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The political economy of malnutrition / Jon Burnett

PAFRAS Briefing Paper Number 10

Swansea University Author: Jon Burnett

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PAFRAS Briefing Paper 10 focuses on the levels of malnutrition and food poverty to which refused asylum seekers are exposed. When a claim for asylum is rejected the claimant has to leave their accommodation in less than a month. Consequently, unable to work, and denied a range of welfare services, t...

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Published in: PAFRAS Briefing Paper Number 10
Published: Leeds Positive Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers 2009
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa52329
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Abstract: PAFRAS Briefing Paper 10 focuses on the levels of malnutrition and food poverty to which refused asylum seekers are exposed. When a claim for asylum is rejected the claimant has to leave their accommodation in less than a month. Consequently, unable to work, and denied a range of welfare services, they are left destitute.
Keywords: Malnutrition, destitution, asylum
College: Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law