Special issue of Refugee Survey Quarterly, edited by Philippe De Bruycker and Lilian Tsourdi


RSQ cverA special issue of the Refugee Survey Quarterly, edited by Philippe De Bruycker and Lilian Tsourdi, is available at the following address: https://rsq.oxfordjournals.org/content/35/1.toc

Articles in this issue examine the challenge of asylum detention to refugee protection employing various research methodologies and concentrating on legislative developments, jurisprudence and practice in different national and regional levels: North America, EU, Council of Europe and global level. Some of the contributions build upon the analysis developed in the framework of the Made Real project, which was coordinated by the Odysseus Academic Network and co-financed by the European Commission.

The editors are very grateful to the Editor-in-Chief Vincent Chetail and his team at the RSQ for the opportunity to develop this issue and for an excellent collaboration during the editing process. They also thank Alice Bloomfield, Galina Cornelisse, Cathryn Costello, Alice Edwards, Petra Molnar, Minos Mouzourakis, Joanna Petin and Stephanie J. Silverman for contributing to the issue.

Refugee Survey Quarterly
Volume 35 Number 1 March 2016

Special Issue: The Challenge of Asylum Detention to Refugee Protection

Guest Editors: Philippe De Bruycker and Evangelia (Lilian) Tsourdi


Introduction: The Challenge of Asylum Detention to Refugee Protection
Philippe De Bruycker and Evangelia (Lilian) Tsourdi

Asylum Detention in EU Law: Falling between Two Stools?
Evangelia (Lilian) Tsourdi

Alternatives to Detention at a Crossroads: Humanisation or Criminalisation?
Alice Bloomfield

EU Law and the Detainability of Asylum-Seekers
Cathryn Costello and Minos Mouzourakis

Territory, Procedures and Rights: Border Procedures in European Asylum Law
Galina Cornelisse

Exploring the Role of Vulnerability in Immigration Detention
Joanna Pétin

Everyday Injustices: Barriers to Access to Justice for Immigration Detainees in Canada
Stephanie J. Silverman and Petra Molnar

Note: From Routine to Exceptional: Introduction to UNHCR’s Global Strategy – Beyond Detention 2014–2019 Supporting Governments to End the Detention of Asylum-Seekers
Alice Edwards

The European Commission support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents which reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsi­ble for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.
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