Asylum & Immigration Law Products

  • European Asylum Law and the Rights of the Child

    1st Edition

    By Ciara Smyth

    The child asylum seeker poses unique challenges for reception and refugee status determination systems, not least because the child is entitled to have his or her rights as a child respected as a matter of international and regional human rights law. In the last decade the European Union has…

    Paperback – 2016-06-09
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • Refugee Protection and the Role of Law

    Conflicting Identities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Kneebone, Dallal Stevens, Loretta Baldassar

    Sixty years on from the signing of the Refugee Convention, forced migration and refugee movements continue to raise global concerns for hosting states and regions, for countries of origin, for humanitarian organisations on the ground, and, of course, for the refugee. This edited volume is framed…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • Gender in Refugee Law

    From the Margins to the Centre, 1st Edition

    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 Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • Governing Refugees

    Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism, 1st Edition

    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
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Fleeing Homophobia

    Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Asylum, 1st Edition

    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

  • Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives

    Migration, Citizenship and Social Movements, 1st Edition

    Edited by Randy Lippert, Sean Rehaag

    Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives examines the diverse, complex, and mutating practice of providing sanctuary to asylum-seekers. The ancient tradition of church sanctuary underwent a revival in the late 1970s. Immigrants living without legal status and their supporters, first in the…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15

  • Migration, Family and the Welfare State

    Integrating Migrants and Refugees in Scandinavia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Fog Olwig, Birgitte Romme Larsen, Mikkel Rytter

    Migration, Family and the Welfare State explores understandings and practices of integration in the Scandinavian welfare societies of Denmark, Norway and Sweden through a comprehensive range of detailed ethnographic studies. Chapters examine discourses, policies and programs of integration in the…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10

  • UNHCR and International Refugee Law

    From Treaties to Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Corinne Lewis

    This book considers the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’ contribution to international refugee law since the establishment of UNHCR by the United Nations General Assembly in 1951. The book explores the historical and statutory foundations that create an indelible link between UNHCR…

    Paperback – 2014-01-10
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The Property Rights of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons

    Beyond Restitution, 1st Edition

    By Anneke Smit

    The Property Rights of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons: Beyond Restitution explores how the protection of housing and property rights can contribute to durable solutions to displacement. The focus of most of the international community’s recent protection efforts has been on returning…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11

  • 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

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