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Title The political philosophy of refuge / edited by David Miller and Christine Straehle
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (278 pages)
Contents Differentiating refugees : asylum, sanctuary and refuge / David Owen -- The state's right to exclude asylum-seekers and (some) refugees / Richard Ekins -- Asylum, speech, and tragedy / Michael Blake -- Border rescue / Kieran Oberman -- Selecting refugees / David Miller -- Refugees and the right to remain / Adam Omar Hosein -- The duties of refugees / Matthew J. Gibney -- Is return the preferred solution to refugee crises? Exploring the moral value of the right of return / Megan Bradley -- Refugees and the right to return / Christine Straehle -- Refugees, rescue and choice / Luara Ferracioli -- Philosophical foundations for complementary protection / Matthew Lister -- The ethics of sanctuary policies in liberal democratic states / Patti Lenard
Summary How to assess and deal with the claims of millions of displaced people to find refuge and asylum in safe and prosperous countries is one of the most pressing issues of modern political philosophy. In this timely volume, fresh insights are offered into the political and moral implications of refugee crises and the treatment of asylum seekers. The contributions illustrate the widening of the debate over what is owed to refugees, and why it is assumed that national state actors and the international community owe special consideration and protection. Among the specific issues discussed are refugees' rights and duties, refugee selection, whether repatriation can be encouraged or required, and the ethics of sanctuary policies.
Subject Refugees -- Government policy -- Moral and ethical aspects
Refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc
Form Electronic book
Author Miller, David, 1946- editor
Straehle, Christine, editor
ISBN 9781108588195