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Textbook on Immigration and Asylum Law - Fifth Edition
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Textbook on Immigration and Asylum Law - Fifth Edition

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Published 19 July 2012 (OUP)
ISBN: 9780199699438. Paperback, 635 pages.

Gina Clayton 

  • Widely recognized as the definitive textbook for this area of law, this book is an essential tool for teachers and students of immigration and asylum law 
  • The author's passion for the subject makes this a highly readable and engaging book for students new to the subject, as well as those with more experience 
  • Clear analysis and commentary on the political, social, and historical dimensions of the law brings the subject to life and encourages students to engage critically with the issues 
  • The book makes use of a wide range of helpful learning features including diagrams, case summaries, further reading suggestions, and end of chapter questions 
  • An Online Resource Centre accompanies the book, featuring updates to the law, problem questions, web links, and additional material useful for the study of immigration and asylum law New to this edition 
  • Thoroughly updated to include recent Supreme Court decisions including Cart, Quila, HJ (Iran) and ZH (Tanzania). 
  • Provides coverage of the migration law decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Union, as well as coalition government policies and consultations, and the Equality Act 2010. 
The fifth edition of Textbook on Immigration and Asylum Law continues to provide students with expert coverage of case law and legislation, along with dynamic analysis of the political context and social impact of the law, and a strong focus on human rights. An essential text for students at all levels, the book deftly guides the reader through this fascinating and constantly developing area of law. 

Online Resource Centre 

This book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, which contains the following resources designed to support the book:

- Twice-yearly updates providing easy access to changes and developments in the law 

- Problem questions to test knowledge and develop analytical skill

- Guidance on how to answer the end-of-chapter questions 

- A selection of web links to support additional research 

Readership: Suitable for LLB students studying optional modules on immigration and asylum law, and for students taking Masters courses related to imigration and asylum law. Also suitable as supplementary reading for students studying human rights law and social work law. 

Gina Clayton, Visiting Lecturer, Middlesex University Gina Clayton is joint managing editor of the Journal of Immigration, Asylum & Nationality Law, a Visiting Lecturer at Middlesex University, and is active in grassroots initiatives concerning asylum, including the City of Sanctuary movement. 

Contributors: Caroline Sawyer, Senior Lecturer, Victoria University of Wellington Dr Helen Toner, Dean of Students, University of Warwick Dr Helena Wray, Senior Lecturer, Middlesex University 

Table of Contents

Section 1: Laying the Foundations 

1.: History and sources of immigration law 

2.: Policy, politics and media 

3.: Nationality and right of abode 

4.: Immigration law and human rights 

Section 2: European Law and Migration 

5.: Freedom of movement for EU nationals 

6.: Immigration and Asylum for Third Country Nationals Under EU Law

Section 3: The System of Immigration Control 

7.: Crossing the border and leave to remain 

8.: Challenging decisions: appeals and judicial review 

Section 4: Entry to the UK 

9.: Family life 

10.: Entry for work, business and study: the Points Based System 

11.: Visitors: Entry for Temporary Purposes Section 5: The Asylum Claim 

12.: The asylum process and appeals 

13.: The refugee definition 

14.: Criminalization and excluding an asylum claim 

Section 6: Enforcement 

15.: Detention 

16.: Deportation 

17.: Removal 

18.: Expulsions and Article 8

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