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viii, 238 pages ; 24 cm
  • Introduction : the local politics of immigrant integration
  • Nonprofit organizations as immigrant rights advocates
  • Immigrants and politics in San Francisco
  • Providing language access through nonprofit-government collaborations
  • Raising minimum wages through nonprofit-union collaborations
  • Strategic framing and municipal ID cards
  • Conclusion : making immigrant rights real
  • Appendix : immigrant-serving nonprofits in San Francisco, 2006.
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xv, 264 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
  • List of figures and tables
  • Preface
  • Part I - Introduction
  • 1. The challenge of Muslim migrants into Christian-heritage societies
  • 2. Anti-Muslim discrimination in the French labor market and its consequences
  • Part II - Research Strategy
  • 3. Solving the problem of causal identification
  • 4. Procuring a sample
  • 5. Research protocols
  • Part III - Why is there religious discrimination in France?
  • 6. Muslim characteristics that feed rational Islamophobia
  • 7. Evidence of nonrational Islamophobia
  • 8. A discriminatory equilibrium
  • Part IV - Looking beyond, looking ahead
  • 9. Beyond France: Muslim immigrants in Western Europe and in the United States
  • 10. What is to be done?
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • References
  • Index.
Amid fears of Islamic extremism, many Europeans ask whether Muslim immigrants can integrate into historically Christian countries. Why Muslim Integration Fails in Christian-Heritage Societies explores this question and concludes that both Muslim and non-Muslim French must share responsibility for the slow progress of integration.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780674504929 20160619
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xxi, 486 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • The dilemma of immigration control in liberal democracies / James F. Hollifield, Philip L. Martin, and Pia Orrenius
  • The United States / Philip L. Martin
  • Canada / Jeffrey G. Reitz
  • Australia / Stephen Castles, Ellie Vasta, and Derya Ozkul
  • France / James F. Hollifield
  • Great Britain / Randall Hansen
  • Germany / Philip L. Martin
  • The Netherlands / Willem Maas
  • Scandinavia (Sweden, Denmark, Norway) / Grete Brochmann
  • Switzerland / Gianni d'Amato
  • Italy / Ted Perlmutter
  • Spain / Miryam Hazan
  • Japan and South Korea / Erin Chung
  • The European Union / Andrew Geddes.
The Third Edition of Controlling Immigration provides an assessment of the efforts of major destination countries to deal with immigration--paying particular attention to the gap between policy goals and outcomes. Retaining its comprehensive coverage of nations of immigrants--those like the U.S., Canada, and Australia that were built by immigrants--and countries of immigration--those with a more recent history of immigration, like France, Germany, and the U.K., and the latecomers like Italy, Spain, Japan, and Korea--the new edition highlights the differences among these countries, with new chapters on Scandinavia and the European Union. It looks closely at the tension created by post-colonial immigration and how countries have attempted to control flows of low-skilled workers, both legal and illegal, how they cope with integration of the new waves of immigrants, and how they deal with refugees and asylum seekers. It also examines the dichotomy between low- and high-skilled immigration and the way in which each country wrestles with the "liberal paradox"--the economic need to remain open to immigration, which must be balanced against the political and security imperative to maintain control of borders and to protect the social contract. In conclusion, the book explores the prospects for global governance of migration.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780804786270 20160616
Green Library
xxi, 366 pages : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • List of Illustrations ix List of Tables xi List of Abbreviations xiii Preface xvii Chapter One: A Leap in the Dark: Muslims and the State in Twenty-fi rst-Century Europe 1 Chapter Two: European Outsourcing and Embassy Islam: L'islam, c'est moi 30 Chapter Three: A Politicized Minority: The Qur'an is our Constitution 70 Chapter Four: Citizens, Groups, and the State 105 Chapter Five: The Domestication of State-Mosque Relations 133 Chapter Six: Imperfect Institutionalization: Islam Councils in Europe 163 Chapter Seven: The Partial Emancipation: Muslim Responses to the State--Islam Consultations 198 Chapter Eight: Muslim Integration and European Islam in the Next Generation 245 Notes 273 Interviews 309 Bibliography 317 Index 355.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780691144221 20160618
