01 August 2016

Regional Focus: Asia Pacific

APRRN Newsletter (July 2016) [text]
- This issue includes updates on recent country developments.

Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 8, no. 2 (2016) [open access]
- Special issue on the treatment of refugees and asylum seekers in Australia and Indonesia. Articles include "Growing Pains: The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network at Seven Years," "Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Indonesia: Problems and Potentials," "The May 2015 Boat Crisis: The Rohingya in Aceh," "People Seeking Asylum in Australia and Their Access to Employment: Just What Do We Know?," and "Mental Health and Legal Representation for Asylum Seekers in the 'Legacy Caseload'."

"Forced Migration in Southeast Asia and East Asia," Chapter 48 in Oxford Handbook of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (Oxford University Press, 2014) [full-text via Academia.edu]

The Migration-security Nexus in Asia and Australia (Lowy Interpreter, June-July) [access]
- Five-part blog series.

Outsourcing Obligations: Why We Need Tradeable Refugee Quotas (APPS Policy Forum, July 2016) [text]

Refugee Watch: A South Asian Journal on Forced Migration, no. 46 (Dec. 2015) [full-text]
- Mix of articles including "A Lost Population? East India Company and Arakanese 'Refugees' in Chittagong" and "Pluralisms of Law: India’s Place in the International Refugee Protection Regime."

Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Indonesia (Sub Rosa, July 2016) [access via APO]
- Follow link for podcast.

The Regional Impacts of Australian Asylum Seeker Policies: What "Stopping the Boats" Means for People Seeking Asylum (Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, July 2016) [text via APO]

Self-interest Argument for Refugee Admission Backfires in Japan (openDemocracy, June 2016) [text]

The Southeast Asian "Boat People Crisis" of 2015: Human (In)Security, Precarity, and the Need for an Ethic of Cohabitation, Working Paper, no. 181 (City University of Hong Kong, July 2016) [text]

West Papuan Refugees in Papua New Guinea: On the Way to Citizenship? (DevPolicy Blog, July 2016) [text]

Why Create a Regional Human Rights Regime? Refugees, Negative Externalities and Regional Human Rights Commitment in Southeast Asia, Paper presented at ISA Asia-Pacific Conference, Hong Kong, 25-27 June 2016 [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Asia Pacific (23 June 2016)

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