Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 March 2007

336 Pages

ISBN: 9780199203062

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Complementary Protection in International Refugee Law

Jane McAdam

Oxford Monographs in International Law

  • The first dedicated study of the protection offered to asylum seekers who fall outside the legal definition of a refugee
  • Traces the historical development of the legal framework from its origins before the 1951 Refugee Convention through to its contemporary application, illustrated with regional examples
  • Examines unsuccessful international and European attempts to codify a system of complementary protection prior to the EU's adoption of the Qualification Directive in 2004