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The Resource Resident foreigners : a philosophy of migration, Donatella Di Cesare, translated by David Broder

Resident foreigners : a philosophy of migration, Donatella Di Cesare, translated by David Broder

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Resident foreigners : a philosophy of migration
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Resident foreigners
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a philosophy of migration
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Donatella Di Cesare, translated by David Broder
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  • ita
  • eng
Summary
From the shores of Europe to the Mexican-US border, mass migration is one of the most pressing issues we face today. Yet at the same time, calls to defend national sovereignty are becoming ever more vitriolic, with those fleeing war, persecution, and famine vilified as a threat to our security as well as our social and economic order. In this book, written amidst the dark resurgence of appeals to defend 'blood and soil', Donatella Di Cesare challenges the idea of the exclusionary state, arguing that migration is a fundamental human right. She develops an original philosophy of migration that places the migrants themselves, rather than states and their borders, at the centre. Through an analysis of three historic cities, Athens, Rome and Jerusalem, Di Cesare shows how we should conceive of migrants not as an other but rather as resident foreigners. This means recognising that citizenship cannot be based on any supposed connection to the land or an exclusive claim to ownership that would deny the rights of those who arrive as migrants. Instead, citizenship must be disconnected from the possession of territory altogether and founded on the principle of cohabitation - and on the ultimate reality that we are all temporary guests and tenants of the earth. Di Cesare's argument for a new ethics of hospitality will be of great interest to all those concerned with the challenges posed by migration and with the increasingly hostile attitudes towards migrants, as well as students and scholars of philosophy and political theory. --
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Di Cesare, Donatella
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Translated from the Italian
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non fiction
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Broder, David
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Emigration and immigration
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Resident foreigners : a philosophy of migration, Donatella Di Cesare, translated by David Broder
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23 cm
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English edition.
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viii, 231 pages
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9781509533541
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(OCoLC)1108807610
Label
Resident foreigners : a philosophy of migration, Donatella Di Cesare, translated by David Broder
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1108807610
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
English edition.
Extent
viii, 231 pages
Isbn
9781509533541
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1108807610

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