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  1. Migration and Morality: A Liberal Egalitarian Perspective.Joseph H. Carens - 1992 - In Brian Barry & Robert E. Goodin (eds.), Free Movement: Ethical Issues in the Transnational Migration of People and of Money. University of Pennsylvania Press. pp. 25-47.
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    Culture, Citizenship, and Community: A Contextual Exploration of Justice as Evenhandedness.Joseph H. Carens - 2000 - Oxford University Press..
    This book makes a significant contribution to the contemporary debate about multiculturalism and democratic theory. It reflects upon the ways in which claims about culture and identity are advanced by immigrants, national minorities, aboriginals, and other groups. It argues that liberal democrats should provide recognition and support for minority cultures and identities, and examines case studies from a number of different societies to show how theorists can learn about justice.
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  3. The Rights of Irregular Migrants.Joseph H. Carens - 2008 - Ethics and International Affairs 22 (2):163–186.
    This article considers the question of what legal rights should be possessed by those who reside and work in a democratic state without the legal authorization of the state, given the background assumption that the state is morally entitled to exclude such migrants. I argue that irregular migrants are morally entitled to a wide range of legal rights, including basic human and civil rights, but also rights to wages, workplace protections, and even rights to public education for their children. In (...)
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    Live-in Domestics, Seasonal Workers, and Others Hard to Locate on the Map of Democracy.Joseph H. Carens - 2008 - Journal of Political Philosophy 16 (4):419-445.
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    Immigrants and the Right to Stay.Joseph H. Carens - 2010 - MIT Press.
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    Aliens and Citizens.Joseph H. Carens - 1987 - Review of Politics 49 (2):251-273.
    Many poor and oppressed people wish to leave their countries of origin in the third world to come to affluent Western societies. This essay argues that there is little justification for keeping them out. The essay draws on three contemporary approaches to political theory - the Rawlsian,the Nozickean, and the utilitarian - to construct arguments for open borders. The fact that all three theories converge upon the same results on this issue, despite their significant disagreements on others, strengthens the case (...)
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  7. The Integration of Immigrants.Joseph H. Carens - 2005 - Journal of Moral Philosophy 2 (1):29-46.
    This paper considers normative questions about the integration of legally resident immigrants into contemporary liberal democratic states. First, I ask to what extent immigrants should enjoy the same rights as citizens and on what terms they should have access to citizenship itself. I defend two general principles: (1) differential treatment requires justi.cation; (2) the longer immigrants have lived in the receiving society, the stronger their claim to equal rights and eventually to full citizenship. Second, I explore additional forms of economic, (...)
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    Invitation to a Dialogue.Joseph H. Carens - 2014 - Critical Review 26 (3-4):283-289.
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    A Contextual Approach to Political Theory.Joseph H. Carens - 2004 - Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 7 (2):117-132.
    This article explores the advantages of using a range of actual cases in doing political theory. This sort of approach clarifies what is at stake in alternative theoretical formulations, draws attention to the wisdom that may be embedded in existing practices, and encourages theorists to confront challenges they might otherwise overlook and to think through the implications of their accounts more fully.
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  10. Who Should Get In? The Ethics of Immigration Admissions.Joseph H. Carens - 2003 - Ethics and International Affairs 17 (1):95–110.
    This article explores normative questions about what legal rights settled immigrants should have in liberal democratic states. It argues that liberal democratic justice, properly understood, greatly constrains the distinctions that can be made between citizens and residents.
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    An Overview of the Ethics of Immigration.Joseph H. Carens - 2014 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 17 (5):538-559.
  12. Refugees and the Limits of Obligation.Joseph H. Carens - 1992 - Public Affairs Quarterly 6 (1):31-44.
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    Realistic and Idealistic Approaches to the Ethics of Immigration.Joseph H. Carens - 1996 - International Migration Review 30 (2):156-170.
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    The Case for Amnesty.Joseph H. Carens - 2009 - Boston Review 34 (3):7-10.
