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Author Benhabib, Seyla.

Title The rights of others : aliens, residents and citizens / Seyla Benhabib
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
©1994
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 251 pages)
Series The John Robert Seeley lectures ; 5
John Robert Seeley lectures ; 5
Contents On hospitality : rereading Kant's cosmopolitan right -- "The right to have rights" : Hannah Arendt on the contradictions of the nation-state -- The law of peoples, distributive justice, and migrations -- Transformations of citizenship : the European Union -- Democratic iterations : the local, the national, and the global -- Conclusion : Cosmopolitan federalism
Summary The Rights of Others explores the tension between universal principles of human rights and the self-determination claims of sovereign states as they affect the claims of refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants. Few issues in world politics today are more important, or more troubling, but morally acceptable solutions do nonetheless exist
Analysis Politics & government
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 222-238) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Aliens -- Civil rights.
Citizenship.
Emigration and immigration.
Immigrants -- Civil rights.
Internationalism.
Political rights.
Refugees -- Civil rights.
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