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Refugees, race and the legal concept of asylum in Britain

Refugees, race and the legal concept of asylum in Britain

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Prakash Shah
  • Language: English
  • Publication Information: London : Cavendish, 2000
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/refugees-race-and-the-legal-concept-of-asylum-in-britain/ (Stable identifier)

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XXII, 245 pages ; 24 cm

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Refugees, race and the legal concept of asylum in Britain is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Cavendish
  • Responsable Person: Prakash Amritlal Shah.
  • Number of Editions: 8 editions
  • First edition Date: 1999
  • Last edition Date: 2000
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD4142
  • ISBN: 1859416012 9781859416013
  • OCLC: 44184408

Main Contents

Introduction; England's Free Air; The Aliens Act 1905, Jews and Gypsies; Internationalisation of Arrangements for European Refugees; Refugees from the British Commonwealth; Turning against non-European Refugees; Tamil Migration and the Law of Asylum; Ruling the Refugees; Conclusions

Summary Note

Examines the principle of asylum for refugees in United Kingdom law, proposing that when faced with the migration of non-European refugee groups this principle has often been treated with disrespect. The book considers the response of the state to the migration of various groups across 500 years.

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