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Debating the ethics of immigration : is there a right to exclude?

Author: Christopher Heath Wellman; Phillip Cole
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2011], ©2011.
Series: Debating ethics.
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Do states have the right to prevent potential immigrants from crossing their borders, or should people have the freedom to migrate and settle wherever they wish? Christopher Heath Wellman and Phillip Cole develop and defend opposing answers to this timely and important question ... In addition to engaging with each other's arguments, Wellman and Cole address a range of central questions and prominent positions on  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Heath Wellman; Phillip Cole
ISBN: 9780199731725 0199731721 9780199731732 019973173X
OCLC Number: 671541117
Description: vi, 340 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Feedom of association and the right to exclude / Christopher Heath Wellman --
In defense of the right to exclude --
The egalitarian case for open borders --
The libertarian case for open borders --
The democratic case for open borders --
The utilitarian case for open borders --
Refugees --
Toward an international institution with authority over immigration --
Guest workers --
Selection criteria --
Concluson. pt. 2. Open borders: an ethical defence / Phillip Cole --
The shape of the debate --
The case against the right to exclude --
Wellman on freedom of association --
Consequentialist concerns --
Toward a right to mobility --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Debating ethics.
Responsibility: Christopher Heath Wellman and Phillip Cole.
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