Asylum after Empire : colonial legacies in the politics of asylum seeking

@inproceedings{Mayblin2017AsylumAE,
  title={Asylum after Empire : colonial legacies in the politics of asylum seeking},
  author={Lucy Mayblin},
  year={2017}
}
Asylum seekers are not welcome in Europe. But why is that the case? For many scholars, the policies have become more restrictive over recent decades because the asylum seekers have changed. This change is often said to be about numbers, methods of travel, and reasons for flight. In short: we are in an age of hypermobility and states cannot cope with such volumes of ‘others’. This book presents an alternative view, drawing on theoretical insights from Third World Approaches to International… CONTINUE READING

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