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Behind the Berlin Wall: East Germany and the Frontiers of Power

Patrick Major

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199243280
eISBN:
9780191714061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243280.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Few historical changes occur literally overnight, but on 13 August 1961 18 million East Germans awoke to find themselves walled in by an edifice which was to become synonymous with the Cold War: the ... More


Mafias on the Move: How Organized Crime Conquers New Territories

Federico Varese

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128559
eISBN:
9781400836727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128559.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Organized crime is spreading like a global virus as mobs take advantage of open borders to establish local franchises at will. That at least is the fear, inspired by stories of Russian mobsters in ... More


Immigration Justice

Peter Higgins

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748670260
eISBN:
9780748695126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670260.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

By what moral standards must nation-states select immigration policies? A central contention of Immigration Justice is that the justice of an immigration policy can be ascertained only through ... More


A Radical Case for Open Borders

Bryan Caplan and Vipul Naik

in The Economics of Immigration: Market-Based Approaches, Social Science, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190258788
eISBN:
9780190258825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190258788.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter argues that immigration policy should be reformed so that there are no quantitative caps on legal migration. It argues that a policy of open borders and free migration would create ... More


Cosmopolitan Approaches to Immigration Justice

Peter W. Higgins

in Immigration Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748670260
eISBN:
9780748695126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670260.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter evaluates cosmopolitan views on immigration justice. Cosmopolitans hold that states may not favor the interests of citizens over those of foreigners in the selection of immigration ... More


The Economics of Immigration: Market-Based Approaches, Social Science, and Public Policy

Benjamin Powell (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190258788
eISBN:
9780190258825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190258788.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book summarizes the best social science studying the impact of immigration and finds that much of it is at odds with popular fears. Greater flows of immigration have the potential to ... More


Does Justice Require Open Borders?

Sarah Song

in Immigration and Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190909222
eISBN:
9780190909253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909222.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 5 examines the global distributive justice argument for open borders. It challenges two key assumptions underlying this argument: (1) that global distributive justice requires global equality ... More


Open Borders

Frank Dikötter

in The Age of Openness: China before Mao

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099203
eISBN:
9789882206595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099203.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter investigates how individuals from all backgrounds, whether ordinary farmers or privileged students, were interested in the world beyond ... More


Strategies for Crossing the Border through (Non)inspection

Sergio Chávez

in Border Lives: Fronterizos, Transnational Migrants, and Commuters in Tijuana

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199380572
eISBN:
9780199380619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380572.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the border-crossing practices for transient and border commuters before and after the start of Operation Gatekeeper in 1994. Before Gatekeeper, unauthorized transient migrants ... More


Conclusion

Sarah Song

in Immigration and Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190909222
eISBN:
9780190909253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909222.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 11 reiterates the intermediate ethical position between closed borders and open borders. Against restrictive nationalists who favor closing borders, it argues that states should not regulate ... More


Territorial Rights and Rights to Control Borders and Immigration

Margaret Moore

in A Political Theory of Territory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190222246
eISBN:
9780190222260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222246.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter considers the extent to which the self-determination argument, which justifies a people in exercising jurisdictional authority over territory, can be extended to justify those people in ... More


The Federal Regulation of the US–Mexico Border

S. Deborah Kang

in The INS on the Line: Making Immigration Law on the US-Mexico Border, 1917-1954

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199757435
eISBN:
9780190655259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757435.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 6 is a history of Operation Wetback, a massive deportation drive conducted by the federal government in 1954. While it is remembered as an apex in the history of the INS, a sign of the ... More


Borders

A. John Simmons

in Boundaries of Authority

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190603489
eISBN:
9780190603502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190603489.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 9 examines another kind of property-like right claimed by modern states: the right to control movement across state borders. The chapter discusses the connections between the idea of national ... More


The Special-Obligations Challenge to More Open Borders

Arash Abizadeh

in Migration in Political Theory: The Ethics of Movement and Membership

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199676606
eISBN:
9780191756122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676606.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

According to the special-obligations challenge to the justice argument for more open borders, immigration restrictions to wealthier polities are justified because of special obligations owed to ... More


Cities and Border Control: Should Cities Have Autonomous Immigration Policies?

Avner de Shalit

in Cities and Immigration: Political and Moral Dilemmas in the New Era of Migration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198833215
eISBN:
9780191871443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833215.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Should we allow cities to control their borders, and issue permits to settle in the city? Some cities that have become extremely popular among immigrants wish to limit the number of immigrants who ... More


Lesson in Openness: Creating a Space of Flow in Hong Kong

Elizabeth Sinn

in Hong Kong Mobile: Making a Global Population

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099180
eISBN:
9789882206984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099180.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The volume starts with the conceptual assumption that Hong Kong as a unit of analysis may not be treated as a physically bounded crucible that contains a particular population at a given time. ... More


The Border is Fully Opened: Negotiations Get Under Way: January-February 1985

in A Stone in Spain's Shoe: The Search for a Solution to the Problem of Gibraltar

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853232094
eISBN:
9781846317262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317262.010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the full opening of the border on 5 February 1985. In preparation for the event, Spanish and Gibraltarian officials met on 10 and 11 January to discuss practical matters ... More


Introduction

Sarah Song

in Immigration and Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190909222
eISBN:
9780190909253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909222.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 1 begins with the role that political theory can play in public debate about immigration. Political theory can identify values and principles that can serve as guides to public judgment, ... More


Imagining Nabokov: Russia Between Art and Politics

Nina L. Khrushcheva

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108866
eISBN:
9780300148244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108866.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Vladimir Nabokov's “Western choice”—his exile to the West after the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution—allowed him to take a crucial literary journey, leaving the closed nineteenth-century Russian culture ... More


Debating the Ethics of Immigration: Is There a Right to Exclude?

Christopher Heath Wellman and Phillip Cole

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199731732
eISBN:
9780190267490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199731732.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

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? This book develops and defends ... More


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