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Refugees and Australia"s response

David Albert Holdcroft

Refugees and Australia"s response

politics, morality and the way forward

by David Albert Holdcroft

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Published by Australian Catholic Social Justice Council in Alexandria, N.S.W .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emigration and immigration,
  • Refugees,
  • Government policy,
  • Detention of persons,
  • Legal status, laws

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 37-43).

    StatementDavid Holdcroft
    SeriesCatholic social justice series -- 65
    ContributionsAustralian Catholic Social Justice Council
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV640.7.A78 H65 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p. ;
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25135029M
    ISBN 109781864203196
    LC Control Number2011514663


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