The Ethics and Politics of Immigration: Core Issues and Emerging Trends

2017.06.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Alex Sager (ed.), The Ethics and Politics of Immigration: Core Issues and Emerging Trends, Rowman and Littlefield, 2016, 276pp.,
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2017.06.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Alex Sager (ed.), The Ethics and Politics of Immigration: Core Issues and Emerging Trends, Rowman and Littlefield, 2016, 276pp., $39.95 (pbk), ISBN 9781783486137. Reviewed by Stefan Schlegel, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity It is not an easy task to give focus to a book with the title "The Ethics and Politics of Immigration: Core Issues and Emerging Trends". Alex Sager does a great job of framing such a vast issue in the first and the last chapter. The setting in which he stages the book is one in which migration is still seen as something pathological, and nations not only as natural and given but also as largely benevolent institutions. As he notes in his introduction, "the history of humanity is a history of mobility, but political philosophy has often operated under the assumption of stasis in which migration is ignored or treated as pathological and exceptional". In. . .

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