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What is destitution? / Jon Burnett

PAFRAS Briefing Paper Number 9, Issue: 9, Pages: 1 - 6

Swansea University Author: Jon Burnett

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Beginning with a focus on the origins of destitution within contemporary policy frameworks, this paper argues that destitution exists as a tool which develops previous policy frameworks attempting to remove asylum seekers from the reaches of ‘normal’ statutory service provision. It further considers...

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Published in: PAFRAS Briefing Paper Number 9
Published: Leeds Positive Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers 2009
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description Beginning with a focus on the origins of destitution within contemporary policy frameworks, this paper argues that destitution exists as a tool which develops previous policy frameworks attempting to remove asylum seekers from the reaches of ‘normal’ statutory service provision. It further considers briefly the way in which destitution is recognised legally, and the relevance of this for accessing (or indeed not) asylum support. Drawing on information gathered from interviews with rejected asylum seekers, and utilising data gathered from within PAFRAS; it shall be argued that the forced penury of ‘refused’ asylum seekers coalesces with a form of criminalisation that works to legitimise new forms of state force and coercion.
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