Protection Or Punishment?: The Detention of Asylum-seekers in Australia

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Mary Crock
Federation Press, 1993 - Asylum, Right of - 177 pages
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The strength of this book is the special quality and varied expertise of the contributors. Together, they have written a powerful, comprehensive book on the major moral and political issue of how Australia should deal with border refugees and boat people as asylum seekers.
  

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Contents

Politics and Public Opinion
8
The Law and Policy Outlined
15
Rationales for Detention
21
Detention Justice and Compassion
41
Is Detention Justified?
52
Human Rights Law and the Detention
60
International Politics and the United Nations
70
The Psychological and Psychosocial Effects
81
Reforming Alien Detention Policy in
103
Comparative Practices
116
The Official View
129
Blueprints for a Parole System
138
The Work of the St Vincent de Paul Society
148
The Future of the Detention
163
Index
174
Copyright

Effects of Incarceration
91

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