Asylum & Immigration Law Products

  • UNHCR and the Struggle for Accountability

    Technology, law and results-based management

    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 – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge

  • The Deportation Machine

    Deportation and Return in the US-El Salvador Transnation

    By Katie Dingeman-Cerda

    This is among the first books to explore the post-deportation life trajectories of noncitizens removed from the United States by formal deportation. It utilizes a novel transnational framework to examine the case of deportation to El Salvador, a country significantly impacted by high volumes of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Studies and the 'Juridical Turn'

    Culture, law, and legitimacy in the era of neoliberal capitalism

    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 – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge

  • The Immigration Debate

    The Legal Production of Immigrant "Illegality"

    By Greg Prieto

    "What part of illegal don’t you understand?" This oft-repeated slogan from immigration restrictionists reveals the highly contentious quality of immigration reform.. American immigration policies have not experience a comprehensive overhall since 1986, as debates continue into another election…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Border Security

    Shores of Politics, Horizons of Justice

    By Peter Chambers

    What kind of a world is one in which border security is understood as necessary? How is this transforming the shores of politics? And why does this seem to preclude a horizon of political justice for those affected? Border Security responds to these questions through an interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Children's Rights and Refugee Law

    Conceptualising Children within the Refugee Convention

    By Samantha Arnold

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • The Protection of Vulnerable Groups under International Human Rights Law

    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

  • Unaccompanied Children in European Migration and Asylum Practices

    In Whose Best Interests?

    Edited by Mateja Sedmak, Birgit Sauer, Barbara Gornik

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • Identity and Power in Narratives of Displacement

    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

  • Languages in Migratory Settings

    Place, Politics, and Aesthetics

    Edited by Alison Phipps, Rebecca Kay

    Research on migration has often focused on push and pull factors; and on the mobilities which drive migration. What has often received less attention, and what this book recognises, is the importance of the creative activities which occur when strangers meet and settle for long periods of time in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Asylum-Seeker and Refugee Protection in Sub-Saharan Africa

    The Peregrination of a Persecuted Human Being in Search of a Safe Haven

    By Cristiano d’Orsi

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • The Politics of Citizenship in Immigrant Democracies

    The Experience of the United States, Canada and Australia

    Edited by Geoffrey Brahm Levey, Ayelet Shachar

    This book brings together scholars from various disciplines to explore current issues and trends in the rethinking of migration and citizenship from the perspective of three major immigrant democracies – Australia, Canada, and the United States. These countries share a history of pronounced…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

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