Essays about: "Asylum"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 335 essays containing the word Asylum.

  1. 1. Biopolitical bodies at the Greek-Turkish border

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Giorgos Litsis; [2020]
    Keywords : Biopolitics; state of exception; bare life; homo sacer; borders;

    Abstract : On 27 February 2020, Erdogan announced that he would open the Turkish border, allowing refugees to cross into Europe. Greece’s response was the deployment of military forces and the suspension of asylum applications. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessing security and IPA in Afghanistan : A comparative case study on the assessment of security and internal protection alternative in Sweden and Norway

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Ida Kjellberg Stjernström; [2020]
    Keywords : Afghanistan; Security; Internal Protection Alternative; Asylum; Swedish Migration Agency; Norwegian Directorate of Immigration; UDI; EASO; UNHCR; International law; the 1951 Refugee Convention; the Directive 2011 95 EU;

    Abstract : It is common by states to deny asylum for asylum-seekers with the argument that the applicant could find protection within their own country of residence instead of receiving international protection. This is called internal protection alternative (IPA). READ MORE

  3. 3. Deeming Damascus 'Safe': The Aspiration of Danish State Actors to 'Return' Syrian Nationals to the Damascus Region

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Emma Gade Nielsen; [2020]
    Keywords : Deportation; Governmentality; Non-Deportability; Discourse; Danish asylum policy;

    Abstract : This paper examines the intensified focus on ‘return’ in Danish asylum policy and the changed approach to the assessment of revocation of residence permits and asylum claims made by Syrian nationals. The aim of the study is to understand the interplay between Danish state actors and the Refugee Appeals Board and their tactics of legitimization in adopting this new approach and rejecting asylum protection to three Syrian nationals. READ MORE

  4. 4. Access to Social Justice: the Intersection of Homelessness and Migration in Europe. A Multiple Case Study of Italy and Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Enrico Giansanti; [2020]
    Keywords : Homelessness; Migrants; Refugees; Intersectionality; Scales of Justice; Redistribution; Recognition; Multiple case study; Italy; Sweden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study maps the intersection of homelessness and migration in Europe by focusing on Italy and Sweden; in the study, ‘Europe’ is defined by the Schengen Common Area Agreement, by the Common European Asylum System and by the Dublin Regulation. Using Kimberlé Crenshaw’s Intersectionality as one of its main theoretical reference points, the study argues that different dimensions of power relations may combine to create unique modes of discrimination that apply specifically to homeless migrants in Italy and Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Translating Truthfulness and Credibility: On Socio-Legal Construction of Refugee Through Language Interpretation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Sümeyra Özçimen; [2020]
    Keywords : Refugee Determination Process; Credibility Assessment; Asylum-Seeker; Interpretation; Foucault; Truth; Salvation; Language; Interpreter; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis revolves around how the truthfulness of the asylum claim is constructed within the process of refugee status determination in Sweden by focusing on the role of interpretation. The study asks what role interpretation plays in the formation of truth within the credibility assessment of asylum claims. READ MORE