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Human Rights and Immigration, Hardback Book


Economic interaction has enlarged the international trade in goods and services, but the safe and humane flow of persons across international borders remains a challenge in a State-based model of territorial jurisdictions.

Once an immigrant enters a new host country the guarantee of respect for their human rights comes into question.

Indeed, the legal and political constructions of inclusion or exclusion of migrants from the political community touch at the veryheart of the cosmopolitan spirit of universal human rights. This book brings together leading experts in the fields of migration and human rights law to examine central problems in the protection of the human rights of migrants.

They explain the theoretical background of present issues in the area including, immigrant integration policies in Europe, the social and labour rights of migrants, the conditions and legal frameworks affecting migrant women, asylum seekers and refugees worldwide among many others.

It explains in a clear and critical manner thelegal and political implications of migration today in the context of an evolving globalized world.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: International human rights law
  • ISBN: 9780198701170



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