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Sanctuary or sanctions: children, social worth and social control in the UK asylum process

Ala Sirriyeh

in Social policies and social control: New perspectives on the ‘not-so-big society’

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447310747
eISBN:
9781447310778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310747.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines how discourses on asylum and childhood intersect in policy and practice in the UK asylum process, exploring the role of judgements on 'social worth' and mechanisms of social ... More


LGBT asylum seekers and health inequalities in the UK1

Kate Karban and Ala Sirriyeh

in Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans health inequalities: International perspectives in social work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447309673
eISBN:
9781447313526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309673.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The experiences of LGBT asylum seekers in the UK are the focus of this chapter. The relative invisibility of LGBT asylum seekers in social work literature and research is acknowledged. Data from ... More


The stranger: performing ‘out-of-placeness’ in the UK and Europe

Stephen Greer

in Queer exceptions: Solo performance in neoliberal times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526113696
eISBN:
9781526141941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113696.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Building on scholarship concerning migration and exile, this chapter deploys the figure of the stranger in reading solo works in and around the border regimes of the UK and EU. If – as Sara Ahmed ... More


Immigration Detention Reborn, 1981–1982

Carl Lindskoog

in Detain and Punish: Haitian Refugees and the Rise of the World's Largest Immigration Detention System

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400400
eISBN:
9781683400660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400400.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Immigration detention was formally reborn in the United States when the Reagan administration reinstituted a policy of detention in 1981. And at that moment, the new detention policy applied ... More


European Human Rights Case Law and the Rights of Homosexuals, Foreigners and Immigrants in Austria

Kerstin Buchinger, Barbara Liegl, and Astrid Steinkellner

in The European Court of Human Rights: Implementing Strasbourg's Judgments on Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748670574
eISBN:
9780748689101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670574.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

By comparing the ECtHR's judgments concerning the rights of homosexuals, with those related to claims raised by foreigners and immigrants, the chapter on Austria's case seeks to identify the factors ... More


Still Deep in the Bones of the Bourgeoisie: Introduction

Jan Bryant

in Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The ‘gift of being disgusted’ is a challenge first raised by Walter Benjamin in the 1920s, insisting that each era has a responsibility to critically contest the inequalities of its time. This ... More


The Refugee Crisis of 1980: Forging the Detention Tool

Carl Lindskoog

in Detain and Punish: Haitian Refugees and the Rise of the World's Largest Immigration Detention System

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400400
eISBN:
9781683400660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400400.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 examines the Caribbean refugee crisis of 1980 and the government’s response. After more than one hundred thousand Cubans and tens of thousands of Haitians arrived on American shores in a ... More


Border Spaces and Places: the Age of the Camps

Lizzie Seal and Maggie O’Neill

in Imaginative Criminology: Of Spaces Past, Present and Future

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529202687
eISBN:
9781529202717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202687.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses arts-based research (filmic analysis and walking ethnographies) with asylum seekers and migrants waiting in border spaces, mostly in camps (in Greece, France, Jordan and ... More


Transnational Migration and Border-Making: Reshaping Policies and Identities

Robert Sata, Jochen Roose, and Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474453486
eISBN:
9781474484992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453486.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Examining the ongoing processes of migration in Europe and beyond, this book deals with the ongoing processes of migration and boundary-(re)making in the world. It takes stock of recent and hitherto ... More


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