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Luxembourg as an Immigration Success Story : The Grand Duchy in Pan-European Perspective

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Luxembourg as an Immigration Success Story: The Grand Duchy in Pan-European Perspective, by Joel S. Fetzer, examines the relatively successful immigration and integration policies of Luxembourg, a country with one of the highest percentages of foreign-born residents in the world. Fetzer compares the Grand Duchy's immigration experience to that of the other members of the European Union. The work concludes that Luxembourg's success depends on a strong economy, low economic inequality, culturally similar immigrants, low segregation, and a pro-immigration elite consensus.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 182 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 453.59g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • Illustrations, map
  • 0739128264
  • 9780739128268

About Joel S. Fetzer

Joel S. Fetzer is Frank R. Seaver Professor of Social Science at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Figures Chapter 2 Tables Chapter 3 Abbreviations Chapter 4 About the Cover Chapter 5 Acknowledgments Chapter 6 Chapter One: History of Migration and Policy in Luxembourg Chapter 7 Chapter Two: Public Opinion and Anti-Immigrant Violence and Movements Chapter 8 Chapter Three: Integration of Immigrants into the Schools Chapter 9 Chapter Four: Economic and Occupational Integration of Newcomers Chapter 10 Chapter Five: Housing and Residential Distribution of Immigrants Chapter 11 Chapter Six: Integration of Immigrants into Sports and Political Organizations Chapter 12 Chapter Seven: Accommodation of Immigrants' Religious Practices Chapter 13 Chapter Eight: Local Voting and Immigrant Councils Chapter 14 Chapter Nine: Lessons for Other Countries of Immigration Chapter 15 Glossary of Non-English Terms Chapter 16 Statistical Appendix Chapter 17 Bibliography Chapter 18 Index Chapter 19 About the Authorshow more

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The book deserves to be read for its (not such an) outsider's perspective... Fetzer did not remain in his ivory tower of statistics and experts; he went out into the field and placed Luxembourg in its international context. Forum for Politik, Gesellschaft and Kultur in Luxemburg American political scientist Joel S. Fetzer paints a portrait of Luxembourg as an 'immigration success story,' and has delivered to us the American mail, so to speak, on the Luxembourgish 'immigrant miracle.'... Fetzer's book, destined for an international academic audience ... will put Luxembourg on the map of comparative studies on immigration policy. Hemecht: Journal of Luxemburg Historyshow more