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Blurred Lines: Detaining asylum seekers in Britain and France

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In this article, we explore the use of immigration detention for asylum seekers in Britain and France who are awaiting removal to other European Union (EU) member states for processing under the terms of the Dublin Convention. As we will show, the emphasis on risk assessment as the grounds for detaining these people recasts humanitarian protections as security matters, effectively folding asylum seekers into a broader criminalisation of migration. A punitive response to those seeking refuge,...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/1440783319882534

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Author, Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-7750-5109
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Sociology Journal website
Volume:
56
Issue:
1
Pages:
53-68
Publication date:
2019-11-12
Acceptance date:
2019-08-12
DOI:
EISSN:
1741-2978
ISSN:
1440-7833
Source identifiers:
1043351
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:1043351
UUID:
uuid:51965069-5973-4c90-83ad-b203a30085aa
Local pid:
pubs:1043351
Deposit date:
2019-08-13

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