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International Migration Law

Vincent Chetail

April 2019

ISBN: 9780199668274

512 pages
Paperback
234x156mm

Price: £41.99

A unique and comprehensive overview on the numerous international rules governing migration, this book brings together and analyses the disparate norms and treaties within international and European law. It is a critical study of the role of international law in regulating the movement of persons, offering an ideal introduction to the field.

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A unique and comprehensive overview on the numerous international rules governing migration, this book brings together and analyses the disparate norms and treaties within international and European law. It is a critical study of the role of international law in regulating the movement of persons, offering an ideal introduction to the field.

  • Provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of the many different elements of international law that govern the movement of persons across borders
  • Critically assesses the disparate sources of international migration law, including the relevant treaties and customs, from within human rights law, refugee law, labour law, and criminal law as well as the role of soft law on global migration governance
  • Offers an in depth analysis of the rules governing key groups of migrants: migrant workers, refugees, smuggled migrants, and victims of human trafficking

About the Author(s)

Vincent Chetail, Professor of International Law, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Dr. Vincent Chetail is Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Geneva), Head of the International Law Department, Director of the Global Migration Centre and Editor-in-Chief of Refugee Survey Quarterly (OUP). He has published numerous books and articles on international law and migration.

Table of Contents

    Part 1:Origins and Foundations of International Migration Law
    1:Chapter 1: History of International Migration Law
    2:Chapter 2: Founding Principles of International Migration Law
    Part 2:The Treaty Regimes of International Migration Law
    3:Chapter 3: Refugees
    4:Chapter 4: Migrant Workers
    5:Chapter 5: Trafficked and Smuggled Migrants
    Part 3:Soft Law and Global Migration Governance
    6:Chapter 6: The Functions and Evolution of Soft Law on Global Migration Governance
    7:Chapter 7: The Architecture of Global Migration Governance
    Conclusion:Concluding Thoughts on the Future of International Migration Law