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    Membership and Morality: Admission to Citizenship in Liberal Democratic States.Joseph H. Carens - 1989 - In William Rogers Brubaker (ed.), Immigration and the Politics of Citizenship in Europe and North America. University press of America. pp. 31-49.
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    On Belonging: What We Owe People Who Stay.Joseph H. Carens - 2005 - Boston Review 30 (3-4):16-19.
  17. Rethinking Multiculturalism: Cultural Diversity and Political Theory.Bhikhu Parekh & Joseph H. Carens - 2002 - Political Theory 30 (5):738-745.
     
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    Nationalism and the Exclusion of Immigrants: Lessons From Australian Immigration Policy.Joseph H. Carens - 1988 - In Mark Gibney (ed.), Open Borders? Closed Societies: The Ethical and Political Issues. Greenwood Press. pp. 41-60.
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    Compensatory Justice and Social Institutions.Joseph H. Carens - 1985 - Economics and Philosophy 1 (1):39-.
    Moral philosophers are fond of the dictum “ought implies can” and even deontologists normally admit the need to take account of consequences in the design of social institutions. Too often, however, philosophers fail to take advantage of the knowledge provided by the social sciences about the constraints and consequences of alternative forms of social organization. By discussing ideals in abstraction from the problems of institutionalization, they fail at least to see some of the important consequences and costs of a proposed (...)
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    The Virtues of Socialism.Joseph H. Carens - 1986 - Theory and Society 15 (5):679-687.
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    Free Speech and Democratic Norms in the Danish Cartoons Controversy.Joseph H. Carens - 2006 - International Migration 44 (5):32-41.
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    Open Borders and Liberal Limits: A Response to Isbister.Joseph H. Carens - 2000 - International Migration Review 34 (2):636-643.
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    An Interpretation and Defense of the Socialist Principle of Distribution.Joseph H. Carens - 2003 - Social Philosophy and Policy 20 (1):145-177.
    For this collection entitled “After Socialism,” we were asked to reflect upon such questions as what rectifications to present market capitalist systems might be desirable and whether there is any viable remnant in the socialist ideal that ought to be preserved. My basic answer to the latter is that the socialist principle of distribution “From each according to abilities, to each according to needs” remains a compelling moral ideal, superior to the resigned, complacent, or enthusiastic acceptance of economic inequality that (...)
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  24. Dimensions of Citizenship and National Identity in Canada.Joseph H. Carens - 1996 - Philosophical Forum 28 (1-2):111-124.
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    Refugees and States: A Normative Analysis.Joseph H. Carens - 1991 - In Howard Adelman (ed.), Canadian and American Refugee Policy. York Lanes Press. pp. 18-29.
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    The Philosopher and the Policymaker: Two Perspectives on the Ethics of Immigration with Special Attention to the Problem of Restricting Asylum.Joseph H. Carens - 1997 - In Kay Hailbronner, David Martin & Hiroshi Motomura (eds.), Immigration Admissions: The Search for Workable Policies in Germany and the United States. pp. 3-51.
  27. Carnegie Council.Campbell Craig, James Pattison, Joseph H. Carens, Christina Boswell, Irregular Migrants, David Miller, Bridget Anderson, Marit Hovdal Moan & Fionnuala Ní Aoláin - 2008 - Ethics and International Affairs 22.
     
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    The Ethics of Immigration Revisited: Response to Brock, Fabre, Risse and Song.Joseph H. Carens - 2016 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 33 (4):457-466.
    To a large extent, the differences between my four interlocutors and me have more to do with the way we choose to frame a question or approach a problem than with substantive disagreements. In her discussion of temporary workers and the brain drain, Gillian Brock implicitly assumes a different background framework of moral responsibility from the one I adopt in my book. Similarly, Cécile Fabre asks important questions about the intersection of immigration and criminal justice, but ones that I chose (...)
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    Liberalism and Culture.Joseph H. Carens - 1997 - Constellations 4 (1):35-47.
