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Textbook on immigration and asylum law

Textbook on immigration and asylum law

Clayton, Gina, author

This volume examines the law and system of control which govern immigration and asylum in the UK. It begins with the historical and legal context, explains who is subject to immigration control, and describes the legal and administrative structure of the system

Paperback, Book. English.
Seventh edition.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016
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  • Central Library – Earliest copy due back 3rd February

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    X4000000034926 342.42082/CLA Adult Non-Fiction Due back 3rd February


Statement of responsibility: Gina Clayton
ISBN: 0198747551, 9780198747550
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Previous edition: 2014.
Physical Description: 672 pages ; 25 cm
Subject: Asylum, Right of Great Britain.; Law.; Emigration and immigration law Great Britain.

Author note

Gina Clayton is an independant researcher, facilitator and writer. She works on asylum and migration projects, including reports for the EU Fundamental Rights Agency and the AIDA database, is a trustee of refugee charities in South Yorkshire, and an OISC adviser on asylum law.


The seventh edition of Textbook on Immigration and Asylum Law continues to provide students with expert coverage of case law and legislation, along with dynamic analysis of the political context and social impact of the law, and a strong focus on human rights.

Including key case summaries, chapter questions and further reading, the book deftly guides the reader through this fascinating and constantly developing area of law, using clear and accessible language throughout. An ideal guide for all students of the subject.

This book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, which contains the following resources designed to support the book:

- Updates providing easy access to changes and developments in the law

- Problem questions to test knowledge and develop analytical skill

- Guidance on how to answer the end-of-chapter questions

- A selection of web links to support additional research