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Published: 01 December 2021

304 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197618776

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Free to Move

Foot Voting, Migration, and Political Freedom

Revised Edition

Ilya Somin

  • Delves into the three kinds of foot voting, which are rarely discussed together, and shows how they can be mutually reinforcing
  • Shows how broadening opportunities for foot voting can enhance political liberty for millions of people around the world
  • Addresses a variety of common objections to expanding mobility rights, especially those directed at international migration
  • Explains how both domestic constitutional systems and international law can be structured to expand opportunities for foot voting, while minimizing potential downsides
  • Addresses key new issues, including fears that migration could spread dangerous diseases, such as Covid-19, claims that immigrants might generate a political backlash that threatens democracy, and the impact of remote work on foot voting

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