Rethinking Asylum

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Rethinking Asylum

By Matthew E. Price

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Who should receive asylum? Traditionally, asylum has been limited to people fearing persecution, but should it be extended to those fleeing civil wars, severe poverty, and other serious harm? Matthew Price defends the focus on persecution, arguing that granting asylum expresses political values by condemning states for mistreating their citizens.

Subject: Social Sciences -> Political Science -> History & Theory

Rethinking Asylum
History, Purpose, and Limits
1st edition
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 5/14/09
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Language: English

ISBN 10: 051173896X
ISBN 13: 9780511738968
Print ISBN: 9780521881166

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