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Migration in Political Theory: The Ethics of Movement and Membership

Sarah Fine and Lea Ypi


This book presents seminal new work on the ethics of movement and membership. All the chapters contained in this volume address challenging and under-researched themes on the subject of migration. The chapters debate the question of the scope of the right to freedom of movement, whether we ought to recognize a human right to immigrate, and whether it might be legitimate to restrict emigration. They critically examine criteria for selecting between would-be immigrants, and for acquiring citizenship, as well as the tensions between the claims of prospective immigrants and existing residents. The ... More

Keywords: migration, political theory, freedom of movement, citizenship, refugees

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199676606
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676606.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sarah Fine, editor
Lecturer in Philosophy, King's College London

Lea Ypi, editor
Associate Professor in Political Theory, London School of Economics

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