Spreading the costs of asylum seekers
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Spreading the costs of asylum seekers a critical assessment of dispersal policies in Germany and the UK by Christina Boswell

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Published by Anglo-German Foundation for the Study of Industrial Society in London .
Written in English



  • Germany.,
  • Great Britain.


  • Refugees -- Government policy -- Germany.,
  • Asylum, Right of -- Germany.,
  • Refugees -- Government policy -- Great Britain.,
  • Asylum, Right of -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 43-48).

StatementChristina Boswell.
SeriesAn Anglo-German Foundation report
ContributionsAnglo-German Foundation for the Study of Industrial Society.
LC ClassificationsJV8082 .B67 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3544448M
ISBN 101900834278
LC Control Number2001536213

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