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Border law : migration and identity in immigrant nations

Dauvergne, Catherine


This thesis develops a framework for analysing the interrelationships between migration laws and national identities. The framework is grounded in considering the place of migration law in liberal societies. Migration law plays a role in constituting the nation. It erects the boundary of the nation and contributes to the mythology which sustains the nation. While both nations and their migration laws belong to a liberal paradigm, liberal theory does not create a standard for what is just...[Show more]

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Date published: 1999-12
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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