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Campbell, John (2020) 'Examining Procedural Unfairness and Credibility Findings in the UK Asylum System.' Refugee Survey Quarterly, 39 (1). pp. 56-75.

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This article addresses a key problem confronted by immigration judges (IJs) in their assessment of the asylum claims of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children – who are often not allowed to speak or participate in their own hearings – namely the manner in which asylum legal procedure is intertwined with an IJ’s decision to refuse the claim on the basis of adverse credibility. This article has three linked aims: to examine research that looks at how IJs decide credibility; to set out an ethnographic approach to better understand IJs’ decision-making; and to argue that asylum tribunals need to adopt appropriate guidelines.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of Anthropology & Sociology
ISSN: 10204067
Copyright Statement: © 2020 Oxford University Press. This article has been accepted for publication in Refugee Survey Quarterly. Published by Oxford University Press.
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Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2019 10:26

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