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The legal status of Russian refugees, 1921-1936

White, Elizabeth



This article examines the development of refugee protection in the interwar years. It argues that the legal framework was pushed by refugee lawyers and jurists who helped create the category of 'refugee' as a legal person in need of special protections and in possession of certain rights.


White, E. (2017). The legal status of Russian refugees, 1921-1936. Comparativ -Leipzig-, 18-38

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Jan 3, 2017
Publication Date Jun 1, 2017
Journal Comparativ. Zeitschrift fur Globalgeschichte und Vergleichende Gesellshaftsforschung
Print ISSN 0940-3566
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Pages 18-38
Keywords refugees, League of Nations, international law, human rights
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