Dialogues on Migration Policy

Dialogues on Migration Policy

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Dialogues on Migration Policy brings together leading American and European scholars of immigration politics to address migration policy. Editors Marco Giugni and Florence Passy's aim to present a number of informed 'dialogues' addressing three main theoretical concerns in this field: the role of the national state in a globalizing world, the determinants of policy change, and the role of collective interests in migration policy.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 268 pages
  • 149.9 x 226.1 x 25.4mm | 385.56g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739110985
  • 9780739110980
  • 2,217,434

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The book is a valuable contribution to the burgeoning field of migration policy studies and will be most prized in research and graduate collections. Recommended. CHOICE I liked this book for its clever design and the impressive line-up of some of the leading writers on migration policy. It's a winner. -- Christian Joppke, International University Bremen
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About Florence Passy

Marco Giugni is 'Maitre d'enseigenement et de recherche' in the Department of Political Science at the University of Geneva. Florence Passy is Associate Professor in the Institute of Political and International Studies at the University of Lausanne.
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Table of contents

Chapter 1 Four Dialogues on Migration Policy Part 2 Scope: Global or National? Chapter 3 Social Relations on a Global Scale: The Implications or Human Rights and for Democracy Chapter 4 The Nation-Centered Perspective Chapter 5 Commentary Part 6 Determinants: Economy or Politics? Chapter 7 Economy versus the People? Swiss Immigration Policy between Economic Demand, Xenophobia, and International Constraint Chapter 8 Immigrants, Markets, and the American State: The Political Economy of U.S. Immigration Chapter 9 Commentary Part 10 Determinants: Ethnicity or Political Channeling? Chapter 11 The Nature of Ethnicity in the Project of Migration Chapter 12 Institutions, Political Opportunity Structures, and the Shaping of MigrationPolicies in Western Europe Chapter 13 Commentary Part 14 Influence: Members or Challengers? Chapter 15 Influencing Migration Policy from Inside: Political Parties Chapter 16 Influencing Policy from Outside: The Impact of Migrant, Extreme-Right, and Solidarity Movements Chapter 17 Commentary
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