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Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Medicine and Health.

Syn: affect (n). The subjective feelings or emotional state of an individual, e.g., happy or sad. An individual's mood can profoundly influence sensory perception, intellectual function,...

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The Psychology of Seeking Protection

Jane Herlihy and Stuart W. Turner.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

July 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 9383 words.

Claims for asylum entail many complex psychological interactions. The claimant presents his or her claim, interviews are conducted, appeals heard and decisions made. In other areas of law,...

How History Separated Refugee and Migrant Regimes: In Search of Their Institutional Origins

Rieko Karatani.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 11330 words.

The current international framework for protecting migrants and refugees is often criticised as being fragmentary, with a multiplicity of categories of persons, and of organizations for...

Trump, Turmoil, and Terrorism: The US Immigration and Refugee Ban

Maryellen Fullerton.

in International Journal Of Refugee Law

June 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 5583 words.

Where Disability and Displacement Intersect: Asylum Seekers and Refugees with Disabilities

Mary Crock, Christine Ernst and Ron McCallum AO.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

December 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 13723 words.

This article addresses a relatively new area of interest for refugee scholars: the effect on refugee law and policy of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The...

Opinions of the Lords of Appeal for Judgment in the Cause

in International Journal of Refugee Law

June 2006; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 15801 words.

Processes and Critiques of the Indo-Chinese Comprehensive Plan of Action: An Instrument of International Burden-Sharing?

Richard Towle.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

September 2006; p ublished online September 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 13662 words.

The Comprehensive Plan of Action for Indo-Chinese Refugees was devised to respond to the many thousands of people fleeing Vietnam and Laos in the 1980s. The principal objectives of the CPA...

International Refugee Protection Challenges and Opportunities

Ninette Kelley.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 16958 words.

The new Millennium heralded a promise of change. For refugees and other displaced persons, the start of the new Millennium was mixed; not much changed on the ground, but the fiftieth...

‘The Ring of Truth’: A Case Study of Credibility Assessment in Particular Social Group Refugee Determinations

Jenni Millbank.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

March 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 16857 words.

Credibility assessment has always been a major issue in refugee determinations and its importance increases in the context of widespread introduction of ‘fast-track’ processes and the...

Refugee Status Determinations and the Limits of Memory

Hilary Evans Cameron.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

December 2010; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 21714 words.

Refugee status decision makers typically have unreasonable expectations of what and how people remember. Many assume that our minds record all aspects of the events that we experience, and...

Examining Sexual Violence in the Military Within the Context of Eritrean Asylum Claims Presented in Norway

Cecilia M. Bailliet.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

October 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 20316 words.

Discussion of rape by soldiers as a form of persecution has largely been directed towards the context of war or actual conflict. Nevertheless, there is a need for attention to be directed...