New PDF release: Asylum after Empire: Colonial Legacies in the Politics of

By Lucy Mayblin

Asylum seekers aren't welcome in Europe. yet why is that the case? for lots of students, the guidelines became extra restrictive over contemporary a long time as the asylum seekers have replaced. this modification is usually acknowledged to be approximately numbers, tools of trip, and purposes for flight. in brief: we're in an age of hypermobility and states can't focus on such volumes of ‘others’.

This e-book provides an alternate view, drawing on theoretical insights from 3rd international methods to foreign legislation, put up- and decolonial reports, and providing new examine at the context of the British Empire. The textual content highlights the truth that because the early Nineteen Nineties, for the 1st time, nearly all of asylum seekers originate from nations outdoors of Europe, nations which until eventually 30-60 years in the past have been below colonial rule. regulations which tackle asylum seekers needs to, the ebook argues, be understood not just as a part of an international hypermobile current, yet in the context of colonial histories.

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