Regional Approaches to the Protection of Asylum Seekers: An International Legal Perspective

Regional Approaches to the Protection of Asylum Seekers: An International Legal Perspective, ed. Abass, Ademola and Ippolito, Francesca (Farnham: Ashgate, 2014).

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  • Editor Abass, Ademola
    Ippolito, Francesca
    Title Regional Approaches to the Protection of Asylum Seekers: An International Legal Perspective
    Publication Date 2014-03
    Place of Publication Farnham
    Publisher Ashgate
    Pages 392
    Language eng
    Abstract This book presents a comprehensive assessment of regional responses to the crisis in the asylum/refugee system and critically examines how different regions tackle the problem. The chapters consider the fundamental challenges which undermine an effective asylum process as well as regional difficulties with the various circumstances surrounding asylum seekers. With contributions on Africa, Europe, Latin America, South Asia and the Middle East, and the Pacific, the collection strives to appreciate what informs each region’s approach to the asylum process and asks if there are issues common to every region and if regions can learn from one another. The book seeks an understanding of the existing legal regime for the protection of asylum seekers and how regional institutions such as human rights commissions and regional courts enforce and adjudicate the law. The volume will be valuable to those interested in international law, migration and human rights.
    UNBIS Thesaurus INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
    Keyword Regional leadership
    Copyright Holder The Editor(s) (as applicable) and the Author(s)
    Copyright Year 2014
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    ISBN 9781409474586
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