1st Edition

The Ashgate Research Companion to Migration Law, Theory and Policy

Edited By Satvinder S. Juss Copyright 2013
    768 Pages
    by Routledge

    766 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    Part I: The Refugee in Europe’s Free Movement Regime 1. The ‘New Europe’ and the ‘European Refugee’: The Subversion of the European Union’s Refugee Law by its Migration Policy 2. The Modern Refugee in the Post-modern Europe 3. EU Immigration and the New EU Treaty Framework 4. Are European States Accountable for Border Deaths? Part II: Safeguarding the Safety and Security of Refugees 5. Jonah and Socrates as Refugees: Repentance, Redemption and Responsibility 6. Strengthening International Refugee Rights through the Enhanced Supervision of the 1951 Convention and its 1967 Protocol 7. Non-refoulement Obligations in Public International Law: Towards a New Protection Status? 8. Country Information and Evidence Assessment in New Zealand Part III: The Responsibility to Protect Displaced Populations 9. The Shifting Boundaries and Content of Protection: The Internal Protection Alternative Revisited 10. Territorial Protection: Cessation of Refugee Status and Internal Flight Alternative Compared 11. Sharing Responsibility for Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the Asia Pacific Region 12. Disowned in their Own Land: The Courts and Protection of the Internally Displaced Person Part IV: Emerging Paradigms of Legal Protection 13. Human Trafficking, Asylum and the Problem of Protection 14. Child Migration and the Lacunae in International Protection 15. Unaccompanied Children and their Protection under International Refugee Law 16. Forced Displacement, the Law of International Armed Conflict, and State Authority Part V: Encampment, Detention and the Coercive Treatment of Asylum-Seekers 17. Asylum Seekers, Detention and the Law: Morality in Abeyance? 18. Regulation 5.35: Coerced Treatment of Detained Asylum Seekers on Hunger Strike. Legal, Ethical and Human Rights Implications 19. ‘Less Coercive Means’: The Legal Case for Alternatives to Detention for Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Other Migrants 20. The End of Refugee Camps? Part VI: Migrant Workers, Skilled Labour and the Control of Human Mobility 21. In Defence of the Migrant Workers Convention: Standard Setting for Contemporary Migration 22. The Movement of Skilled Labour and Knowledge across Borders 23. Migration Control and Human Security 24. Collective Remittances in Comparative Perspective: The Cases of El Salvador and Mexico Part VII: Transnational Migration, Citizenship and the Modern State 25. Global Migratory Policies: Neither Closed nor Open Borders 26. Transnational Family Relations in Migration Contexts: British Variations on European Themes 27. Secret Immigration Business: Policy Transfers and the Tyranny of Deterrence Theory 28. Family Migration and New Labour 29. Elements of Movement Controls in Post-sovereign Governmentality 30. Transnational Citizenship and the Democratic State: On Modes of Membership and Rights of Political Participation


    Satvinder S. Juss Ph.D (Cantab) FRSA, teaches international refugee law and human rights law at King's College London, UK, where he is also the Director for the Centre for Transnational Law, and a former Human Rights Fellow of Harvard Law School. He is a Barrister-at-Law of Gray's Inn, who has appeared in human rights cases in the Supreme Court, the House of Lords, and the Privy Council. He has acted as an expert on human rights issues for various think-tanks such as Encounter, Rowntrees Trust, the Royal Society of Arts, the International Organisation for Migration, and lately the Centre for Social Justice, where he is currently engaged in a landmark inquiry into human trafficking and slavery. Professor Juss was the British Expert at the 2nd Conference of Ministers of Justice on the EU Rule of Law Initiative for Central Asia in Tajikistan in 2010, and seeks to combine the roles of teacher, practitioner, and activist in policy-oriented work.