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The politics of extraterritorial processing: offshore asylum policies in Europe and the Pacific

1 Nov 2006
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Extraterritorial asylum policies – initiatives that seek to ‘deterritorialize’ the asylum system by providing protection to refugees and processing asylum claims outside the territory of the state implementing the policy – challenge fundamental features of the global refugee regime. Why did extraterritorial asylum policies in the UK and Australia rise to prominence in the early 2000s? And what are the political conditions under which extraterritorial asylum policies may take place?

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2006
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