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Refugee Claims Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: An Annotated Bibliography

196 Pages Posted: 23 Jun 2014 Last revised: 9 Apr 2015

Mary Kapron

University of Ottawa - Faculty of Law

Nicole LaViolette

University of Ottawa - Faculty of Law

Date Written: June 1, 2014

Abstract

This annotated bibliography gives an account of legal and social sciences research sources related to refugee claims based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The bibliography, which focuses primarily on English language publications, includes close to 200 items that fall into the following two categories of research sources:

(1) scholarly publications on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) refugees and asylum-seekers and the refugee determination process;
(2) reports from international, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations on the same topic.

Research sources are first organized topically according to the definition of a Convention refugee under the 1951 United Nations Convention relating to the Status of Refugees. As a second listing, a geographical classification is provided of the sources that focus on specific countries or regions. Finally, included is an alphabetical listing by author of all of the research sources we were able to locate for this project.

Keywords: LGBTI refugees, refugee law, sexual orientation, gender identity, asylum

Suggested Citation

Kapron, Mary and LaViolette, Nicole, Refugee Claims Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: An Annotated Bibliography (June 1, 2014). Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2014-15. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2457503 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2457503

Mary Kapron

University of Ottawa - Faculty of Law ( email )

57 Louis Pasteur Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5
Canada

Nicole LaViolette (Contact Author)

University of Ottawa - Faculty of Law ( email )

57 Louis Pasteur Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5
Canada

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