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Let Me Be a Refugee: Administrative Justice and the Politics of Asylum in the United States, Canada, and Australia

Rebecca Hamlin
Format
Book
Published
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9780199373307, 0199373302, 9780199373314, 0199373310
Summary
"This book compares the refugee status determination (RSD) regimes of three popular asylum seeker destinations. Despite similarly high levels of political resistance to accepting asylum seekers, because administrative justice is conceptualized and organized differently in every state, they vary in how they draw the line between refugee and non-refugee"--
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Part One
  • Chapter I
  • Let Me Be a Refugee
  • Chapter II
  • Building a Cross-National Comparison of RSD Regimes
  • Chapter III
  • 'Illegal Refugees' and the Rise of Restrictive Asylum Politics
  • Part Two
  • Chapter IV
  • Courting Asylum: The Judicialization of Refugee Status Determination in the United States
  • Chapter V
  • The 'Cadillac' Bureaucracy: Refugee Status Determination in Canada
  • Chapter VI
  • The Battle of the 'Bouncing Ball': Refugee Status Determination in Australia
  • Part Three
  • Chapter VII
  • Asylum for Women: Reading Gender into the Refugee Definition
  • Chapter VIII
  • Escaping the People's Republic: Chinese Asylum Claims in Three RSD Regimes
  • Chapter IX
  • Complementary Protection in a Complicated World
  • Part Four
  • Chapter X
  • Asylum Seeker Blues and the Globalization of Law
  • Appendix: List of Interviews
  • Bibliography.
Description
xiv, 229 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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