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Pécoud, A., & Guchteneire, P. D. (2006). International migration, borders controls and human rights : assessing the relevance of a right to mobility. Journal of Borderlands Studies, 21(1), 69–86. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
BibTeX citation key: Pcoud2006c
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Categories: General
Keywords: contrôle des frontières, flux, libre circulation, relations Nord-Sud
Creators: Guchteneire, Pécoud
Collection: Journal of Borderlands Studies
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Langue doc    eng
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Abstract     
This article discusses the arguments in favor of and against a right to mobility. It argues that contemporary migration and border policies are largely restrictive but still fail to meet their proclaimed objectives which call for alternative approaches to international human flows. From a human rights perspective, tight border controls are accompanied by major challenges; including trafficking, the asylum crisis, and the death and vulnerability of irregular migrants; which ultimately threaten the moral foundations of liberal democracies. In this context, a right to mobility may constitute a relevant answer and the article examines the implications of such a right in terms of world justice, social cohesion, economic wealth, security, and border/migration governance.
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