Migrants and Citizens: Justice and Responsibility in the Ethics of Immigration
What responsibilities do citizens have to migrants and potential migrants? What responsibilities do migrants themselves have? What is the basis of those responsibilities? In this book Tisha Rajendra reframes the confused and often heated debate surrounding immigration and develops a Christian ethic that can address these neglected questions.
Rajendra begins by illuminating the flawed narratives about migrants that are often used in political debates on the subject. She goes on to propose a new definition of justice that is based on responsibility to relationships, drawing on the concrete experience of migrants, ethical theory, migration theory, and the relational ethics of the Bible.
Professors, students, and others committed to formulating a solid ethical approach to questions surrounding immigration will benefit greatly from Rajendra's timely presentation of a constructive way forward.
William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Ethics in Religion | Practical Theology
Rajendra, Tisha, "Migrants and Citizens: Justice and Responsibility in the Ethics of Immigration" (2017). Faculty Books. 126.