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The Resource Law and asylum : space, subject, resistance, Simon Behrman

Law and asylum : space, subject, resistance, Simon Behrman

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Law and asylum : space, subject, resistance
Title
Law and asylum
Title remainder
space, subject, resistance
Statement of responsibility
Simon Behrman
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In contrast to the claim that refugee law has been a key in guaranteeing a space of protection for refugees, this book argues that law has been instrumental in eliminating spaces of protection, not just from one{u2019}s persecutors but also from the grasp of sovereign power. By uncovering certain fundamental aspects of asylum as practised in the past and in present day social movements, namely its concern with defining space rather than people and its role as a space of resistance or otherness to sovereign law, this book demonstrates that asylum has historically been antagonistic to law and vice versa. In contrast, twentieth-century refugee law was constructed precisely to ensure the effective management and control over the movements of forced migrants. To illustrate the complex ways in which these two paradigms {u2013} asylum and refugee law {u2013} interact with one another, this book examines their historical development and concludes with in-depth studies of the Sanctuary Movement in the United States and the Sans-Papiers of France."--Preliminary page
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DLC
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Behrman, Simon
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Law and Migration
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Asylum, Right of
  • Refugees
  • Freedom of movement (International law)
  • Illegal aliens
  • Asylum, Right of
  • Freedom of movement (International law)
  • Illegal aliens
  • Refugees
Label
Law and asylum : space, subject, resistance, Simon Behrman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 270 pages
Isbn
9781138304178
Lccn
2018001442
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)1020292852
Label
Law and asylum : space, subject, resistance, Simon Behrman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 270 pages
Isbn
9781138304178
Lccn
2018001442
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)1020292852

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