Closed Borders: The Contemporary Assault on Freedom of Movement

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Yale University Press, 1989 - History - 270 pages
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In this eloquent and informative book, Alan Dowty traces how different countries throughout history have dealt with movement in and out of their borders, explores why governments resort to restrictive measures, and describes the effects of these policies.
 

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Contents

The Right of Personal SelfDetermination
1
The Old Serfdom
20
The New Serfdom
55
Recognition and Retrogression
95
Emigration and Expulsion in the Third World
142
The Contemporary Challenge to Free Movement
181
Toward an Open World
222
Index
259
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About the author (1989)

Alan Dowty is Professor of Government and International Studies at the University of Notre Dame and Fellow at Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. His earlier books include "Middle East Crisis" (California, 1984) and "Closed Borders: The Contemporary Assault on Freedom of Movement" (1987).

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