Regional Focus: Australia

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Achieving Change in Australian Refugee Policy: A Case Study in the Limits of Law and Political Activism? (Refugee Research Blog, Sept. 2018) [text]

“Australia and People Seeking Asylum Who Arrive by Boat,” Oxford Handbook of Migration Crises (Oxford Univ. Press, Sept. 2018) [free full-text]

“Australia’s Extraterritorial Asylum Policies and the Making of Transit Sites,” Chapter in Critical Perspectives on Migration in the Twenty-First Century (E-International Relations, Aug. 2018) [open access]

Australia’s Man-made Crisis on Nauru: Six Years on (Refugee Council of Australia & Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, Sept. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

“Australia’s Refugee Policy: Not a Model for the World,” International Studies, vol. 55, no. 1 (2018) [Academia]

“The Economic Cost of Australia’s Asylum Policies,” Right Now Magazine, 21 Aug. 2018 [text]

Europe Wants to Process Asylum Seekers Offshore: The Lessons It Should Learn from Australia (Order from Chaos Blog, Aug. 2018) [text]

“Factors That Inhibit and Facilitate Wellbeing and Effectiveness in Counsellors Working with Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Australia,” Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology, vol. 12 (Aug. 2018) [open access]

“First Asylum Seekers Reach Australia Since 2014,” VOA News, 27 Aug. 2018 [text]

“An Interview with the Honourable Peter Dutton, Australia’s Minister of Home Affairs,” International Migration, vol. 56, no. 5 (Sept. 2018) [free full-text]

“A Look into Australian Policy on Asylum Seekers and Refugees: A Humanitarian Effort or a Violation of Human Rights?,” Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Politics, Economics and World Affairs, vol. 1, no. 1 (2018) [full-text]

Offshoring Asylum and Migration in Australia, Spain, Tunisia and the US: Lessons Learned and Feasibility for the EU (Centre for European Policy Studies, Sept. 2018) [text]
– Scroll to p. 9 for the Australia case study.

“Refugees in Indonesia Don’t Want to Get on Boats. They Want Basic Rights,” The Guardian, 30 Aug. 2018 [text]

“To Stop Italy’s Xenophobic Treatment of Refugees, the UN Should First Hold Australia Accountable,” QZ, 23 Sept. 2018 [text]

“Where Now for Immigration Policy?,” Inside Story, 29 Aug. 2018 [text]

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