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Asylum, migration and community

Maggie O'Neill


Issues of asylum, migration, humanitarian protection, and integration/belonging are of growing interest beyond the disciplines of refugee studies, migration, and social policy. Rooted in more than two decades of scholarship, this book uses critical social theory and the participatory, biographical, and arts-based methods used with asylum seekers, refugees, and emerging communities to explore the dynamics of the asylum–migration–community nexus. It argues that interdisciplinary analysis is required to deal with the complexity of the issues involved, and offers understanding as praxis (purposefu ... More

Keywords: humanitarian protection, integration/belonging, refugee studies, migration, social policy, arts-based methods, asylum seekers, refugees, emerging communities, asylum–migration–community

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9781847422231
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847422231.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Maggie O'Neill, author