The Evolution of the International Protection of Refugees between the World Wars

  title={The Evolution of the International Protection of Refugees between the World Wars},
  author={I. A. Aleshkovski and Zoya S. Botcharova and A. A. Grebenyuk},
  journal={Social Evolution \& History},
Based on the analysis of a wide historical factual and theoretical material, the article examines the history of refugees and the legal protection of forced migrants. The authors investigate the reasons for occur-rence of norms and mechanisms of legal protection of the forced migrants due to the major refugee crises in modern and contemporary history (special refugee status, a simplified naturalization procedure for refugees, political asylum, the principles of non-extradition and non… 
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