Sanctuary, Sovereignty, Sacrifice: Canadian Sanctuary Incidents, Power, and Law

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Facing immediate deportation, a lone Guatemalan migrant entered sanctuary in a Montreal church in December 1983. Thus began the practice of sanctuary in Canada. By 2003, thirty-six incidents involving 261 migrants had occurred nationwide. Sanctuary, Sovereignty, Sacrifice closely examines sanctuary practice in Canada. Randy Lippert suggests that, far from being a coherent social movement, sanctuary practice is a localized and isolated phenomenon, and often not primarily religious in orientation. It is also remarkably ...

Sanctuary, Sovereignty, Sacrifice: Canadian Sanctuary Incidents, Power, and Law 2006, UBC Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780774812504

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Sanctuary, Sovereignty, Sacrifice: Canadian Sanctuary Incidents, Power, and Law 2005, UBC Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780774812498

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