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Immigration and freedom - XI Mises Seminar (2016)

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Speaker: Chandran Kukathas (London School of Economics)

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Immigration and freedom - XI Mises Seminar (2016)

  1. 1. IMMIGRATION AND FREEDOM Chandran kukathas
  2. 2.  We asked for workers and got people instead…  Max Frisch
  3. 3. Definitions Freedom The Rule of Law Economics Culture Self-determination Immigration and Governance
  4. 4.  Defining Migration, Immigration, and Open Borders  Definitional Politics  Immigration Control  Immigration and Open Borders  Entry, Participation, Membership
  5. 5. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Entry Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes No Participation Yes Yes No No No (Yes) No (Yes) Membership Yes No No No (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) No
  6. 6. A B C ENTRY Easy Hard Very Hard PARTICIPATION Hard Very Hard Easy MEMBERSHIP Very Hard Easy Hard
  7. 7.  Immigration and Freedom  Controlling Citizens  The Apartheid Analogy  Workers and People
  8. 8.  Controlling Citizens  ‘Since I have become Prime Minister we have made it harder to get a driving license, to get a bank account, to get a council house. We have removed more people. All of these actions - the internal border - matters, as it were, as well as the external border.’ – David Cameron  Employment regulation  Education  Surveillance
  9. 9. The Apartheid analogy Bantustans – keeping people out Pass laws – monitoring outsiders moving within Population Registration Amendment Act 1970 The ideology of apartheid Sugar Man
  10. 10. Workers and People 'A man cannot go with his wife and children and his goods and chattels on to the labour market. He must have a dumping ground. Every rabbit must have a warren where he can live and burrow and breed, and every native must have a warren too'—Sir Godfrey Yeatman Lagden, Chairman of the Native Affairs Commission in the Transvaal 1903-1905
  11. 11.  Immigration control, equality and the rule of law  Due process  Immigration targets  Citizen deportations  State and Community
  12. 12.  Justifying immigration control:  Economics  Culture  Politics
  13. 13.  The Economics of Immigration  Wealth and Income  Distribution
  14. 14.  Immigration and Culture  Whose culture?  The egalitarian dilemma  Race and Racism
  15. 15.  National Self-determination  One nation?  Minority rights  Individual rights  Citizens’ rights  Individual v Community/Society/State
  16. 16.  Immigration and Governance  Immigration and Freedom

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