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Thinking the unthinkable : the immigration myth exposed

Author: Nigel Harris
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2002.
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In this text, Nigel Harris exposes the xenophobic myths surrounding immigration, arguing that rather than increasing unemployment in the host nation, immigrants do the work others will not, and without them economies would dissolve.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harris, Nigel, 1935-
Thinking the unthinkable.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2002
(OCoLC)621899455
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Harris
ISBN: 1860646719 9781860646713 1860646727 9781860646720
OCLC Number: 48860340
Description: xx, 183 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Introduction : The horrors --
Movement --
Wrestling with the hydra --
Why control immigration? Reactions and arguments --
Why countries need immigration --
The system collapses --
The right to work, the freedom to move and the eradication of world poverty --
Appendices : I. Inventing Xenophobia : A British cautionary tale --
II. American immigration --
III. Destroying the right to asylum --
IV. The ultimate in government foolishness : Singapore --
V. Average fees paid for clandestine travel and entry --
Who says Silicon Valley is American? --
Tables and figures.
Responsibility: Nigel Harris.

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