Alison Bashford argues for the need to expand the scope of immigration restriction histories geographically, temporally and substantively: beyond the settler nation, beyond the Second World War, and even beyond ‘race’.
The UK 1905 Aliens Act
In a series of articles, Alison Bashford has recast our understanding of this famous British immigration act, including its unexpected asylum clause.
- Alison Bashford and Jane McAdam, ‘The Right to Asylum: The 1905 Aliens Act and the Evolution of Refugee Law’, Law and History Review, 32, 2 (2014): 309-50.
- Alison Bashford Catie Gilchrist, ‘The Colonial History of the 1905 Aliens Act’, The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 40, 3 (2012): 409-437.