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Open borders : in defense of free movement

Author: Reece Jones
Publisher: Athens, Georgia : University of Georgia Press, [2019]
Series: Geographies of justice and social transformation, 41.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Today we live in a world of walls and closed borders, but what should the world look like tomorrow? Open Borders counters the knee-jerk reaction to restrict migration by arguing that there is not a moral, legal, philosophical, or economic case for limiting the movement of human beings at borders. The book brings together influential theorists for open borders with activists working to make safe passage a reality on  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Reece Jones
ISBN: 9780820354279 0820354279 9780820354262 0820354260
OCLC Number: 1048661729
Description: x, 282 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Sanctuary, solidarity, status! / Thomas Nail --
In defense of illegal immigration / Michael Huemer --
Toward a politics of freedom of movement / Charles Heller, Lorenzo Pezzani, and Maurice Stierl --
Dispossessing citizenship / Nandita Sharma --
Prison abolitionist perspectives on no borders / Jenna M. Loyd --
Habeas corpus and the new abolitionism / Jacqueline Stevens --
Migration as reparations / Joseph Nevins --
Medécins Sans Frontières and the practice of universalist humanitarianism / Polly Pallister-Wilkins --
Border walls and the illusion of deterrence / Elisabeth Vallet --
Open internal borders and closed external borders in the EU / Said Saddiki and Meryem Lakhdar --
Crumbling walls and mass migration in the twenty-first century / Christine Leuenberger --
Asylum reporting as a site of anxiety, detention, and solidarity / Andrew Burridge --
Radical migrant solidarity in Calais / Natasha King --
Violence, resistance, and bozas at the Spanish-Moroccan border / No Borders Morocco --
Comunicados desde Chicagoiguala / Semillas Autonomas --
Sanctuary cities and sanctuary power / Peter Mancina --
Conclusion : in defense of free movement / Reece Jones.
Series Title: Geographies of justice and social transformation, 41.
Responsibility: edited by Reece Jones.

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Border control continues to be a highly contested and politically charged subject around the world. This collection of essays challenges reactionary nationalism by making the positive case for the  Read more...

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As the 'West' is closing its borders, Reece Jones and his team of contributors offer an indispensable critique, pointing to an open-borders world that humanity should aspire to. This book shows a Read more...

 
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