Let me be a refugee : administrative justice and the politics of asylum in the United States, Canada, and Australia / Rebecca Hamlin.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 
xiv, 229 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Part I. The puzzle of asylum politics Let Me Be a Refugee Building a Cross-National Comparison of RSD Regimes "Illegal Refugees"and the Rise of Restrictive Asylum Politics Part II. Three RSD Regimes Compared Courting Asylum: The Judicialization of RSD in the United States The "Cadillac" Bureaucracy: RSD in Canada The Battle of the 'Bouncing Ball': RSD in Australia Part. III. The diffference an RSD regime makes Asylum for Women: Reading Gender into the Refugee Definition Escaping the People's Republic of China: Chinese Asylum Claims in Three RSD Regimes Complementary Protection in a Complicated World Part IV. Conclusions Asylum Seeker Blues and the Globalization of Law.
"This book compares the refugee status determination (RSD) regimes of three popular asylum seeker destinations. Despite similarly high levels of political resistance to accepting asylum seekers, because administrative justice is conceptualized and organized differently in every state, they vary in how they draw the line between refugee and non-refugee"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-223) and index.
K3268.3 .H36 2014
9780199373307 hardback 0199373302 hardback 9780199373314 paperback 0199373310 paperback