Law: Asylum & Immigration Law

  • Human Smuggling in the Eastern Mediterranean book cover

    Human Smuggling in the Eastern Mediterranean

    1st Edition

    By Theodore Baird

    The organization of human smuggling from the Middle East and Africa through Turkey and the Eastern Mediterranean has become a contemporary political concern throughout Europe, receiving intense and polarised media attention. This timely book reformulates how we conceive of human smuggling,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • A Gendered Approach to the Syrian Refugee Crisis book cover

    A Gendered Approach to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Freedman, Zeynep Kivilcim, Nurcan Özgür Baklacıoğlu

    The refugee crisis that began in 2015 has seen thousands of refugees attempting to reach Europe, principally from Syria. The dangers and difficulties of this journey have been highlighted in the media, as have the political disagreements within Europe over the way to deal with the problem. However,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Theorising Noncitizenship: Concepts, Debates and Challenges book cover

    Theorising Noncitizenship

    Concepts, Debates and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine Tonkiss, Tendayi Bloom

    ‘Noncitizenship’, if it is considered at all, is generally seen only as the negation or deprivation of citizenship. It is rarely examined in its own right, whether in relation to States, to noncitizens, or citizens. This means that it is difficult to examine successfully the status of noncitizens,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • UNHCR and the Struggle for Accountability: Technology, law and results-based management book cover

    UNHCR and the Struggle for Accountability

    Technology, law and results-based management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Katja Lindskov Jacobsen

    Despite the key importance of accountability for the legitimacy of humanitarian action, inadequate academic attention has been given to how the concept of accountability is evolving within the specific branches of the humanitarian enterprise. Up to now, there exists no comprehensive account of what…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • The Protection of Vulnerable Groups under International Human Rights Law book cover

    The Protection of Vulnerable Groups under International Human Rights Law

    1st Edition

    By Ingrid Nifosi-Sutton

    The protection of vulnerable groups varies under international human rights law. Depending on the group at stake, protection may be more or less advanced. In some cases, the international community has deemed it necessary to adopt conventions providing for the rights of certain vulnerable groups…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Identity and Power in Narratives of Displacement book cover

    Identity and Power in Narratives of Displacement

    1st Edition

    By Katrina M. Powell

    In this book, Powell examines the ways that identities are constructed in displacement narratives based on cases of eminent domain, natural disaster, and civil unrest, attending specifically to the rhetorical strategies employed as barriers and boundaries intersect with individual lives. She…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

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