Citizenship and Those Who Leave: The Politics of Emigration and Expatriation

Citizenship and Those Who Leave: The Politics of Emigration and Expatriation

by Nancy L. Green
     
 

ISBN-10: 0252074297

ISBN-13: 9780252074295

Pub. Date: 04/20/2007

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Exit, like entry, has helped define citizenship over the last two centuries, yet little attention has been given to the politics of emigration. How have countries impeded or facilitated people leaving? How have they perceived and regulated those who leave? What relations do they seek to maintain with their citizens abroad and why? The work of major immigration…  See more details below

Overview

Exit, like entry, has helped define citizenship over the last two centuries, yet little attention has been given to the politics of emigration. How have countries impeded or facilitated people leaving? How have they perceived and regulated those who leave? What relations do they seek to maintain with their citizens abroad and why? The work of major immigration scholars, Citizenship and Those Who Leave reverses the immigration perspective to examine how nations including the United States, France, Britain, Germany, Italy, Poland, the Netherlands, China, India, Israel, Canada, and Mexico define themselves not just through entry but through exit as well.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252074295
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
04/20/2007
Series:
Studies of World Migrations
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Preface   Donna R. Gabaccia   Leslie Page Moch     ix
Acknowledgments     xi
Introduction   Nancy L. Green   Francois Weil     1
Freedom of Movement
Leaving: A Comparative View   John Torpey     13
The Exit Revolution   Aristide R. Zolberg     33
Nation Building and the Administrative Framework
Emigration and Nation Building during the Mass Migrations from Europe   Donna R. Gabaccia   Dirk Hoerder   Adam Walaszek     63
The Liberal Italian State and Mass Emigration, 1860-1914   Caroline Douki     91
The French State and Transoceanic Emigration   Francois Weil     114
The Costs of Emigration
Emigration and the British State, ca. 1815-1925   David Feldman   M. Page Baldwin     135
Holland beyond the Borders: Emigration and the Dutch State, 1850-1940   Corrie van Eijl   Leo Lucassen     156
From Economics to Ethnicity and Back: Reflections on Emigration Control in Germany, 1800-2000   Andreas Fahrmeir     176
Borders and Links
The United States Government and the Investigation of European Emigration in the Open Door Era   Dorothee Schneider     195
Migration and National Consciousness: The CanadianCase   Bruno Ramirez     211
Migration Policy and the Asymmetry of Power: The Mexican Case, 1900-2000   Jorge Durand     224
Naming Emigrants
The "Overseas Chinese": The State and Emigration from the 1890s through the 1990s   Carine Pina-Guerassimoff   Eric Guerassimoff     245
Tracing the Genesis of Brain Drain in India through State Policy and Civil Society   Binod Khadria     265
Israeli Emigration Policy   Steven J. Gold     283
Contributors     305
Index     311

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