Migration Without Borders available in Paperback
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- Berghahn Books, Incorporated
International migration is high on the public and political agenda of many countries, as the movement of people raises concerns while often eluding states' attempts at regulation. In this context, the 'Migration Without Borders' scenario challenges conventional views on the need to control and restrict migration flows and brings a fresh perspective to contemporary debates. This book explores the analytical issues raised by 'open borders', in terms of ethics, human rights, economic development, politics, social cohesion and welfare, and provides in-depth empirical investigations of how free movement is addressed and governed in Europe, Africa, the Americas and Asia. By introducing and discussing the possibility of a right to mobility, it calls for an opening, not only of national borders, but also of the eyes and minds of all those interested in the future of international migration in a globalising world.
About the Author
Antoine Pécoud holds a PhD in Social Anthropology from Oxford University and has been affiliated to different research centers in the UK, Germany, and France. He now works for UNESCO’s section on International Migration.
Paul de Guchteneire is the Chief of UNESCO's Section on International Migration. He was previously director of the Steinmetz Archive for social science data in the Netherlands and President of the International Federation of Data Organizations.
Table of Contents
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Pierre San , Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences, UNESCO
Chapter 1. Introduction: the migration without borders scenario
Antoine P coud and Paul de Guchteneire
PART I: THEORETICAL ISSUES
Chapter 2. The economics and politics of the free movement of people
Chapter 3. The frontiers of mobility Catherine
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Chapter 4. The ethics, economics and governance of free movement
Chapter 5. Managing migration: towards the missing regime?
Chapter 6. Open borders and the welfare state
PART II: REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES
Chapter 7. Europe without borders: rhetoric, reality or Utopia?
Jan Kunz and Mari Leinonen
Chapter 8. Creating a borderless West Africa: constraints and prospects for intra-regional migration
Chapter 9. Histories, realities and negotiating free movement in southern Africa
Sally Peberdy and Jonathan Crush
Chapter 10. Migration without borders: a long way to go in the Asian region
Chapter 11. A world without borders? Mexican immigration, new boundaries and transnationalism in the United States
Alejandro I. Canales and Israel Montiel Armas
Chapter 12. The free circulation of skilled migrants in North America
Rafael Alarc n
Chapter 13. Migration policies and socioeconomic boundaries in the South American Cone
Notes on contributors