By Anthony Good

ISBN-10: 1904385559

ISBN-13: 9781904385554

ISBN-10: 1904385567

ISBN-13: 9781904385561

even if asylum has generated extraordinary degrees of public and political main issue over the last decade, there was astonishingly little box examine at the subject. this can be a research of the criminal strategy of claiming asylum from an anthropological standpoint, concentrating on the function of specialist proof from 'country specialists' similar to anthropologists. It describes how such proof is utilized in tests of asylum claims by means of the house place of work and by way of adjudicators and tribunals listening to asylum appeals. It compares makes use of of social clinical and scientific facts in criminal decision-making and analyzes, anthropologically, the criminal makes use of of key options from the 1951 Refugee conference, equivalent to 'race', 'religion', and 'social group'. The proof is drawn from box statement of greater than three hundred charm hearings in London and Glasgow; from pronounced case legislation and from interviews with immigration adjudicators, tribunal chairs, barristers and solicitors, in addition to specialist witnesses.

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