"The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims" traces how governments across Western Europe have responded to the growing presence of Muslim immigrants in their countries over the past fifty years. Drawing on hundreds of in-depth interviews with government officials and religious leaders in France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Morocco, and Turkey, Jonathan Laurence challenges the widespread notion that Europe's Muslim minorities represent a threat to liberal democracy. He documents how European governments in the 1970s and 1980s excluded Islam from domestic institutions, instead inviting foreign powers like Saudi Arabia, Algeria, and Turkey to oversee the practice of Islam among immigrants in European host societies. But since the 1990s, amid rising integration problems and fears about terrorism, governments have aggressively stepped up efforts to reach out to their Muslim communities and incorporate them into the institutional, political, and cultural fabrics of European democracy. "The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims" places these efforts - particularly the government-led creation of Islamic councils - within a broader theoretical context and gleans insights from government interactions with groups such as trade unions and Jewish communities at previous critical junctures in European state-building. By examining how state-mosque relations in Europe are linked to the ongoing struggle for religious and political authority in the Muslim-majority world, Laurence sheds light on the geopolitical implications of a religious minority's transition from outsiders to citizens. This book offers a much-needed reassessment that foresees the continuing integration of Muslims into European civil society and politics in the coming decades.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780691144221 20160618
Green Library
vi, 218 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Introduction: Terrorism and the Changing Politics of Immigration "Gary Freeman, Terri Givens and David Leal" Part 1: United States 1. Immigration and U.S. National Interests: Historical Cases and the Contemporary Debate "Marc Rosenblum" 2. Immigration Policy and the Latino Community Since 9/11 "Michele Waslin" 3. U.S. Asylum Refugee Policy towards Muslim Nations Since 9/11 "Idean Salehyan" 4. Post-9/11 International Graduate Enrollments in the United States: Unintended Consequences of National Security Strategies "Susan K. Brown and Frank D. Bean" Part 2: Europe 5. Migration Policy Debates in Europe after 9/11: Securitization, Embedded Liberalism, or the Quest for Legitimation? "Christina Boswell" 6. Disembedding Liberalism? Immigration Politics and Security in Britain since 9/11 "James Hampshire" 7. Fortifying Fortress Europe? The Effects of September 11 on EU Immigration Policy "Adam Luedtke" 8. Borders, Security, and Transatlantic Cooperation in the 21st Century: Identity and Privacy in an Era of Globalized Surveillance "Valsamis Mitsilegas" 9. Towards a Common European Asylum Policy: The Political Economy of Refugee Burden Sharing "Eiko R. Thielemann" Part 3: The Commonwealth Perspective 10. Immigration, the War against Terror, and the British Commonwealth "James Jupp".
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415990820 20160527
Immigration policy in the United States, Europe, and the Commonwealth went under the microscope after the terror attacks of 9/11 and the subsequent events in London, Madrid, and elsewhere. We have since seen major changes in the bureaucracies that regulate immigration - but have those institutional dynamics led to significant changes in the way borders are controlled, the numbers of immigrants allowed to enter, or national asylum policies? This book examines a broad range of issues and cases in order to better understand if, how, and why immigration policies and practices have changed in these countries in response to the threat of terrorism. In a thorough analysis of border policies, the authors also address how an intensification of immigration politics can have severe consequences for the social and economic circumstances of national minorities of immigrant origin.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415990820 20160527
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xii, 378 p. ; 24 cm.
