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Asylum and State Sovereignty: A Comparison of the United States, Germany, and Britain

Christian Joppke

in Challenge to the Nation-State: Immigration in Western Europe and the United States

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292296
eISBN:
9780191599569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292295.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses two claims on the capacity of states to control immigration: that this capacity is declining, and that this decline is related to the rise of an international human rights ... More


Conclusions

Patricia Hynes

in The dispersal and social exclusion of asylum seekers: Between liminality and belonging

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423269
eISBN:
9781447303749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423269.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter continues the argument that the asylum and dispersal systems create legislative and policy-imposed liminality. It observes that asylum seekers resist this liminality and different forms ... More


Social exclusion and refugees

Patricia Hynes

in The dispersal and social exclusion of asylum seekers: Between liminality and belonging

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423269
eISBN:
9781447303749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423269.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter provides an outline of how social exclusion relates specifically to refugees at a global level and how it relates to dispersed asylum seekers. It shows how the introduction of a ... More


Women refugees and asylum seekers

Maggie O'Neill

in Asylum, migration and community

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422231
eISBN:
9781447301516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422231.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter talks about women refugees and asylum seekers. It begins with a discussion of women who claim asylum and the gender-biased asylum policy. The chapter then moves on to the various ... More


Achievements and Weaknesses of Justice and Home Affairs Cooperation

Eileen Denza

in The Intergovernmental Pillars of the European Union

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299356
eISBN:
9780191685682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299356.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter examines the achievements and weaknesses of the Third Pillar of the European Union in terms of justice and home affairs cooperation. It ... More


Introduction

Elaine Chase and Jennifer Allsopp

in Youth Migration and the Politics of Wellbeing: Stories of Life in Transition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529209020
eISBN:
9781529209044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209020.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory chapter provides an overview of youth migration. Youth migration needs to be understood in relation to its negative drivers of persecution, violence, and unsustainable lives in ... More


A Crisis of Compassion

Ala Sirriyeh

in The Politics of Compassion: Immigration and Asylum Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781529200423
eISBN:
9781529200447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200423.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book examines the role of compassion and its relationship to other emotions in asylum and immigration policy discourses in Australia, the UK and the United States. Focusing on the case of ... More


The Emotional Politics of Immigration and Asylum

Ala Sirriyeh

in The Politics of Compassion: Immigration and Asylum Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781529200423
eISBN:
9781529200447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200423.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the emotional politics of immigration and asylum policy. It first considers the role of emotions in social relations and in public life, with particular emphasis on the ... More


Conclusion

Ala Sirriyeh

in The Politics of Compassion: Immigration and Asylum Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781529200423
eISBN:
9781529200447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200423.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This concluding chapter summarises the book's main themes built around the argument that a discourse of compassion has been appropriated to justify oppressive policies against migrants and refugees. ... More


Memory as National Values

Kathrin Bachleitner

in Collective Memory in International Relations

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780192895363
eISBN:
9780191916182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895363.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter places collective memory at the source of a country’s values. In that regard, it enquires into the nature of normative obligations arising from memory. Based on moral-philosophical ... More


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