    Will Kymlicka’s new book makes important conceptual, methodological, and substantive contributions to contemporary discussions of multiculturalism. Nevertheless, Kymlicka’s attempt to construct a defense of special rights for minority cultural groups on the basis of his conception of “societal culture” entails implications that are both too radical and too restrictive with regard to the kinds of minority claims they support. In particular, Kymlicka’s account undermines the claims of immigrant minorities to the sorts of special rights that Kymlicka thinks they are entitled (...)
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    The Rights of Immigrants.Joseph H. Carens - 1994 - In Judith Baker (ed.), Group Rights. University of Toronto Press. pp. 142-163.
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    Is Quebec Nationalism Just? Perspectives From Anglophone Canada.Joseph H. Carens - 1995 - Mc-Gill Queen's University Press.
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    Overview of The Ethics of Immigration.Joseph H. Carens - 2016 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 33 (4):425-427.
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    Why Naturalization Should Be Easy: A Response to Noah Pickus.Joseph H. Carens - 1998 - In Noah M. Jeddiah Pickus (ed.), Immigration and Citizenship in the 21st Century. Rowman & Lifflefield. pp. 141-146.
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    Fear Vs. Fairness: Migration, Citizenship and the Transformation of Political Community.Joseph H. Carens - 2009 - In Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen, Nils Holtug & Sune Laegaard (eds.), Nationalism and Multiculturalism in a World of Immigration. Palgrave-Macmillan. pp. 151-173.
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    Wer gehört dazu? Migration und die Rekonzeptualisierung der Staatsbürgerschaft.Joseph H. Carens - 2007 - In Simone Zurbuchen (ed.), Bürgerschaft und Migration: Einwanderung und Einburgerung aus ethisch-politischer Perspektive. LIT. pp. 25-51.
  36. Compensatory Justice and Social Institutions: Joseph H. Carens.Joseph H. Carens - 1985 - Economics and Philosophy 1 (1):39-67.
    Moral philosophers are fond of the dictum “ought implies can” and even deontologists normally admit the need to take account of consequences in the design of social institutions. Too often, however, philosophers fail to take advantage of the knowledge provided by the social sciences about the constraints and consequences of alternative forms of social organization. By discussing ideals in abstraction from the problems of institutionalization, they fail at least to see some of the important consequences and costs of a proposed (...)
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    Inmigración y justicia:¿A quién dejamos pasar?Joseph H. Carens - 2002 - Isegoría 26:5-27.
    Este artículo quiere ofrecer una visión general de lo que la justicia demanda respecto a la admisión de inmigrantes en Europa y en América del Norte si se aceptan dos presupuestos generales: un derecho general de los Estados a controlar la inmigración y el compromiso con los principios liberal-democráticos. El artículo argumenta que los Estados están moralmente constreñidos en cuanto a los tipos de criterios que pueden utilizar para excluir y seleccionar inmigrantes. En particular, normalmente no pueden utilizar criterios raciales (...)
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    La Integración de los Inmigrantes.Joseph H. Carens - 2004 - In Gemma Aubarell & Richard Zapata (eds.), Inmigración y Procesos de Cambio: Europa y el Mediterráneo en el Contexto Global. Icaria-Institut Europeu de la Mediterrània. pp. 393-420.
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    Peace, Human Rights, and Human Needs: A Comment on the Bay‐Flathman Debate.Joseph H. Carens - 1985 - Journal of Social Philosophy 16 (1):25-32.
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  40. Culture, Citizenship, and Community. A Contextual Exploration of Justice as Evenhandedness.Joseph H. Carens - 2001 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 63 (3):625-626.
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  41. In Defense of Birthright Citizenship.Joseph H. Carens - forthcoming - In Sarah Fine & Lea Ypi (eds.), Migration in Political Theory. Oxford University Press.
  42. The Ethics of Immigration.Joseph H. Carens - 2015 - Oup Usa.
    Eminent political theorist Joseph Carens tests the limits of democratic theory in the realm of immigration, arguing that any acceptable immigration policy must be based on moral principles even if it conflicts with the will of the majority.
     
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