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  1. UNHCR and International Refugee Law

    From Treaties to Innovation

    By Corinne Lewis

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    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...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Property Rights of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons

    Beyond Restitution

    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...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Transnational Crime and Human Rights

    Responses to Human Trafficking in the Greater Mekong Subregion

    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...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Reworking the Relationship between Asylum and Employment

    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...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published May 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. On the Right of Exclusion

    Law, Ethics and Immigration Policy

    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...

    Published December 7th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Interpreting Justice

    Ethics, Politics and Language

    By Moira Inghilleri

    Series: Routledge Advances in Translation Studies

    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...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Are Human Rights for Migrants?

    Critical Reflections on the Status of Irregular Migrants in Europe and the United States

    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...

    Published October 31st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Regulating the International Movement of Women

    From Protection to Control

    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...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Cultural Expertise and Litigation

    Patterns, Conflicts, Narratives

    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...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge