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Law and Migration: Law and Migration


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Migration and its subsets of refugee and asylum policy are rising up the policy agenda at national and international level. Current controversies underline the need for rational and informed debate of this widely misrepresented and little understood area. Law and Migration contributes to this debate by establishing a monograph series to encourage discussion and help to inform policy in this area. The series provides a forum for leading new research principally from the Law and Legal Studies area but also from related social sciences. The series is broad in scope, covering a wide range of subjects and perspectives.

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Refugees, Democracy and the Law: Rights at the Margins of the State

Refugees, Democracy and the Law: Rights at the Margins of the State

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Dana Schmalz
September 09, 2020

The book provides an in-depth discussion of democratic theory questions in relation to refugee law. The work introduces readers to the evolution of refugee law and its core issues today, as well as central lines in the debate about democracy and migration. Bringing together these fields, the book...

Human Rights and The Revision of Refugee Law

Human Rights and The Revision of Refugee Law

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Romit Bhandari
September 01, 2020

This book addresses the relationship between International Refugee Law and International Human Rights Law. Using international refugee law’s analytical turn to human rights as its object of inquiry, it represents a critical intervention into the revisionism that has led to conceptual fragmentation...

Persecution, International Refugee Law and Refugees: A Feminist Approach

Persecution, International Refugee Law and Refugees: A Feminist Approach

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Mathilde Crépin
July 29, 2020

This book explores the ambit of the notion of persecution in international law and its relevance in the current geopolitical context, more specifically for refugee women. The work analyses different models for interpreting the notion of persecution in international refugee law through a...

Implementing EU Mobility Partnerships: Putting Soft Law into Practice

Implementing EU Mobility Partnerships: Putting Soft Law into Practice

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Fanny Tittel-Mosser
July 24, 2020

This book provides a comprehensive assessment of the effectiveness of Mobility Partnerships and their consequences for third countries. Mobility partnerships between the EU and third countries are usually viewed as reflecting asymmetric power relations where development aid, trade relations and...

Environmental Change, Forced Displacement and International Law: from legal protection gaps to protection solutions

Environmental Change, Forced Displacement and International Law: from legal protection gaps to protection solutions

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Isabel M. Borges
June 30, 2020

This book explores the increasing concern over the extent to which those suffering from forced cross-border displacement as a result of environmental change are protected under international human rights law. Formally they are not entitled to admission or stay in a third state country, a situation...

The Ashgate Research Companion to Migration Law, Theory and Policy

The Ashgate Research Companion to Migration Law, Theory and Policy

1st Edition

Satvinder S. Juss
June 17, 2019

This book aims to augment the Ashgate series by taking stock of the current state of migration law literature. It also aims to sketch out the contours of its future long-term development, in what is now by all accounts a vastly expanded research agenda....

Refugee Law and Durability of Protection: Temporary Residence and Cessation of Status

Refugee Law and Durability of Protection: Temporary Residence and Cessation of Status

1st Edition

Maria O’Sullivan
May 21, 2019

This book examines the link between refugee protection, duration of risk and residency rights. It focuses on two main issues of importance to current state practice: the use of temporary forms of refugee status and residency and the legal criteria for cessation of refugee status under Article 1C(5)...

Bureaucracy, Law and Dystopia in the United Kingdom's Asylum System

Bureaucracy, Law and Dystopia in the United Kingdom's Asylum System

1st Edition

John R. Campbell
March 21, 2019

The central concern of this book is to find answers to fundamental questions about the British asylum system and how it operates. Based on ethnographic research over a two-year period, the work follows and analyses numerous asylum appeals through the British courts. It draws on myriad interviews...

Conflict Displacement and Legal Protection: Understanding Asylum, Human Rights and Refugee Law

Conflict Displacement and Legal Protection: Understanding Asylum, Human Rights and Refugee Law

1st Edition

Charlotte Lülf
February 21, 2019

While the 21st century bears witness to several conflicts leading to mass displacement, the conflict in Syria has crystallised the need for a solid legal framework and legal certainty. This book analyses the relevant legal instruments for the provision of a protection status for persons fleeing to...

Ethical, Legal and Social Aspects of Healthcare for Migrants: Perspectives from the UK and Germany

Ethical, Legal and Social Aspects of Healthcare for Migrants: Perspectives from the UK and Germany

1st Edition

Katja Kuehlmeyer, Corinna Klingler, Richard Huxtable
November 27, 2018

Numerous important issues arise in relation to the health of, and healthcare for (and by), migrants. Much commentary on the migrant crisis and healthcare has focused on the allocation of resources, with less discussion of the needs of, and provision for, migrants. Presenting a comparative...

Law and Asylum: Space, Subject, Resistance

Law and Asylum: Space, Subject, Resistance

1st Edition

Simon Behrman
June 19, 2018

In contrast to the claim that refugee law has been a key in guaranteeing a space of protection for refugees, this book argues that law has been instrumental in eliminating spaces of protection, not just from one’s persecutors but also from the grasp of sovereign power. By uncovering certain...

Children's Rights and Refugee Law: Conceptualising Children within the Refugee Convention

Children's Rights and Refugee Law: Conceptualising Children within the Refugee Convention

1st Edition

Samantha Arnold
August 10, 2017

Children make up half of the world’s refugees and over 40 per cent of the world’s asylum seekers. However, children are largely invisible in historical and contemporary refugee law. Furthermore, there has been very limited interaction between the burgeoning children’s rights framework, in...

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