Migration and Political Theory

By David Owen

© 2013 – Routledge

224 pages

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About the Book

Migration is both a political topic that is growing in importance under contemporary conditions of global transformation and an issue that raises important and difficult questions for political theory. This book is designed to address these questions by providing both an analytical introduction to normative debates on the politics of migration and a novel recasting of the normative terrain of these debates.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Reviewing the Debates 1. The Free Movement Debate: On the Ethical Status of Borders 2. The Membership Debate: Migrants, Nationality and Citizenship 3. The Asylum Debate: Refugees and Humanitarian Protection Part 2: Recasting the Debate 4. Migration and the Formation of Modern Citizenship 5. Towards a Global Political Theory of Migration

About the Author

David Owen is Professor of Social and Political Philosophy at the University of Southampton, UK. His previous books include; Maturity and Modernity: Nietzsche, Weber, Foucault and the Ambivalence of Reason (Routledge, 1994) and Nietzsche, Politics and Modernity: A Critique of Liberal Reason (Sage, 1995).

About the Series

Routledge Issues in Contemporary Political Theory

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
POL010000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory