Immigration and the Nation-State: The United States, Germany, and Great Britain / Edition 1

Immigration and the Nation-State: The United States, Germany, and Great Britain / Edition 1

by Christian Joppke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198295405

ISBN-13: 9780198295402

Pub. Date: 04/20/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This important new study compares the postwar politics of immigration control and immigrant integration in the United States, Germany, and Great Britain. Against current diagnoses of nation-states diminished by globalization and international human rights regimes and discourses, the author argues that nation-states have proved remarkably resilient, at least in the

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Overview

This important new study compares the postwar politics of immigration control and immigrant integration in the United States, Germany, and Great Britain. Against current diagnoses of nation-states diminished by globalization and international human rights regimes and discourses, the author argues that nation-states have proved remarkably resilient, at least in the face of immigration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198295402
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
04/20/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
967,856
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Immigration and the Nation-State
Part 1. Embattled Entry
2. A Nation of Immigrants, Again: The United States
3. Not a Country of Immigration: Germany
4. The Zero-Immigration Country: Great Britain
Part 2. Multicultural Integration
5. 'Race' Attacks the Melting Pot: The United States
6. From Postnational Membership to Citizenship: Germany
7. Between Citizenship and Race: Great Britain
8. Resilient Nation-States

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