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Author Schain, Martin, 1940-

Title The politics of immigration in France, Britain, and the United States : a comparative study / Martin A. Schain
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 329 pages) : illustrations
Series Perspectives in comparative politics
Perspectives in comparative politics.
Contents Introduction : the politics of immigration -- Development of French immigration policy -- Understanding French immigration policy -- Politics of immigration in France -- Development of British immigration policy -- Understanding British immigration policy -- Politics of immigration in Britain -- Development of U.S. immigration policy -- Understanding U.S. immigration policy -- Politics of immigration in the United States -- Conclusion
Summary This book argues that although labour market needs have been an important element in the development of immigration policy, they have been filtered through a political process, the politics of immigration. The book explores the relation between policy and politics in France, the UK, and the US
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-321) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject France -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
France -- Emigration and immigration -- Political aspects.
Great Britain -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Great Britain -- Emigration and immigration -- Political aspects.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Political aspects.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008012345
ISBN 0230616666 (electronic bk.)
1403962154 (cloth)
1403962162 (paper)
9780230616660 (electronic bk.)
9781403962157 (cloth)
9781403962164 (paper)