Religious and Ethical Perspectives on Global Migration

Religious and Ethical Perspectives on Global Migration

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Religious and Ethical Perspectives on Global Migration examines the complicated social ethics of migration in today's world. Editors Elizabeth W. Collier and Charles R. Strain bring the perspectives of an international group of scholars toward a theory of justice and ethical understanding for the nearly two hundred million migrants who have left their homes seeking asylum from political persecution, greater freedom and safety, economic opportunity, or reunion with family more

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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 153 x 226 x 27mm | 581g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0739195646
  • 9780739195642

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There are many books now available on the ethics and politics of migration, but this one stands out. It includes not only Christian perspectives, but also views from the world's other great religious traditions. It also places the U.S. discussion on migration in the larger global context of migration, showing the topic as one of the most remarkable features of our time. Religious and Ethical Perspectives on Global Migration is an indispensable addition to the literature on migration today. -- Robert Schreiter, Catholic Theological Unionshow more

About Elizabeth W. Collier

Elizabeth W. Collier is associate professor of business ethics in the Brennan School of Business at Dominican University where she also co-directs the Center for Global Peace through Commerce. Charles R. Strain is professor of religious studies at DePaul more

Table of contents

Part 1: Migration and Globalization 1: Double Threat? Unauthorized Migration as a Global Phenomenon - Marie T. Friedmann Marquardt 2: The Moral Economy of Labor Mobility: Migration and the Global Workforce - Gemma Tulud Cruz 3: Root Causes of Forced Migration in Africa - Ogenga Otunnu 4: Migration in a Post-Colonial World - Marianne Heimbach-Steins 5: International Law and Forced Migration: The UN and NGOs' Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking and Protect Refugees and Labor Immigrant Rights - Marco Tavanti Part 2: religious and Ethical Perspectives on Justice for Migrants 6: Loving the Stranger and the Moral Myopia at Agriprocessors - Moses Pava 7: And They Fled into Egypt: Migration in Light of Scripture and Catholic Social Teaching - Elizabeth Collier 8: Islam and Immigration - Azam Nizamuddin 9: The Migrant, My Mother: Buddhist Ethical Perspectives on Migration - Charles R. Strain 10: Ethical Reflections on Childhood Migration - Frida Kerner Furman Part 3: Migration: Ethical Issues in the U.S. Context 11: Arguing About Immigration: The Claims of Restrictionists and Non-Restrictionists - Elizabeth Collier 12: From the Sanctuary Movement to No More Deaths: The Challenge to Communities of Faith Reverend John Fife 13: No More Deaths: Border Enforcement and Moral Devolution - Charles R. Strain 14: On the Just Treatment of Immigrant Workers - Kim Bobo 15: Immigrants and Refugees Held in Detention - Sioban Albiol 16: Immigration Reform: What Can Religious Voices Require of the State? - Reverend Craig Mousinshow more

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