New perspectives

Reconceptualising asylum policies
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July 2021, no. 433
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The Wealth of Refugees: How displaced people can build economies by Alexander Betts

Oxford University Press, £20 hb, 447 pp

New perspectives

Reconceptualising asylum policies
by
July 2021, no. 433

Refugee policies around the globe are under strain. As Alexander Betts recognises in the opening pages of The Wealth of Refugees, refugee numbers are increasing due to conflict and political instability in many countries, a situation that will be exacerbated in the future by climate change and the impact of Covid-19. Betts, a political scientist at Oxford University, also notes that populist nationalism has undermined the political willingness of wealthy countries to accept migrants and asylum seekers.

Maria O’Sullivan reviews 'The Wealth of Refugees: How displaced people can build economies' by Alexander Betts

The Wealth of Refugees: How displaced people can build economies

by Alexander Betts

Oxford University Press, £20 hb, 447 pp

Buy this book

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  • Posted by Iradj Nabavi-Tabrizi
    14 July 2021

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