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Author Pevnick, Ryan
Title Immigration and the Constraints of Justice : Between Open Borders and Absolute Sovereignty
Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011
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Note Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- I Social science and political theory -- II Statism, open borders, and social trust -- A Statism -- B Open borders -- C Shared identity -- III Outline -- Chapter 2 Statism, self-determination, and associative ownership -- I Statism -- II Individual autonomy and collective self-determination -- III Associative ownership and self-determination -- IV Associative ownership, self-determination, and states -- V Associative ownership and reflective equilibrium -- VI Against enfranchising all affected -- VII Conclusion -- Chapter 3 Refining associative ownership -- I Associative ownership and territorial goods -- II Associative ownership and political subunits -- III Whom can owners exclude? -- IV Compatriots and state coercion -- A The relevance of political coercion -- B Inequality and interaction -- V Conclusion -- Chapter 4 Rights-based arguments for open borders -- I Rights to free movement? -- II Assessing rights claims -- III Is there a general right to free movement? -- IV Should there be a legal right to free movement? -- V Rights to exit -- VI Limits and conclusions -- Chapter 5 Distributive justice and open borders -- I Efficiency, distributive justice, and open borders -- II Self-determination and the distributive argument -- III Inequalities and injustices -- IV The analogy with feudalism -- V Some concluding remarks -- Chapter 6 The significance of national identity -- I The cultural authenticity argument -- II The instrumental argument -- III The social trust argument -- A The empirical claim -- B The normative claim -- IV Conclusion -- Chapter 7 Applications -- I Non-citizen residents -- A Opposing integrationism -- B The pragmatic case against restrictionism -- II The guest-worker alternative
A Reasons to consider a guest-worker program -- B The Bracero Program and its aftermath -- C Designing a better program -- D Objections to guest-worker programs -- III Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index
Explores the constraints justice imposes on immigration policy, identifying claims citizens make of their states and how outsiders are excluded
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Pevnick, Ryan Immigration and the Constraints of Justice : Between Open Borders and Absolute Sovereignty Cambridge : Cambridge University Press,c2011 9780521768986
Subject Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.;Distributive justice
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