Law: Asylum & Immigration Law

  • Delivering Family Justice in Late Modern Society in the wake of Legal Aid Reform book cover

    Delivering Family Justice in Late Modern Society in the wake of Legal Aid Reform

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mavis Maclean

    Legal aid for family cases in private law, mainly divorce and separation, where the state is not directly involved as it is in public law cases where there are issues of domestic violence or neglect or abuse of children, came to an abrupt end together with help for welfare and immigration cases on…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Crime Prevention, Migration Control and Surveillance Practices: Welfare Bureaucracy as Mobility Deterrent book cover

    Crime Prevention, Migration Control and Surveillance Practices

    Welfare Bureaucracy as Mobility Deterrent, 1st Edition

    By Veronika Nagy

    EU expansion has stoked fears that criminals from the East may abuse freedom of movement to exploit the benefit systems of richer states. This book examines the way in which physical state borders are increasingly being replaced by internal border controls in the form of state bureaucracies as a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20
    Routledge

  • Work, Learning and Transnational Migration: Opportunities, Challenges, and Debates book cover

    Work, Learning and Transnational Migration

    Opportunities, Challenges, and Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shibao Guo

    As the globalisation of migration intensifies, many countries have joined the international competition for the most talented, skilful, and resourceful workers. More recently, migration has shifted from international to transnational, characterised by its multiple and circular flows across…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Responsive Legality: The New Administrative Justice book cover

    Responsive Legality

    The New Administrative Justice, 1st Edition

    By Zach Richards

    Responsive Legality is an important book about twenty first century justice. It explores the legal and moral values that twenty-first-century public officials use to make their decisions, engaging existing theoretical models of administrative justice and updating them to reflect changed…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge

  • Law and Asylum: Space, Subject, Resistance book cover

    Law and Asylum

    Space, Subject, Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Simon Behrman

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • Race in the Shadow of Law: State Violence in Contemporary Europe book cover

    Race in the Shadow of Law

    State Violence in Contemporary Europe, 1st Edition

    By Eddie Bruce-Jones

    Race in the Shadow of Law offers a critical legal analysis of European responses to institutional racism. It draws connections between contemporary legal knowledge practices and colonial systems of thought, arguing that many people of colour experience the law as a part of a racial problem, rather…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge

  • The Emerging Law of Forced Displacement in Africa: Development and implementation of the Kampala Convention on internal displacement book cover

    The Emerging Law of Forced Displacement in Africa

    Development and implementation of the Kampala Convention on internal displacement, 1st Edition

    By Allehone M. Abebe

    As of the end of 2015, there were 40.8 civilians who had been internally displaced by conflicts and effects of natural disasters in various parts of the world. Internally displaced persons (IDPs) are currently the largest group of persons receiving assistance from some of the main international…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Arendt, Agamben and the Issue of Hyper-Legality: In Between the Prisoner-Stateless Nexus book cover

    Arendt, Agamben and the Issue of Hyper-Legality

    In Between the Prisoner-Stateless Nexus, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen R. Arnold

    In the Origins of Totalitarianism, Hannah Arendt famously argued that the stateless were so rightless, that it was better to be a criminal who at least had some rights and protections. In this book, Kathleen R. Arnold examines Arendt’s comparison in the context of post-1996 U.S. criminal and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Calais and its Border Politics: From Control to Demolition book cover

    Calais and its Border Politics

    From Control to Demolition, 1st Edition

    By Yasmin Ibrahim, Anita Howarth

    Calais has a long history of transient refugee settlements and is often narrated through the endeavour to ‘sanitize’ it by both the English and the French in their policy and media discourses. Calais and its Border Politics encapsulates the border politics of Calais as an entry port through the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on the Global Politics of Migration

  • Armed Conflict and Forcible Displacement: Individual Rights under International Law book cover

    Armed Conflict and Forcible Displacement

    Individual Rights under International Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Katselli Proukaki

    This book addresses the involuntary and arbitrary displacement of individuals resulting from armed conflict and gross human rights violations. It shows that forcible displacement constitutes a serious violation of international law and of fundamental community interests. Armed Conflict and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Routledge Handbook on Immigration and Crime book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Immigration and Crime

    1st Edition

    Edited by Holly Ventura Miller, Anthony Peguero

    The perception of the immigrant as criminal or deviant has a long history in the United States, with many groups (e.g., Irish, Italians, Latinos) having been associated with perceived increases in crime and other social problems, although data suggest this is not necessarily the case. This Handbook…

    Hardback – 2018-02-21
    Routledge

  • Cultural Studies and the 'Juridical Turn': Culture, law, and legitimacy in the era of neoliberal capitalism book cover

    Cultural Studies and the 'Juridical Turn'

    Culture, law, and legitimacy in the era of neoliberal capitalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaafar Aksikas, Sean Johnson Andrews

    The relationship between culture and the law has become an emergent concern within contemporary Cultural Studies as a field, but the recent focus has been largely limited to the role played by cultural representations and identity politics in the legitimation of legal discourse and policies. While…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

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