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Writing in the International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, Fleur Johns recently indicted international refugee law--the ostensible source of refugee rights and solutions--as being instead "a producer of ... pathology." She writes: There is an urgent need, Dr. Johns contends, for " ... international refugee lawyers ... [to] take a moment to question the pre-eminence of the therapeutic mode in their professional work and its role in sustaining a prescriptive normality that tends to diagnose the refugee as flawed and requiring correction ... " (2) She concludes,

GENRE
Nonfiction
RELEASED
2007
September 22
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
26
Pages
PUBLISHER
Centre for Refugee Studies
SELLER
The Gale Group, Inc., a Delaware corporation and an affiliate of Cengage Learning, Inc.
SIZE
194.1
KB

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