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Dividing lines : the politics of immigration control in America

Author: Daniel J Tichenor
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2002.
Series: Princeton studies in American politics.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Immigration is perhaps the most enduring and elemental leitmotif of America. This book presents a study of the politics and policies it has inspired, from the founders' earliest efforts to shape American identity to the struggles over Third World immigration, noncitizen rights, and illegal aliens.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel J Tichenor
ISBN: 0691088047 9780691088044 0691088055 9780691088051
OCLC Number: 47717781
Description: xii, 378 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The politics of immigration control : understanding the rise and fall of policy regimes --
Immigrant voters in a partisan polity : European settlers, nativism, and American immigration policy, 1776-1896 --
Chinese exclusion and precocious state-building in the nineteenth-century American polity --
Progressivism, war, and scientific policymaking : the rise of the national origins quota system, 1900-1928 --
Two-tiered implementation : Jewish refugees, Mexican guestworkers, and administrative politics --
Strangers in Cold War America : the modern presidency, committee barons, and postwar immigration politics --
The rebirth of American immigration : the rights revolution, new restrictionism, and policy deadlock --
Two faces of expansion : the contemporary politics of immigration reform.
Series Title: Princeton studies in American politics.
Responsibility: Daniel J. Tichenor.
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