The Resource African asylum at a crossroads : activism, expert testimony, and refugee rights, edited by Iris Berger [and four others] ; foreword by Penelope Andrews ; afterword by Fallou Ngom

African asylum at a crossroads : activism, expert testimony, and refugee rights, edited by Iris Berger [and four others] ; foreword by Penelope Andrews ; afterword by Fallou Ngom

Label
African asylum at a crossroads : activism, expert testimony, and refugee rights
Title
African asylum at a crossroads
Title remainder
activism, expert testimony, and refugee rights
Statement of responsibility
edited by Iris Berger [and four others] ; foreword by Penelope Andrews ; afterword by Fallou Ngom
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
African Asylum at a Crossroads: Activism, Expert Testimony, and Refugee Rights examines the emerging trend of requests for expert opinions in asylum hearings or refugee status determinations. This is the first book to explore the role of court-based expertise in relation to African asylum cases and the first to establish a rigorous analytical framework for interpreting the effects of this new reliance on expert testimony. Over the past two decades, courts in Western countries and beyond have begun demanding expert reports tailored to the experience of the individual claimant. As courts incre
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
342.6083
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
KQC567
LC item number
.A375 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Berger, Iris
  • Andrews, Penelope
  • Ngom, Fallou
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  • Political refugees
  • Asylum, Right of
  • Evidence, Expert
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Label
African asylum at a crossroads : activism, expert testimony, and refugee rights, edited by Iris Berger [and four others] ; foreword by Penelope Andrews ; afterword by Fallou Ngom
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Foreword; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction: Law, Expertise, and Protean Ideas about African Migrants; 1: Before Asylum and the Expert Witness; 2: Fraudulent Asylum Seeking as Transnational Mobilization[18]; 3: The Evolving Refugee Definition; 4: Expert Evidence in British Asylum Courts; 5: "The Immigration People Know the Stories. There's One for Each Country"; 6: Cultural Silences as an Excuse for Injustice; 7: Between Advocacy and Deception; 8: Allegations, Evidence, and Evaluation; 9: Sexual Minorities among African Asylum Claimants
  • 10: The "Asylum-Advocacy Nexus" in Anthropological PerspectiveAFTERWORD; About the Authors; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (465 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821445181
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000421543
  • (EBL)2055233
  • (SSID)ssj0001481286
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12633188
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001481286
  • (PQKBWorkID)11517941
  • (PQKB)11661729
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC2055233
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000421543
Label
African asylum at a crossroads : activism, expert testimony, and refugee rights, edited by Iris Berger [and four others] ; foreword by Penelope Andrews ; afterword by Fallou Ngom
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Foreword; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction: Law, Expertise, and Protean Ideas about African Migrants; 1: Before Asylum and the Expert Witness; 2: Fraudulent Asylum Seeking as Transnational Mobilization[18]; 3: The Evolving Refugee Definition; 4: Expert Evidence in British Asylum Courts; 5: "The Immigration People Know the Stories. There's One for Each Country"; 6: Cultural Silences as an Excuse for Injustice; 7: Between Advocacy and Deception; 8: Allegations, Evidence, and Evaluation; 9: Sexual Minorities among African Asylum Claimants
  • 10: The "Asylum-Advocacy Nexus" in Anthropological PerspectiveAFTERWORD; About the Authors; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (465 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821445181
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000421543
  • (EBL)2055233
  • (SSID)ssj0001481286
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12633188
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001481286
  • (PQKBWorkID)11517941
  • (PQKB)11661729
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC2055233
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000421543

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