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The Ashgate Research Companion to Migration Law, Theory and Policy

The Ashgate Research Companion to Migration Law, Theory and Policy

1st Edition

Satvinder S. Juss
June 17, 2019

This book aims to augment the Ashgate series by taking stock of the current state of migration law literature. It also aims to sketch out the contours of its future long-term development, in what is now by all accounts a vastly expanded research agenda....

Refugee Law and Durability of Protection: Temporary Residence and Cessation of Status

Refugee Law and Durability of Protection: Temporary Residence and Cessation of Status

1st Edition

Maria O’Sullivan
May 21, 2019

This book examines the link between refugee protection, duration of risk and residency rights. It focuses on two main issues of importance to current state practice: the use of temporary forms of refugee status and residency and the legal criteria for cessation of refugee status under Article 1C(5)...

Bureaucracy, Law and Dystopia in the United Kingdom's Asylum System

Bureaucracy, Law and Dystopia in the United Kingdom's Asylum System

1st Edition

John R. Campbell
March 21, 2019

The central concern of this book is to find answers to fundamental questions about the British asylum system and how it operates. Based on ethnographic research over a two-year period, the work follows and analyses numerous asylum appeals through the British courts. It draws on myriad interviews...

Conflict Displacement and Legal Protection: Understanding Asylum, Human Rights and Refugee Law

Conflict Displacement and Legal Protection: Understanding Asylum, Human Rights and Refugee Law

1st Edition

Charlotte Lülf
February 21, 2019

While the 21st century bears witness to several conflicts leading to mass displacement, the conflict in Syria has crystallised the need for a solid legal framework and legal certainty. This book analyses the relevant legal instruments for the provision of a protection status for persons fleeing to...

Environmental Change, Forced Displacement and International Law: from legal protection gaps to protection solutions

Environmental Change, Forced Displacement and International Law: from legal protection gaps to protection solutions

1st Edition

Isabel M. Borges
December 13, 2018

This book explores the increasing concern over the extent to which those suffering from forced cross-border displacement as a result of environmental change are protected under international human rights law. Formally they are not entitled to admission or stay in a third state country, a situation...

Ethical, Legal and Social Aspects of Healthcare for Migrants: Perspectives from the UK and Germany

Ethical, Legal and Social Aspects of Healthcare for Migrants: Perspectives from the UK and Germany

1st Edition

Katja Kuehlmeyer, Corinna Klingler, Richard Huxtable
November 27, 2018

Numerous important issues arise in relation to the health of, and healthcare for (and by), migrants. Much commentary on the migrant crisis and healthcare has focused on the allocation of resources, with less discussion of the needs of, and provision for, migrants. Presenting a comparative...

Law and Asylum: Space, Subject, Resistance

Law and Asylum: Space, Subject, Resistance

1st Edition

Simon Behrman
June 19, 2018

In contrast to the claim that refugee law has been a key in guaranteeing a space of protection for refugees, this book argues that law has been instrumental in eliminating spaces of protection, not just from one’s persecutors but also from the grasp of sovereign power. By uncovering certain...

Children's Rights and Refugee Law: Conceptualising Children within the Refugee Convention

Children's Rights and Refugee Law: Conceptualising Children within the Refugee Convention

1st Edition

Samantha Arnold
August 10, 2017

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...

Towards a Refugee Oriented Right of Asylum

Towards a Refugee Oriented Right of Asylum

1st Edition

Laura Westra, Satvinder Juss
February 07, 2017

This volume explores the factors that give rise to the number of people seeking asylum and examines the barriers they currently and will continue to face. Divided into three parts, the authors first explore the causality that generates displacement, examining climate change, illegal conflicts and...

Refugee Law and Practice in Japan

Refugee Law and Practice in Japan

1st Edition

Osamu Arakaki
November 30, 2016

This volume examines the development of refugee law and policy in Japan. The book discusses systemic weaknesses and compares the evolution of law in other states to highlight problems in Japan's refugee determination system. Ultimately, the book calls for Japan to reform failing systems and take...

Gender and Migration in Italy: A Multilayered Perspective

Gender and Migration in Italy: A Multilayered Perspective

1st Edition

Elisa Olivito
December 04, 2015

Recent migratory flows to Europe have brought about considerable changes in many countries. Italy in particular offers a unique point of view, since it is possible to observe not only the way migration has changed specific features of the country, but also how it is intertwined with gender...

The Integration and Protection of Immigrants: Canadian and Scandinavian Critiques

The Integration and Protection of Immigrants: Canadian and Scandinavian Critiques

1st Edition

Paul Van Aerschot, Patricia Daenzer
September 28, 2014

In Scandinavian countries immigration is a sensitive issue and legislators’ approach to the questions it has raised has varied over the years. Whatever immigrant and integration policies are adopted in a democratic society, it is clear that the legislation and the authorities have to ensure that...

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