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dc.contributor.authorE. Davies, Saraen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T15:28:53Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T15:28:53Z
dc.date.issued2008en_US
dc.date.modified2011-06-13T22:59:28Z
dc.identifier.isbn9789004163515en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/27960
dc.description.abstractThe 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and the 1967 Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees are the two primary international legal instruments that states use to process asylum seekers' claim to refugee status. However, in Southeast Asia only two states have acceded to these instruments. This is seemingly paradoxical for a region that has been host to a large number of asylum seekers who, as a result, are forced to live as 'illegal migrants'. This book examines the region's continued rejection of international refugee law through extensive archival analysis and argues that this rejection was shaped by the region's response to its largest refugee crisis in the post-1945 era: the Indochinese refugee crisis from 1975 to 1996. The result is a seminal study into Southeast Asian's relationship with international refugee law and the impact that this has had on states surrounding the region, the UNHCR and the asylum seekers themselves.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherMartinus Nijhoff Publishersen_US
dc.publisher.placeNetherlandsen_US
dc.publisher.urihttp://www.brill.com/legitimising-rejectionen_US
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.rights.retentionYen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchInternational Law (excl. International Trade Law)en_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchGovernment and Politics of Asia and the Pacificen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode180116en_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode160606en_US
dc.titleLegitimising Rejection: International Refugee Law in Southeast Asiaen_US
dc.typeBooken_US
dc.type.descriptionA1 - Authored Research (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeA - Booksen_US
gro.rights.copyrightSelf-archiving is not yet supported by this publisher. Please refer to the publisher's website or contact the author(s) for more information.en_AU
gro.date.issued2008
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