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The Language of Asylum

Refugees and Discourse

  • Steve Kirkwood
  • Simon Goodman
  • Chris McVittie
  • Andy McKinlay

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Introduction

    1. Steve Kirkwood, Simon Goodman, Chris McVittie, Andy McKinlay
      Pages 1-4
  3. Seeking Asylum and the Journey

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. Steve Kirkwood, Simon Goodman, Chris McVittie, Andy McKinlay
      Pages 7-23
    3. Steve Kirkwood, Simon Goodman, Chris McVittie, Andy McKinlay
      Pages 24-39
  4. Getting Here

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-41
    2. Steve Kirkwood, Simon Goodman, Chris McVittie, Andy McKinlay
      Pages 43-60
    3. Steve Kirkwood, Simon Goodman, Chris McVittie, Andy McKinlay
      Pages 61-77
    4. Steve Kirkwood, Simon Goodman, Chris McVittie, Andy McKinlay
      Pages 78-95
  5. Being Here

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Steve Kirkwood, Simon Goodman, Chris McVittie, Andy McKinlay
      Pages 99-120
    3. Steve Kirkwood, Simon Goodman, Chris McVittie, Andy McKinlay
      Pages 121-140
  6. Staying Here or Going Back

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Steve Kirkwood, Simon Goodman, Chris McVittie, Andy McKinlay
      Pages 143-161
    3. Steve Kirkwood, Simon Goodman, Chris McVittie, Andy McKinlay
      Pages 162-179
  7. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-181
    2. Steve Kirkwood, Simon Goodman, Chris McVittie, Andy McKinlay
      Pages 183-194
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 195-216

About this book

Introduction

The early part of the 21st century has been marked by widespread social upheaval and geographical displacement of people. This book examines how refugees, asylum-seekers, locals and professional refugee workers make sense of asylum and refuge in the context of current UK asylum policies.

Keywords

refugees asylum integration discourse discourse analysis Asylum belonging

Authors and affiliations

  • Steve Kirkwood
    • 1
  • Simon Goodman
    • 2
  • Chris McVittie
    • 3
  • Andy McKinlay
    • 1
  1. 1.University of EdinburghUK
  2. 2.Coventry UniversityUK
  3. 3.Queen Margaret UniversityUK

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