supplies, pet food, or cleaning products. Not yet mainstream, but certainly on the horizon are new systems of finance and energy supply intended to be more sustainable – socially and environmentally.

Emily Huddart Kennedy, Maurie Cohen and Naomi Krogman go on to discuss.

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Juridification and Social Citizenship – by Henriette Sinding Aasen

September 30, 2014

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The law plays an important role in the administration of the modern welfare state. Henriette Sinding Aasen, Professor of Law at the University of Bergen, explains the effects juridification has on modern citizenship.*

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