Asylum & Immigration Law Products

  • Unaccompanied Children in European Migration and Asylum Practices

    In Whose Best Interests?

    Edited by Mateja Sedmak, Barbara Gornik, Birgit Sauer, Daniel Senovilla Hernández

    Unaccompanied minor migrants (UAM) 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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • Work, Learning and Transnational Migration

    Opportunities, Challenges, and Debates

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge

  • Race in the Shadow of Law

    Activism in Contemporary Europe

    By Eddie Bruce-Jones

    Race, Law and Unruliness 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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    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…

    Hardback – 2016-03-24 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Gender in Refugee Law

    From the Margins to the Centre

    Edited by Efrat Arbel, Catherine Dauvergne, Jenni Millbank

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • Governing Refugees

    Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism

    By Kirsten McConnachie

    Refugee camps are imbued in the public imagination with assumptions of anarchy, danger and refugee passivity. Governing Refugees: Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism challenges such assumptions, arguing that refugee camps should be recognized as spaces where social capital can not only survive, but…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Undocumented Immigrants in an Era of Arbitrary Law

    The Flight and the Plight of People Deemed 'Illegal'

    By Robert F. Barsky

    This book describes the experiences of undocumented migrants, all around the world, bringing to life the challenges they face from the moment they consider leaving their country of origin, until the time they are deported back to it. Drawing on a broad array of academic studies, including law,…

    Hardback – 2015-08-18
    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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • Fleeing Homophobia

    Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Asylum

    Edited by Thomas Spijkerboer

    Each year, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) asylum seekers apply for asylum in EU Member States.This book considers the position of LGBTI asylum seekers in European asylum law. Developing an encompassing approach to the topic, the book identifies and analyzes…

    Paperback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge

  • Migrant Rights at Work

    Law's precariousness at the intersection of immigration and labour

    By Laurie Berg

    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,…

    Hardback – 2015-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-06-05
    Routledge

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