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Author Nicholls, Walter, author

Title Cities and social movements : immigrant rights activism in the US, France, and the Netherlands, 1970-2015 / by Walter J. Nicholls and Justus Uitermark
Published Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley Blackwell, [2017]
©2017
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 270 pages)
Series Studies in urban and social change
Studies in urban and social change.
Contents Sparks of Resistance -- Rethinking Movements from the Bottom Up -- The Birth of Immigrant Rights Activism. The Birth of Immigrant Rights Activism -- Making Space for Immigrant Rights Activism in Los Angeles -- Radical Entanglements in Paris -- Placing Protest in Amsterdam -- Urban Landscapes of Control and Contention. Urban Landscapes of Control and Contention -- The Laissez-Faire State -- The Uneven Reach of the State -- The Cooptative State -- New Geographies of Immigrant Rights Movements. New Geographies of Immigrant Rights Movements -- Los Angeles as a Center of the National Immigrant Rights Movement -- Paris as Head of Splintering Resistances -- Divergent Geographies of Immigrant Rights Contention in the Netherlands
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Emigration and immigration -- Political aspects.
Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Immigrants -- Civil rights.
Immigrants -- Government policy -- France.
Immigrants -- Government policy -- Netherlands.
Immigrants -- Government policy -- United States.
Municipal government -- Citizen participation -- Cross-cultural studies.
Social action -- Cross-cultural studies.
Social movements -- Cross-cultural studies.
Spatial behavior -- Cross-cultural studies.
France -- Emigration and immigration -- Political aspects.
Netherlands -- Emigration and immigration -- Political aspects.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Political aspects.
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Uitermark, Justus, author
ISBN 1118750616 (electronic bk.)
1118750640 (electronic bk.)
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