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Asylum as reparation

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In this thesis, I examine the theoretical and practical implications of understanding asylum as a form of reparation. My basic contention is that offers of asylum potentially constitute a means through which states can discharge their special obligations towards refugees for whose flight they are responsible. Asylum, on my account, is an institution that can contribute to the rectification of the unjustified harms that states may have caused refugees by forcing them to flee.

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Centre for Criminology
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Funding agency for:
Souter, J
Grant:
ES/I903887/1
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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2015-02-19

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