The Dispersal and Social Exclusion of Asylum Seekers: Between Liminality and Belonging - Hynes, Patricia
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This book establishes asylum seekers as a socially excluded group. It provides an overview of historic and contemporary dispersal systems, and it investigates the policy of dispersing asylum seekers across the UK and how this dispersal impacts their lives. It argues that deterrent asylum policies increase the sense of liminality experienced by individuals. The book challenges assumptions that asylum seekers should be socially excluded until they receive refugee status, and it illustrates how asylum seekers create their own sense of 'belonging' in the absence of official recognition.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book establishes asylum seekers as a socially excluded group. It provides an overview of historic and contemporary dispersal systems, and it investigates the policy of dispersing asylum seekers across the UK and how this dispersal impacts their lives. It argues that deterrent asylum policies increase the sense of liminality experienced by individuals. The book challenges assumptions that asylum seekers should be socially excluded until they receive refugee status, and it illustrates how asylum seekers create their own sense of 'belonging' in the absence of official recognition.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: POLICY PR
  • Seitenzahl: 240
  • Erscheinungstermin: März 2011
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 241mm x 170mm x 18mm
  • Gewicht: 567g
  • ISBN-13: 9781847423269
  • ISBN-10: 1847423264
  • Artikelnr.: 29379448
Autorenporträt
Patricia Hynes is a senior research officer at the NSPCC, conducting research on the trafficking of children and young people in the UK. She has a practitioner background, having worked in refugee camps in Southeast Asia and with refugee community organisations within the UK. Her published works to date include papers on refugee, internally displaced and asylum issues, particularly in relation to issues around trust.