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Refuge beyond ReachHow Rich Democracies Repel Asylum Seekers

Refuge beyond Reach: How Rich Democracies Repel Asylum Seekers

David Scott FitzGerald

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190874155
eISBN:
9780190874186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874155.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Comparative and Historical Sociology

The core of the asylum regime is the principle of non-refoulement that prohibits governments from sending refugees back to their persecutors. Governments attempt to evade this legal obligation to ... More

Shocks, States, and SustainabilityThe Origins of Radical Environmental Reforms

Shocks, States, and Sustainability: The Origins of Radical Environmental Reforms

Thomas K. Rudel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190921019
eISBN:
9780190924454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190921019.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Comparative and Historical Sociology

For the past three decades scientists have urged us to abandon fossil fuels as rapidly as possible. Despite these pleas, the global energy sector has retained a familiar profile, dominated by the use ... More

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