The Dispersal and Social Exclusion of Asylum Seekers : Between Liminality and Belonging, Hardback Book

The Dispersal and Social Exclusion of Asylum Seekers : Between Liminality and Belonging Hardback

Description

This book establishes asylum seekers as a socially excluded group, investigating the policy of dispersing asylum seekers across the UK and providing an overview of historic and contemporary dispersal systems.

It is the first book to seek to understand how asylum seekers experience the dispersal system and the impact this has on their lives.

The author argues that deterrent asylum policies increase the sense of liminality experienced by individuals, challenges assumptions that asylum seekers should be socially excluded until receipt of refugee status and illustrates how they create their own sense of 'belonging' in the absence of official recognition.

Academics, students, policy-makers and practitioners would all benefit from reading this book.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Policy Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Refugees & political asylum
  • ISBN: 9781847423269

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