Children, Human Rights and Temporary Labour Migration Protecting the Child-Parent Relationship
Unaccompanied Children in European Migration and Asylum Practices In Whose Best Interests?
Asylum-Seeker and Refugee Protection in Sub-Saharan Africa The Peregrination of a Persecuted Human Being in Search of a Safe Haven
Migrant Rights at Work Law's precariousness at the intersection of immigration and labour
Asylum Law in the European Union
By James C. Simeon
September 25, 2023
This volume elucidates and explores the interrelationships and direct causal connection between serious international crimes, serious breaches to fundamental human rights, and gross affronts to human dignity that lead to mass forced migration. Forced migration most often occurs in the context of ...
By Rasika Jayasuriya
January 09, 2023
This book focuses on the neglected yet critical issue of how the global migration of millions of parents as low-waged migrant workers impacts the rights of their children under international human rights law. The work provides a systematic analysis and critique of how the restrictive features of ...
By Jennifer L. Whelan
September 30, 2022
Unaccompanied child asylum seekers are amongst the world’s most vulnerable populations, and their numbers are increasing. The intersection of their age, their seeking asylum, and separation from their parents creates a specific and acute triple burden of vulnerability. Their precariousness has long...
By Rachael Dickson
May 06, 2022
Migration is one of the greatest societal challenges of our time. It has many facets, from mass movements to escape war, climate, or human rights abuses to the search for economic opportunity and prosperity. Illicit industries facilitate border crossings at the expense of safety, and governments ...
By Mateja Sedmak, Birgit Sauer, Barbara Gornik
March 28, 2019
Unaccompanied minor migrants are underage migrants, who for various reasons leave their country and are separated from their parents or legal/customary guardians. Some of them live entirely by themselves, while others join their relatives or other adults in a foreign country. The concept of the ...
By Cristiano d’Orsi
May 25, 2017
It is not often acknowledged that the great majority of African refugee movement happens within Africa rather than from Africa to the West. This book examines the specific characteristics and challenges of the refugee situation in Sub-Saharan Africa, offering a new and critical vision on the ...
By Laurie Berg
February 07, 2017
Public debates about the terms of membership and inclusion have intensified as developed economies increasingly rely on temporary migrant labour. While most agree that temporary migrant workers are entitled to the general protection of employment laws, temporary migrants have, by definition, ...
By Francesco Cherubini
November 08, 2016
This book examines the rules governing the right to asylum in the European Union. Drawing on the 1951 United Nations Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, and the 1967 Protocol, Francesco Cherubini asks how asylum obligations under international refugee law have been incorporated into the ...
By Ciara Smyth
June 08, 2016
The child asylum seeker poses unique challenges for reception and refugee status determination systems, not least because the child is entitled to have his or her rights as a child respected as a matter of international and regional human rights law. In the last decade the European Union has ...
By Susan Kneebone, Dallal Stevens, Loretta Baldassar
May 31, 2016
Sixty years on from the signing of the Refugee Convention, forced migration and refugee movements continue to raise global concerns for hosting states and regions, for countries of origin, for humanitarian organisations on the ground, and, of course, for the refugee. This edited volume is framed ...
By Efrat Arbel, Catherine Dauvergne, Jenni Millbank
February 29, 2016
Questions of gender have strongly influenced the development of international refugee law over the last few decades. This volume assesses the progress toward appropriate recognition of gender-related persecution in refugee law. It documents the advances made following intense advocacy around the ...