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Postgraduate Module Descriptor

LAWM715: International Migration and the Law

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Opeskin, B, Perruchoud, R, and Redpath-Cross, J, Foundations of International Migration Law (Cambridge University Press, latest edition)

Rubio-Marin, R. ed. Human Rights and Immigration (Oxford University Press, 2014)

Other reading will be set on a week by week basis.

Books from which further reading will be set include:

Brettell C. and Hollifield J. eds. (2014) Migration Theory: Talking across Disciplines (Routledge: Third edition)

Dembour, M. (2015) When Humans Become Migrants: Study of the European Court of Human Rights with an Inter-American Counterpoint (Oxford University Press)

Hathaway, J. and Foster, M. (2014) The Law of Refugee Status (Cambridge University Press)


Students will be directed to articles in a number of journals including:

European Journal of Migration and Law

Journal of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law

International Journal of Refugee Law

Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

Modern Law Review