Asylum & Immigration Law Products

  • Transnational Crime and Human Rights

    Responses to Human Trafficking in the Greater Mekong Subregion, 1st Edition

    By Susan Kneebone, Julie Debeljak

    Transnational Crime and Human Rights offers an evaluation of the responses to the transnational crime of human trafficking and governance of the issue through a case study of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), which comprises Cambodia, the People's Republic of China, Lao People's Democratic…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11

  • Reworking the Relationship between Asylum and Employment

    1st Edition

    By Penelope Mathew

    Touching on the laws and practices of a wide array of countries around the globe, this book examines the extent to which refugees and asylum-seekers’ right to work is protected by international human rights law. The book examines a number of key international treaties, national constitutions and…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11

  • On the Right of Exclusion

    Law, Ethics and Immigration Policy, 1st Edition

    By Bas Schotel

    On the Right of Exclusion: Law, Ethics and Immigration Policy addresses Western immigration policies regarding so-called `normal migrants�, i.e. migrants without a legal right to admission. The book argues that if authorities cannot substantially justify the exclusion of a normal migrant, the…

    Paperback – 2012-12-07

  • Interpreting Justice

    Ethics, Politics and Language, 1st Edition

    By Moira Inghilleri

    In this timely study, Inghilleri examines the interface between ethics, language, and politics during acts of interpreting, with reference to two particular sites of transnational conflict: the political and judicial context of asylum adjudication and the geo-political context of war. The book…

    Paperback – 2012-12-05
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Are Human Rights for Migrants?

    Critical Reflections on the Status of Irregular Migrants in Europe and the United States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie-Benedicte Dembour, Tobias Kelly

    Human rights seemingly offer universal protection. However, irregular migrants have, at best, only problematic access to human rights. Whether understood as an ethical injunction or legally codified norm, the promised protection of human rights seems to break down when it comes to the lived…

    Paperback – 2012-10-31

  • Regulating the International Movement of Women

    From Protection to Control, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sharron FitzGerald

    The question of how to conceptualize the relationships between governments and the everyday lives of women has long been the focus of attention among feminists. Feminist scholarship critiques women's lives, experiences and gender inequality in a variety of contexts. In this age of increased…

    Paperback – 2012-10-01

  • Cultural Expertise and Litigation

    Patterns, Conflicts, Narratives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Livia Holden

    Cultural Expertise and Litigation addresses the role of social scientists as a source of expert evidence, and is a product of their experiences and observations of cases involving litigants of South Asian origin. What is meant in court by "culture," "custom" and "law"? How are these concepts…

    Paperback – 2012-10-01

  • The Contested Politics of Mobility

    Borderzones and Irregularity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vicki Squire

    Irregular migration has emerged as an issue of intensive political debate and governmental practice over recent years. Critically intervening in debates around the governing of irregular migration, The Contested Politics of Mobility explores the politics of mobility through what is defined as an…

    Paperback – 2012-01-31
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Immigration, Social Integration and Crime

    A Cross-National Approach, 1st Edition

    By Luigi M. Solivetti

    The problem of social control has constituted the acid test for the entire issue of immigration and integration. But whilst recent studies show that the crime rate for non-nationals is three, four or more, times higher than that of the country’s 'own' citizens, academic interest in these statistics…

    Paperback – 2011-08-18
    Contemporary Issues in Public Policy

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