Just open borders? Examining Joseph Carens' open borders argument in the light of a case study of recent somali migrants to the uk

Journal of Global Ethics 5 (3):231 – 243 (2009)
This essay examines Joseph Carens' open borders argument in the light of a case study of recent Somali migrants to the UK. It argues that, although arguments for significantly more open borders are compelling, they must take into account existing domestic injustice in receiving states as well as existing global injustice
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