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  • Author:
    Dallal Stevens
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    0421763507
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    978-0421763500
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    Sweet & Maxwell (December 31, 2003)
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    512 pages
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Part 1 places asylum in its historical context, covering the period from the 12th to the later 20th century.

UK Asylum Law and Poli. Part 2 concentrates on contemporary UK and EU asylum and refugee law, assessing the four major statutes enacted between 1993 and 2002. It discusses the role of Home Office policy in the exclusion and inclusion of asylum seekers and considers some key judgments in the asylum field. The book concludes with an overview of the harmonisation of asylum at the EU level, assessing the influence of EU initiatives on municipal law and exploring some of the tensions in UK policy between unilateralism and co-operation, liberalism and restrictionism.

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The international and distinguished group of authors address some of the most lively contemporary problems in their respective fields, and provide new perspectives and insights in a wide range of areas. With a firm focus on texts and contexts, the papers come together to provide a coherent volume dedicated to one of the greatest contemporary Romanists, legal historians and comparative lawyers.

For an overview of British practice historically, see Stevens, UK Asylum Law and Policy, ch.

Holmes, Colin, John Bull's Island: Immigration and British Society, 1871–1971 (London: Macmillan, 1988); and Stevens, Dallal, UK Asylum Law and Policy: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives (London: Sweet and Maxwell, 2004), 19–32. 7. Aliens Act 1905 (5 Edw. VII. c. 13), s. 1(3)(d). 10. Immigration law and refugee law are not synonymous, although in British scholarship as elsewhere, they are often taken to be. Immigration law describes the practice of states in regulating, at their discretion, the admission and removal of non-citizens to and from their territory. For an overview of British practice historically, see Stevens, UK Asylum Law and Policy, ch. 1.

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Asylum Law and Policy focuses on the construction of the asylum seeker and refugee throughout the decades, and examines the concept of asylum in UK law, how it has evolved, and the law and practice to which it has given rise. Distinct from more general textbooks on immigration and refugee law, it considers the UK's treatment of refugees in a historical context and provides a critical analysis of the legal issues relating to UK asylum law and of the development of legislation in this area. * Includes authoritative analysis of the evolution of asylum law and the changing attitudes of UK governments * Provides a clear framework for discussion of a subject receiving increased academic and media attention * Offers up-to-date assessment of national and European law on asylum