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Negotiating childhood: Age assessment in the UK asylum system

This paper seeks to address the underlying issue of why age assessment is so politicised in the UK. How have ‘age-disputed persons’ become a salient political problem? Why does their age assessment remain contentious despite a number of policy amendments?

WORKING PAPER SERIES NO. 67. Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford

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Tags: ["refugee and asylum seekers"] By Anna Verley Kvittingen
Published Feb. 7, 2011 11:11 AM - Last modified Apr. 17, 2013 5:02 PM