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The price of rights : regulating international labor migration

Author: Martin Ruhs
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2015] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many low-income countries and development organizations are calling for greater liberalization of labor immigration policies in high-income countries. At the same time, human rights organizations and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Ruhs
ISBN: 9780691166001 0691166005 9780691132914 0691132917
OCLC Number: 894625345
Awards: Winner of Best Book Award, Migration and Citizenship Section of the American Political Science Association 2014
Description: ix, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 The Rights of Migrant Workers: Reframing the Debate 1 --
Aims and Approach of the Book 2 --
Outline of the Chapters and Main Arguments 4 --
Terminology and Scope of This Book 10 --
Chapter 2 The Human Rights of Migrant Workers: Why Do So Few Countries Care? 13 --
International Migrant Rights Conventions 13 --
Ratification: Record and Obstacles 16 --
Effectiveness 22 --
Migrant Rights, Citizenship Rights, and Immigration Policy 23 --
Chapter 3 Nation-States, Labor Immigration, and Migrant Rights: What Can We Expect? 26 --
The Objectives of Labor Immigration Policy 26 --
Constraints and Variations in the Migration State 33 --
Three Hypotheses 39 --
Chapter 4 An Empirical Analysis of Labor Immigration Programs in Forty-Six Countries 53 --
Existing Research and the Scope of My Analysis 53 --
Indicators for Measuring Openness to Labor Immigration 59 --
Indicators for Measuring Migrant Rights 65 --
Methods, Data, and Limitations 71 --
Openness to Labor Immigration 74 --
Migrant Rights 80 --
Summary of Findings 87 --
Chapter 5 Regulating the Admission and Rights of Migrant Workers: Policy Rationales in High-Income Countries 91 --
Explaining Greater Openness to Higher-Skilled Migrant Workers 91 --
Why More Rights for Skilled Migrant Workers? 104 --
Explaining Trade-Offs between Openness and Rights 111 --
The National Interest: Expected Impacts Drive Labor Immigration Policies 120 --
Chapter 6 Labor Emigration and Rights Abroad: The Perspectives of Migrants and Their Countries of Origin 122 --
Migrants: Emigration, Rights, and Human Development 122 --
Sending Countries: Interests and Policy Choices 134 --
Engaging with Trade-Offs 152 --
Chapter 7 The Ethics of Labor Immigration Policy 154 --
What Consequences Should National Policymakers Care about, and for Whom? 156 --
The Ethics of Temporary Labor Immigration Programs 166 --
What Rights Restrictions Are Justifiable, and for How Long? 172 --
Making Temporary Migration Programs Work 178 --
Summary: The Case for Tolerating Some Trade-Offs between Openness and Rights 185 --
Chapter 8 The Price of Rights: What Next for Human Rights-Based Approaches to International Labor Migration? 187 --
Blind Spots and Unintended Consequences of Human Rights 189 --
UN Agencies' Reluctant Engagement with the Price of Rights 191 --
Reframing the Human Rights-Based Approach to Migration 196 --
Open Debate 199.
Other Titles: Regulating international labor migration
Responsibility: Martin Ruhs.

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