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Immigration, Emigration, and Migration: NOMOS LVII

Jack Knight


This volume presents chapters on the theme of borders and migration, written for the annual meetings of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy. It features three lead chapters and a series of responses by other scholars drawn from the fields of law, political science, and philosophy. The volume thus brings together a range of perspectives—in both disciplinary and substantive terms—on the legitimacy of borders, the development and prospects of state sovereignty, and the role of national democracies in resolving international problems. The chapters also cover a number of more sp ... More

Keywords: migration, borders, democracy, sovereignty, legitimacy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781479860951
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479860951.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jack Knight, editor
Duke University

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Part I Why Do States Have the Right to Control Immigration?

Part II Law’s Migrations, Mobilities, and Borders

4 Bordering by Law

Judith Resnik

5 Citizens and Persons

James Bohman

Part III Immigration and Legitimate International Institutions

End Matter