Open Borders - Second Edition

The Case Against Immigration Controls

Teresa Hayter

Open Borders - Second Edition

Teresa Hayter

Distributed for Pluto Press

240 pages | 5.25 x 8.5
Hardcover $99.00 ISBN: 9780745322452 Published July 2004
Paperback $32.00 ISBN: 9780745322445 Published July 2004
Contents
Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
 
Introduction
 
1. Migration, and migratory myths
World migration
Postwar migration to industrialised countries
Migration to Britain
 
2. Border controls
Racism
Early history of British immigration controls
Controls on Commonwealth immigration
Fortress Europe
 
3. Refugees: Tightening the screw
The debasing of refugee rights
Legislation and legal processes in Britain
The criminalisation of refugees
Destitution
Detention
Campsfield immigration detention center
 
4. Resistance
Resistance in Britain
The sans-papiers movement
 
5. Re-open the borders
Immigration controls and human rights
Immigration controls do not work
Immigration and jobs, wages and conditions
Immigration and public expenditure
Immigration controls and racism
Migration and the Third World
Free Movement
 
Appendix
 
Bibliography
List of organisations and campaigns
Index
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