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Author Allwood, Gill,
Title Refugee women in Britain and France.
Imprint Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2010.

Author Allwood, Gill,
Subject Women refugees -- Great Britain -- Social conditions.
Women refugees -- France -- Social conditions.
Alt Name Wadia, Khursheed,
Description 1 online resource (225 pages)
Contents Copyright; Contents; List of tables; List of abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Policies and practices: international, European and national frameworks; 2 Migration contexts, demographic and social characteristics: refugee women in Britain and France; 3 Refugee women in Britain; 4 Refugee women in France; 5 Refugees, gender and citizenship in Britain and France; 6 Refugee women and NGOs; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Summary This book is about the lives of refugee women in Britain and France. Who are they? Where do they come from? What happens to them when they arrive, while they wait for a decision on their claim for asylum, and after the decision, whether positive or negative?It shows how laws and processes designed to meet the needs of men fleeing political persecution often fail to protect women from persecution in their home countries and fail to meet their needs during and after the decision-making process. It portrays refugee women as resilient, resourceful and potentially active participants in British and.
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781847792600 (electronic bk.)
184779260X (electronic bk.)
9781781701720 (electronic bk.)
1781701725 (electronic bk.)
9780719071225 (hardback)
OCLC # 818847227
Additional Format Print version: Allwood, Gill. Refugee women in Britain and France. Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2010 9780719071225 (OCoLC)449857764

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