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About Antoine Pécoud

Antoine Pécoud is Professor of Sociology at the University of Paris 13, France. Recent books include Depoliticizing Migration and International Organisations and the Politics of Migration.


Articles by Antoine Pécoud

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

The UN Convention on Migrant Workers’ Rights at 25

The UN Convention on Migrant Workers' Rights has not yet been ratified by a single western migrant-receiving state, despite being one of the UN's core human rights instruments.

Thinking about open borders

The free movement of people across international borders is a taboo in international political debates, making a thorough and much-needed rethinking of migration politics impossible. This must change.

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