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The boundaries of the republic : migrant rights and the limits of universalism in France, 1918-1940

Author: Mary Dewhurst Lewis
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this first comprehensive history of immigrant inequality in France, Mary D. Lewis chronicles the conflicts arising from mass immigration between the First and Second World Wars, the uneven rights  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Dewhurst Lewis
ISBN: 9780804755825 0804755825 9780804757225 0804757224
OCLC Number: 920204894
Awards: Winner of James Willard Hurst Prize of the Law and Society Association 2008
Description: XV, 361 p. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: [toc] @fmct: Contents @toc4: List of Illustrations List of Tables Preface Sources and Acknowledgments @toc2: Introduction Chapter 1: Workers of the World Claim Rights: The Origins and Limitations of France's Guest-Worker Regime Chapter 2: From Labor Contract to Social Contract: The Impact of the Depression on Migrant Rights in Lyon Chapter 3: Working the "Marseille System": The Politics of Survival in the Port City Chapter 4: Privilege and Prejudice: The Invention of a New Immigration Regime in the Mid-1930s Chapter 5: Refuge or Refusal? The Vicissitudes of Refugee Rights between the Wars Chapter 6: Subjects, Not Citizens: North African Migrants and the Paradoxes of Republican Imperialism Chapter 7: The Insecurity State: Migrant Rights and the Threat of War Conclusion: Republican France, One and Divisible? Abbreviations Used in the Notes Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Mary Dewhurst Lewis.

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