Humanitarianism, Identity, and Nation: Migration Laws in Canada and Australia (Law and Society)
By: Catherine Dauvergne (author)Paperback
1 - 2 weeks availability
Australia and Canada have each sought international reputations as humanitarian do-gooders, especially in the area of refugee admissions. This book traces the connections between the nation-building tradition of immigration and the challenge of admitting people who do not reflect the national interest of the twenty-first century. In a detailed consideration of how refugees and others in need are admitted to Australia and Canada, Catherine Dauvergne links humanitarianism and national identity to explain the current shape of the law. Humanitarianism, Identity, and Nation is a welcome antidote to economic critiques of immigration, and a thoughtful contribution to rights talk.
Catherine Dauvergne is Canada Research Chair in Migration Law and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of British Columbia.
Part 1: Reading Migration Laws 1 Introduction 2 The Insights of Identity 3 Nation and Migration 4 Humanitarianism and Identity Part 2: Humanitarian Admissions to Australia and Canada 5 Constructing Others: The Refugee Process 6 Reflecting Ourselves: The Mirror of Humanitarianism 7 Identities, Rights, and Nations 8 Conclusions Appedices Bibliography Index
Number Of Pages:
- ID: 9780774811132
- Saver Delivery: Yes
- 1st Class Delivery: Yes
- Courier Delivery: Yes
- Store Delivery: Yes
Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly
© Copyright 2013 - 2017 WHSmith and its suppliers.
WHSmith High Street Limited Greenbridge Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, SN3 3LD, VAT GB238 5548 36