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Author Tyler, Heather.

Title Asylum : voices behind the razor wire / Heather Tyler
Published South Melbourne, Vic. : Lothian, [2003]


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Description xvii, 238 pages ; 21 cm
regular print
Summary A collection of first hand accounts describing what has driven asylum seekers to flee their homelands to come to Australia seeking refuge, and detailing the traumas involved both in flight from their homes and in detention on Australian shores. Also looks at Australia's perception of asylum seekers and media portrayals
Analysis Immigration detention centres
Refugee policy
Social conditions
Case studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Illegal -- Australia -- Anecdotes
Alien detention centers.
Illegal aliens -- Australia -- Anecdotes.
Refugees -- Australia -- Anecdotes.
Detention of persons -- Australia.
Alien detention centres -- Australia
Refugees -- Government policy -- Australia.
Illegal aliens -- Australia.
Refugees -- Australia.
Alien detention centers -- Australia.
Illegal aliens -- Government policy -- Australia.
Asylum, Right of -- Australia.
Genre/Form Anecdotes.
LC no. 2003446968
ISBN 0734405367 paperback