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The politics of migration

The politics of migration

Author: Robin Cohen; Zig Layton-Henry
Publisher: Cheltenham UK ; Lyme NH US : E. Elgar, 1997.
Series: International library of studies on migration., 5.; Elgar reference collection.
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The Politics of Migration is an authoritative collection which includes the most important articles and papers that document and analyse the political impact and consequences of migration since World  Read more...


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Genre/Form: études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Cohen; Zig Layton-Henry
ISBN: 1858980143 9781858980140
OCLC Number: 490039029
Description: xvi, 341 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Transnational migration as a small window on the diminished autonomy of the modern democratic state; migration and the political economy of the welfare state; immigrant workers and class struggles in advanced capitalism - the Western European experience; the function of labour immigration in Western European capitalism; racism, migration and the state in Western Europe - a case for comparative analysis; race, class and the state - the Black experience in Britain; class, race ethnicity and political action; non-white minority access to the political agenda in Britain; Right versus Right - immigration and refugee policy in the United States; "What was the profit in following the crowd?" the effectiveness of party strategies on immigration and devolution; migration and citizenship; citizenship and the right to leave; the dynamics of racial exclusion and expulsion - racist politics in Western Europe; immigration and changes in the French party system; policy voting in Britain - the coloured immigration issue in the 1964, 1966 and 1970 General Elections; the National Front vote in the 1977 GLC elections - an aggregate data analysis.
Series Title: International library of studies on migration., 5.; Elgar reference collection.
Responsibility: edited by Robin Cohen ... Zig Layton-Henry ...


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'The politics of migration is an understated dimension of international migration but, perhaps, over the long haul the most important. Immigration affects politics in multiple ways: it introduces Read more...

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