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Open borders : the science and ethics of immigration

Caplan, Bryan Douglas, 1971- author.
Open borders : the science and ethics of immigration / written by Bryan Caplan ; artwork by Zach Weinersmith ; color by Mary Cagle.
First edition.
New York, NY : First Second, 2019.
248 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm
Other contributors
Weinersmith, Zach, 1982- artist.
Cagle, Mary, colourist.
Portion of title
Science and ethics of immigration
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-248).
  • Chapter 1. Global Apartheid
  • Chapter 2. Trillion-dollar bills on the sidewalk
  • Chapter 3. The native's burden?
  • Chapter 4. Crimes against culture
  • Chapter 5. The golden goose on trial
  • Chapter 6. Keyhole solutions
  • Chapter 7. All roads lead to open borders
  • Chapter 8. Fantastic journeys ... and how to finish them.
"American policy-makers have long been locked in a heated battle over whether, how many, and what kind of immigrants to allow to live and work in the country. Those in favor of welcoming more immigrants often cite humanitarian reasons, while those in favor of more restrictive laws argue the need to protect native citizens. But economist Bryan Caplan adds a new, compelling perspective to the immigration debate: He argues that opening all borders could eliminate absolute poverty worldwide and usher in a booming worldwide economy--greatly benefiting humanity. With a clear and conversational tone, exhaustive research, and vibrant illustrations by Zach Weinersmith, Open Borders makes the case for unrestricted immigration easy to follow and hard to deny"--Provided by publisher.
Subject headings
Emigration and immigration--Moral and ethical aspects--Comic books, strips, etc.
Emigration and immigration--Economic aspects--Comic books, strips, etc.
Emigration and immigration--Government policy--Comic books, strips, etc.
Illegal aliens--United States--Comic books, strips, etc.
United States--Ethnic relations--Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre heading
Comic books, strips, etc.
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels.
Nonfiction comics.
Graphic novels.
9781250316967 (paperback)
1250316960 (paperback)
9781250316974 (hardcover)
1250316979 (hardcover)


Columbus - University Library of Columbus
Call Number
JV6035 .C36 2019
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