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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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Access to Asylum: International Refugee Law and the Globalisation of Migration Control


ISBN13: 9781107003477
Published: March 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £77.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781107621558



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Is there still a right to seek asylum in a globalised world? Migration control has increasingly moved to the high seas or the territory of transit and origin countries, and is now commonly outsourced to private actors.

Under threat of financial penalties airlines today reject any passenger not in possession of a valid visa, and private contractors are used to run detention centres and man border crossings.

In this volume Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen examines the impact of these new practices for refugees' access to asylum. A systematic analysis is provided of the reach and limits of international refugee law when migration control is carried out extraterritorially or by non-state actors.

State practice from around the globe and case law from all the major human rights institutions is discussed. The arguments are further linked to wider debates in human rights, general international law and political science.

Subjects:
Public International Law, Immigration, Asylum, Refugee and Nationality Law
Contents:
1. Introduction
2. The refugee and the globalisation of migration control
3. Refugee protection and the reach of the non-refoulement principle
4. Offshore migration control and extraterritorial jurisdiction
5. The privatisation of migration control and state responsibility
6. The institutional reach of refugee protection
7. Conclusion.