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Kirsten McConnachie Joint Winner of 2015 Socio-Legal Studies Association Early Career Book Prize
Congratulations to Dr Kirsten McConnachie, who has been jointly awarded the Socio-Legal Studies Association Early Career Book Prize for her book Governing Refugees: Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism.
The book, published by Routlege in 2014, examines themes of community governance, order maintenance and legal pluralism in the context of refugee camps on the Thailand-Burma border.
It was jointly awarded the SLSA prize with the Private Property and Public Power: Eminent Domain in Philadelphia (Oxford University Press, 2014) by Assistant Professor Debbie Becher of Barnard College, Columbia University.
Dr McConnachie is the Joyce Pearce Junior Research Fellow at ODID's Refugee Studies Centre and Lady Margaret Hall.
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