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By Lucy Mayblin

Asylum seekers aren't welcome in Europe. yet why is that the case? for plenty of students, the guidelines became extra restrictive over fresh a long time as the asylum seekers have replaced. this alteration is frequently acknowledged to be approximately numbers, equipment of trip, and purposes for flight. in brief: we're in an age of hypermobility and states can't do something about such volumes of ‘others’.

This ebook offers another view, drawing on theoretical insights from 3rd international techniques to overseas legislation, publish- and decolonial reviews, and featuring new learn at the context of the British Empire. The textual content highlights the truth that because the early Nineties, for the 1st time, the vast majority of asylum seekers originate from nations outdoors of Europe, nations which until eventually 30-60 years in the past have been less than colonial rule. guidelines which deal with asylum seekers needs to, the e-book argues, be understood not just as a part of an international hypermobile current, yet in the context of colonial histories.

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