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The minority within the minority: Refugee community-based organisations in the UK and the impact of restrictionism on asylum-seekers

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Since the mid-1990s, policies and legislation for refugees and asylum-seekers have become increasingly restrictionist in the UK. Disentitlement to housing and welfare benefits and fragmented service delivery have caused widespread social exclusion and destitution amongst asylum-seekers. The article examines some of the consequences of these policy shifts for refugee community-based organisations (RCOs). The article shows how, on the margins, RCOs have articulated the needs and expanded their ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, International Development, Refugee Studies Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
Volume:
26
Issue:
4
Pages:
675-697
Publication date:
2000-01-01
ISSN:
1369-183X
URN:
uuid:fc512f56-1978-4010-8645-a6c2bf27afba
Source identifiers:
274986
Local pid:
pubs:274986
Language:
English
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