In this chapter, the elusive nature of the â€˜national interestâ€™ is pursued and identified. The question of cross-border people movements is then put to the â€˜national interestâ€™ 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?
|Title of host publication||Australia's Trade, Investment and Security in the Asian Century|
|Editors||John Farrar, Mary Hiscock and Vai Io Lo|
|Place of Publication||Singapore|
|Publisher||World Scientific Publishing Co|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|