Displacement, Asylum, Migration
Edited by Kate E. Tunstall
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Displacement, Asylum, Migration by Kate E. Tunstall
Book DescriptionThere are few issues more urgently in need of intelligent analysis both in the UK and elsewhere than those relating to displacement, asylum, and migration. In this volume, based on the 2004 Oxford Amnesty Lectures, major figures in philosophy, political science, law, psychoanalysis, sociology, and literature address the challenges that displacement, asylum, and migration pose to our notions of human rights. Each lecture is accompanied by a critical response from another leading thinker in the field. The volume contains lectures by Slavoj Zizek, Bhikhu Parekh, Ali A.Mazrui, Matthew J. Gibney, Saskia Sassen, Harold Hongju Koh, Caryl Phillips, and Jacqueline Rose, with critical responses from Michael Ignatieff, Seyla Benhabib, Iftikhar Malik, Melissa Lane, Christian Joppke, Rey Koslowski, Elleke Boehmer, and Ali Abunimah. This is the twelfth volume of Oxford Amnesty Lectures to be published since 1992. 'All good citizens should probably want to buy them ...simply because they are published in support of such a good cause. It turns out, though, that no self-sacrifice is involved. [These] are immensely rich, challenging, stimulating volumes ...The contributors' lists are star-studded ...and each book has a clear, coherent, overarching theme, despite the extreme diversity of the individual lectures' (The Independent, April 10, 2003).
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780192807243
(196mm x 129mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 16-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Kate E. Tunstall
Kate E. Tunstall is Fellow in French at Worcester College, Oxford.
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