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Author Kirkwood, Steve, author.

Title The language of asylum : refugees and discourse / Steve Kirkwood, Simon Goodman, Chris McVittie, Andy McKinlay.

Publication Info. Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Internet  WORLD WIDE WEB E-BOOK SPRINGER    Downloadable
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 216 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-208) and index.
Contents Seeking asylum and the journey. Policy and research on refugees and asylum-seekers ; Theory and method in understanding the experiences of refugees and asylum-seekers -- Getting here. Places of death--constructing asylum-seekers' and refugees' countries of origin ; Places of safety--constructing countries of refuge ; Who counts as an asylum-seeker or refugee? -- Being here. Asylum-seekers and the right to work ; Relationships with local residents--antagonism, racism and belonging -- Staying here or going back. Refugees, asylum-seekers and integration ; Destitution, detention and forced return -- Conclusion. Conclusion.
Note Description based on print version record.
Summary The early part of the 21st century has been marked by widespread social upheaval and geographical displacement of people. This book examines how refugees, asylum-seekers, locals and professional refugee workers make sense of asylum and refuge in the context of current UK asylum policies.
Subject PSYCHOLOGY -- Social Psychology.
Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Assimilation (Sociology)
Immigrants -- Great Britain -- Social conditions.
Emigration and immigration law -- Great Britain.
Assimilation (Sociology) (OCoLC)fst00819095
Emigration and immigration law. (OCoLC)fst00908736
Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00908722
Immigrants -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst00967782
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Added Author Goodman, Simon, 1948- author.
McVittie, Chris, author.
McKinlay, Andrew, author.
Other Form: Print version: 9781137461162
ISBN 1137461160 (electronic bk.)
9781137461162 (electronic bk.)
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