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The Ethics and Politics of Migration

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 5
Module lead
David Owen
Academic year

Module overview

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 module is designed to address these questions by providing both analytical introduction to normative debates on the politics of migration. In particular, it focuses on the key issues raised for political theory by migration.

Part 1 The Politics of Membership Boundaries

Access to Citizenship

Permanent Residents

Temporary Workers

Irregular Migrants

Refugees/Stateless Person

Part 2 The Politics of Territorial Borders


Family Reunion Migrants

Open Borders and the Right to Exclude

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