Navigate the politics of forced migration. Critique and deconstruct theories and literature about refugee rights. Seek a legal perspective on Australia's asylum policies.Shore up a better understanding of refugee rights activism and advocacy.
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02 Mar 2020
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This subject was previously known as Human Rights Issues 1.
This subject will cover the issue of Refugee Rights and will look at forced migration from a range of perspectives, encouraging a critical engagement with the topic. It will examine theories and practices in relation to refugees and the politics of forced migration as well as the evolution of the international regime for refugee protection and the challenges provided by the restrictive policies of receiving countries will be examined. The subject will also analyse durable solutions to refugee movements.
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