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Global Changes in Asylum Regimes

  • Danièle Joly

Part of the Migration, Minorities and Citizenship book series (MMC)

About this book


This book examines convergent trends in asylum regimes around the world. It covers the main regions of the world where asylum is a critical problem: Europe, Africa and Central America. It also looks at the major issues: human rights; non-governmental organisation involvement; gender; return; comprehensive policy; European Union harmonisation; international intervention and temporary protection.


Asylum Europe European Union (EU) gender government human rights intervention Policy violence

Editors and affiliations

  • Danièle Joly
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Research in Ethnic RelationsUniversity of WarwickUK

About the editors

MICHAEL BARUTCISKI, Barreau du Québec, Canada AGNÈS CALLAMARD, Head of the Office of the Secretary General, Amnesty International, UK CORNELIS D. DE JONG, Co-Ordinator, Global Forum on Fighting Corruption and Safeguarding Integrity II, Ministry of Justice, Netherlands LOUIS GENTILE, Refugee Law Training Officer, UNHCR, UK MARK GIBNEY, Belk Distinguished Professor, University of North Caroline-Ashville, USA MORTEN KJAERUM, Director, Danish Centre for Human Rights, Denmark JOHN O. OUCHO, Professor of Population and Sustainable Development, University of Botswana ROSEMARY PRESTON, Director, International Centre for Education in Development, Department of Continuing Education, University of Warwick, UK HUBERTO ESTRADA-SOVERANIS, Human and Indigenous Rights Lawyer, Guatemala ASTRI SUHRKE, Senior Research Fellow, Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway

Bibliographic information


'this is an excellent collection of bite-sized, interesting and well researched pieces...' - Emma Haddad, Nations and Nationalism - Volume 10 Part 4