  • List of Tables and Figures ix Acknowledgments xi Chapter One: Introduction 1 Chapter Two: The Politics of Immigration Control: Understanding the Rise and Fall of Policy Regimes 16 Chapter Three: Immigrant Voters in a Partisan Polity: European Settlers, Nativism, and American Immigration Policy, 1776-1896 46 Chapter Four: Chinese Exclusion and Precocious State-Building in the Nineteenth-Century American Polity 87 Chapter Five: Progressivism, War, and Scientific Policymaking: The Rise of the National Origins Quota System, 1900-1928 114 Chapter Six: Two-Tiered Implementation: Jewish Refugees, Mexican Guestworkers, and Administrative Politics 150 Chapter Seven: Strangers in Cold War America: The Modern Presidency, Committee Barons, and Postwar Immigration Politics 176 Chapter Eight: The Rebirth of American Immigration: The Rights Revolution, New Restrictionism, and Policy Deadlock 219 Chapter Nine: Two Faces of Expansion: The Contemporary Politics of Immigration Reform 242 Chapter Ten: Conclusion 289 Appendix: The Sample of Interviewees 297 Notes 299 Index 361.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780691088044 20160528
Immigration is perhaps the most enduring and elemental leitmotif of America. This book is the most powerful study to date of the politics and policies it has inspired, from the founders' earliest efforts to shape American identity to today's revealing struggles over Third World immigration, noncitizen rights, and illegal aliens. Weaving a robust new theoretical approach into a sweeping history, Daniel Tichenor ties together previous studies' idiosyncratic explanations for particular, pivotal twists and turns of immigration policy. He tells the story of lively political battles between immigration defenders and doubters over time and of the transformative policy regimes they built. Tichenor takes us from vibrant nineteenth-century politics that propelled expansive European admissions and Chinese exclusion to the draconian restrictions that had taken hold by the 1920s, including racist quotas that later hampered the rescue of Jews from the Holocaust. American global leadership and interest group politics in the decades after World War II, he argues, led to a surprising expansion of immigration opportunities. In the 1990s, a surge of restrictionist fervor spurred the political mobilization of recent immigrants. Richly documented, this pathbreaking work shows that a small number of interlocking temporal processes, not least changing institutional opportunities and constraints, underlie the turning tides of immigration sentiments and policy regimes. Complementing a dynamic narrative with a host of helpful tables and timelines, "Dividing Lines" is the definitive treatment of a phenomenon that has profoundly shaped the character of American nationhood.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780691088044 20160528
Green Library
x, 719 p. ; 25 cm.
Tracing the political struggles over American citizenship laws from the colonial period through to the Progressive era, this text shows that for much of the nation's history, most adults were legally denied access to full citizenship solely because of their race, ethnicity or gender.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780300069891 20160528
Green Library
viii, 191 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Acknowledgments-- 1. World networks and the politics of the world-economy-- 2. Patterns and prospectives of the capitalist world-economy-- Part I. The States and the Interstate System: 3. The states in the institutional vortex of the capitalist world-economy-- 4. The three instances of hegemony in the history of the capitalist world-economy-- 5. The withering away of the states-- 6. Friends as foes-- 7. The USA in the world today-- 8. The world-economy and the state-structures in peripheral and dependent countries (the so-called Third World)-- 9. Socialist states: mercantilist strategies and revolutionary objectives-- Part II. Antisystemic Movements: 10. The future of the world-economy-- 11. Eurocommunism: its roots in European working-class history-- 12. Nationalism and the world transition to socialism: is there a crisis?-- 13. Revolutionary movements in the era of US hegemony and after-- Part III. The Civilizational Project: 14. The quality of life in different social systems: the model and the reality-- 15. Civilizations and modes of production: conflicts and convergences-- 16. The dialectics of civilizations in the modern world-system-- 17. The development of the concept of development-- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521259187 20160528
In these essays, written (with one exception) between 1978 and 1982, Immanuel Wallerstein elaborates on the political and theoretical implications of the world-systems perspective outlined in his celebrated books The Modern World-System and The Capitalist World-Economy. Whereas those books centred on the historical development of the modern world-system, the essays in this volume explore the nature of world politics in the light of Wallerstein's analysis of the world-system and capitalist world-economy. Throughout, the essays offer new perspectives on the central issues of political debate today: the roles of the USA and the USSR in the world-system, the relations of the Third World states to the capitalist 'core', and the potential for socialist or revolutionary change. Different sections deal with the three major political institutions of the modern world-system: the states, the antisystemic movements, and the civilizations. The states are a classic rubric of political analysis. For Wallerstein, the limits of sovereignty are at least as important as the powers - these limits deriving from the obligatory location of the modern state in the interstate system. Social movements are a second classic rubric. For Wallerstein, the principal questions are the degree to which such movements are antisystemic, and the dilemmas state power poses for antisystemic movements. Civilizations, in contrast, are not normally seen as a political institution. That however is for Wallerstein the key to the analysis of their role in the contemporary world, and thereby a key to understanding the politics of social science.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521259187 20160528
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