The Ethics of Immigration.

By: Carens, JosephMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandOxford Political Theory: Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2013Description: 1 online resource (385 p.)ISBN: 9780199933846Subject(s): Emigration and immigration -- Moral and ethical aspects | Illegal aliens -- United States -- Government policy | United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Ethics of ImmigrationDDC classification: 172.1 | 172.2 | 172/.2 LOC classification: JV6477 .C37 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction: Mapping the Ethics of Immigration; PART ONE: WHO BELONGS?; 2. Birthright Citizenship; 3. Naturalization; 4. Beyond Legal Citizenship to Inclusion; 5. Permanent Residents; 6. Temporary Workers; 7. Irregular Migrants; 8. The Theory of Social Membership; PART TWO: WHO SHOULD GET IN?; 9. Ordinary Admissions; 10. Refugees; 11. The Case for Open Borders; 12. The Claims of Community; 13. Conclusion; Appendix: Presuppositions and Political Theory; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Summary: In The Ethics of Immigration, Joseph Carens synthesizes a lifetime of work to explore and illuminates one of the most pressing issues of our time. Immigration poses practical problems for western democracies and also challenges the ways in which people in democracies think about citizenship and belonging, about rights and responsibilities, and about freedom and equality. Carens begins by focusing on current immigration controversies in North America and Europe about access to citizenship, the integration of immigrants, temporary workers, irregular migrants and the admission of family members a
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction: Mapping the Ethics of Immigration; PART ONE: WHO BELONGS?; 2. Birthright Citizenship; 3. Naturalization; 4. Beyond Legal Citizenship to Inclusion; 5. Permanent Residents; 6. Temporary Workers; 7. Irregular Migrants; 8. The Theory of Social Membership; PART TWO: WHO SHOULD GET IN?; 9. Ordinary Admissions; 10. Refugees; 11. The Case for Open Borders; 12. The Claims of Community; 13. Conclusion; Appendix: Presuppositions and Political Theory; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z

In The Ethics of Immigration, Joseph Carens synthesizes a lifetime of work to explore and illuminates one of the most pressing issues of our time. Immigration poses practical problems for western democracies and also challenges the ways in which people in democracies think about citizenship and belonging, about rights and responsibilities, and about freedom and equality. Carens begins by focusing on current immigration controversies in North America and Europe about access to citizenship, the integration of immigrants, temporary workers, irregular migrants and the admission of family members a

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Joseph H. Carens, Ph.D., is Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto. He is the author of Culture, Citizenship, and Community, which won the 2002 C. B. Macpherson Award, and of Equality, Moral Incentives and the Market. He has written for the Boston Review, Political Theory, Journal of Political Philosophy, and many other journals.

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