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Current issues of UK asylum law and policy

Author: Frances Nicholson; Patrick M Twomey
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, Dartmouth, ©1998.
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This collection of essays is divided into 2 sections: UK asylum law & policy & issues relating to refugee health & welfare. They have been selected from papers presented at workshops at a conference entitled Refugee Rights and Realities.

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Current issues of UK asylum law and policy.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, Dartmouth, ©1998
Online version:
Current issues of UK asylum law and policy.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, Dartmouth, ©1998
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Nicholson; Patrick M Twomey
ISBN: 1840141808 9781840141801
OCLC Number: 40225283
Description: xxvii, 371 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Reported Case Law --
UK-Based Organisations Working on Refugee and Asylum Issues --
Contributors' Biographical Details --
1. The Case of UK Asylum Law and Policy: Lessons from History? / Dallal Stevens --
2. Political Representations of Geography and Place in the Introduction of the UK Asylum and Immigration Act (1996) / Craig Young --
3. A Case of Ministers Behaving Badly: The Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 / Richard Dunstan --
4. The Designation of "Safe" Countries and Individual Assessment of Asylum Claims / Rachel Trost and Peter Billings --
5. The "Internal Flight Alternative" (IFA) Test and the Concept of Protection / Hugo Storey --
6. Sexual Orientation and Refugee Claims Based on "Membership of a Particular Social Group" Under the 1951 Refugee Convention / Simon Russell --
7. Problems in Medical Report Writing for Asylum Seekers / Michael Peel --
8. Working With the Asylum Regime: an Adjudicator's Perspective / Geoffrey Care. 9. Researching "The Risks of Getting it Wrong" / Alison Harvey --
10. Protection and Process: Towards Fair and Effective Asylum Determination Procedures / Anne Owers and Madeline Garlick --
11. Taking Human Rights Seriously in the Asylum Context? A Perspective on the Development of Law and Policy / C. J. Harvey --
12. Entitlement to Protection: A Human Rights-based Approach to Refugee Protection in the United Kingdom / Nicholas Blake --
13. Health Screening for Newly-arrived Asylum Seekers and their Access to NHS Provision / David Jobbins --
14. The Mental Health Needs of Refugees and Asylum Seekers: Key Issues in Research and Service Development / Charles Watters --
15. The Needs of Young Male Refugees in London with Particular Reference to Education and Training / Alison Harker and Maknun Gamaledin-Ashami --
16. Parent-child Communication Barriers and Mother-tongue Education for Vietnamese Children in London / Tom Lam. 17. Asylum, Employer Sanctions and Race / Selina Goulbourne --
18. Asylum Seekers' Rights to Housing: New Recipients of the Old Poor Law / Caroline Hunter.
Responsibility: edited by Frances Nicholson, Patrick Twomey.


The essays in this work, covering UK asylum law policy, are organized in two sections: the first deals with issues of legal process and policy. The second section provides the context for a more  Read more...


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