The Political Representation of Immigrants and Minorities: Voters, Parties and Parliaments in Liberal Democracies [NOOK Book]

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This book breaks new ground in the analysis of the political representation of immigrants and visible minorities in European and North American democracies, focussing on voting, candiadate selection, political parties, and legislative behaviour.

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The Political Representation of Immigrants and Minorities: Voters, Parties and Parliaments in Liberal Democracies

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This book breaks new ground in the analysis of the political representation of immigrants and visible minorities in European and North American democracies, focussing on voting, candiadate selection, political parties, and legislative behaviour.

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Karen Bird is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, McMaster University, Canada.

Thomas Saalfeld is Professor of Political Science at the University of Bamberg, Germany.

Andreas M. Wüst is Research Fellow at the Mannheim Center for European Social Research, University of Mannheim, Germany.

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Table of Contents

List of Tables List of Figures List of Contributors Series editor’s preface Preface Acknowledgements 1. Migration and Political Representation: An Introduction and a Framework - Karen Bird, Thomas Saalfeld, and Andreas M. Wüst Part I: Immigrants and Members of Visible Minorities as Voters: Turnout and Party Choice 2. Voter Turnout amongst Immigrants and Visible Minorities in Comparative Perspective 3. Party Choices amongst Immigrants and Visible Minorities in Comparative Perspective Part II: Immigrants and Members of Visible Minorities as Candidates for Elective Office 4. New Citizens – New Candidates? Candidate Selection and the Mobilisation of Immigrant Voters in German Elections - Sara Claro da Fonseca 5. Minority Representation in Norway: Success at the Local Level, Failure at the National Level - Johannes Bergh and Tor Bjørklund 6. Ethnic Inclusion or Exclusion in Representation? Local Candidate Selection in Sweden - Maritta Soininen 7. Yes They Can: An Experimental Approach to Eligibility of Ethnic Minority Candidates in France - Sylvain Brouard and Vincent Tiberj Part III: Immigrants and Members of Visible Minorities as Legislators 8. Minority Representation in the US Congress - Jason Casellas and David Leal 9. Patterns of Substantive Representation Among Visible Minority MPs: Evidence from Canada’s House of Commons - Karen Bird 10. Presence and Behaviour: Black and Minority Ethnic MPs in the British House of Commons - Thomas Saalfeld and Kalliopi Kyriakopoulou 11. Migrants as Parliamentary Actors in Germany - Andreas M. Wüst 12. Epilogue: Toward a Strategic Model of Minority Participation and Representation - Thomas Saalfeld, Andreas M. Wüst and Karen Bird

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