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Rejecting refugees : political asylum in the 21st century

Author: Carol Bohmer; Amy Shuman
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.
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Explores the disparity and hypocrisy between the Western ideas of open doors and the actual practices. This book describes the process of applying for asylum in both the United States and Great  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bohmer, Carol.
Rejecting refugees.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2008
(DLC) 2007016952
(OCoLC)123912524
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Bohmer; Amy Shuman
ISBN: 9780203937228 0203937228
OCLC Number: 184904096
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 288 pages)
Contents: No more huddled masses --
The system --
Are you who you say you are? --
Did this really happen to you? : the problem of credibility --
Politics gets personal : what counts as persecution --
The personal is political : taking gender into account --
Safe haven for whom?
Responsibility: Carol Bohmer and Amy Shuman.
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