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Author Tazreiter, Claudia.

Title Asylum seekers and the State : the politics of protection in a security-conscious world / Claudia Tazreiter
Published Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2004]
©2004

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Description vii, 258 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Introduction : ambivalence and the outsider -- 2. Locating the obligation to protect -- 3. Non-government organisations and the state - partners and adversaries -- 4. The search for protection in Germany -- 5. Selection and control in Australia - from old habits to new techniques -- 6. Paths of resistance and NGO experience in Germany -- 7. Detention and state sanctioned violence in Australia -- 8. Conclusion : communication and the politics of asylum
Summary "Asylum Seekers and the State reveals immigration policy as a political process which has social consequences not only for the newcomer group, but also for the wider receiver society. This work considers the obligations which receiver societies have for considering refugee claims, but at the same time assesses contemporary security concerns; it also provides an introduction to the roles of non-government organizations as stake-holders in the political process. The book also offers a study of the historical and cultural context of immigration in Germany and Australia, which demonstrates the practical impact of these issues."--BOOK JACKET
Analysis Germany
Refugees
Immigration policy
Nongovernment organisations
Human rights
Australia overseas comparisons
Statistics
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [235]-253
Notes View table of contents on the Internet via the World Wide Web
Subject Refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Refugees -- Government policy.
Refugees -- Government policy -- Germany.
Refugees -- Government policy -- Australia.
Asylum, Right of.
Germany -- Emigration and immigration.
Australia -- Emigration and immigration.
LC no. 2004006897
ISBN 0754640698 alkaline paper
Other Titles Politics of protection in a security-conscious world