Refugees and asylum seekers may find themselves in a dilemma in their countries of asylum. Despite potentially being subject to harsh aspects of the asylum system, such as detention, it may be difficult for them to voice criticism without risking being treated as selfinterested or ungrateful by members of the host society. For instance,
‘complaints’, such as accusations of racism, could be taken by members of the host society as undermining the severity of the persecution they fled. How then do refugees and asylum seekers negotiate these dilemmas in host societies such as Scotland?
|Publication status||Published - 2012|