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Published: 17 October 2013

272 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199982189

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Liberal Rights and Responsibilities

Essays on Citizenship and Sovereignty

Christopher Heath Wellman

  • Stakes out original positions on a number of core issues in political philosophy, including political legitimacy, the duty to obey the law, secession, immigration and the justification of punishment.
  • Argues for a right to secede from perfectly just states.
  • Defends a legitimate state's right to design and enforce its own immigration policy.