Webbläsaren som du använder stöds inte av denna webbplats. Alla versioner av Internet Explorer stöds inte längre, av oss eller Microsoft (läs mer här: * https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/windows/end-of-ie-support).

Var god och använd en modern webbläsare för att ta del av denna webbplats, som t.ex. nyaste versioner av Edge, Chrome, Firefox eller Safari osv.

Anna Lundberg

Anna Lundberg

Prefekt

Anna Lundberg

Technologies of Displacement and Children’s Right to Asylum in Sweden

Författare

  • Anna Lundberg
  • Jacob Lind

Summary, in English

Through an analysis of 100 asylum decisions and 10 interviews with 20 asylum officers at the Swedish Migration Agency this article reveals two intricate processes through which children’s rights are displaced in the Swedish asylum process; by overlooking children’s individual claims for asylum through a circle of neglect, and negating children’s best interests. The article demonstrates how the balancing act between migration control on one hand and children’s rights on the other hand plays out in the asylum process, which results in a double displacement; the children are not adult enough to be addressed as asylum seekers and not children enough to deserve qualification as bearer of children’s rights. An in-depth analysis of everyday practices at institutions applying children’s rights is essential both to understand the reproduction of discrepancies between rights on paper and rights in practice, and to explore the potential of rights to disrupt oppressive vehicles of power.

Publiceringsår

2017

Språk

Engelska

Sidor

189-208

Publikation/Tidskrift/Serie

Human Rights Review

Volym

18

Issue

2

Dokumenttyp

Artikel i tidskrift

Förlag

Springer

Ämne

  • Law and Society
  • International Migration and Ethnic Relations

Nyckelord

  • CRC
  • Children’s rights
  • Asylum
  • Negation
  • Migration control
  • Deportation regime

Aktiv

Published

ISBN/ISSN/Övrigt

  • ISSN: 1524-8879