Who counts as a refugee?
Who counts as a refugee?

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Who counts as a refugee?

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A very useful overview of ‘migration’ can be found in Lewis (2003). A special issue of Critical Social Policy (2002, vol.22, no.3) on ‘Asylum and welfare’ focuses on refugees, asylum seekers and migration. Kushner's The Holocaust and the Liberal Imagination (1994) and London's Whitehall and the Jew (2000) provide comprehensive analyses of UK approaches to refugees in the 1930s.

In such a rapidly changing area of social policy, up-to-date information and analysis can be found on various websites (accessed on 29 February 2008): the Home Office Border and Immigration Agency gives information about law and policy, as well as regular updates on statistical information (Home Office IND [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] ). Critical analysis of policy and personal stories can be found on the websites of the Refugee Council (Scottish Refugee Council (www.Scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk), the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (www.jcwi.org.uk), and The Guardian newspaper (www.guardian.co.uk).


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