Divided into three parts, this edited collection documents the development and implementation of refugee policy in South Africa. It also addresses issues on detention, gender, children and health and welfare policy for refugees. The articles contained in the collection, written by academics and practitioners on refugee protection, represent the tangible shifts and concerns of a process aimed at establishing policies, legislation and practice concerning refugees.
Jeff Handmaker is a researcher at the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights, Utrecht University and a freelance consultant. Lee Anne de la Hunt is a senior government legal advisor and associate professor at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Jonathan Klaaren is Professor of Law at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.