People Movements and the 'National Interest'

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    Abstract

    In this chapter, the elusive nature of the ‘national interest’ is pursued and identified. The question of cross-border people movements is then put to the ‘national interest’ test. How do the global movements of people for purposes of migration match up with national criteria for the public interest? What is the relation to actual policies adopted in this area?
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationAustralia's Trade, Investment and Security in the Asian Century
    Editors John Farrar, Mary Hiscock and Vai Io Lo
    Place of PublicationSingapore
    PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co
    Pages187-200
    Edition1
    ISBN (Print)9789814632867
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2015

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