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The Politics of Migration. Managing Opportunity, Conflict and Change. Political Quarterly Monograph Series

  • ID: 2247096
  • Book
  • October 2003
  • 224 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Across the world, more than 160 million people now live outside the country of their birth.
The Politics of Migration explores the opportunities and tensions posed by this unprecedented level of migration and looks at the policy levers that governments must deploy to manage it effectively.

The book consists of a series of essays written by some of the foremost international experts on migration and citizenship issues. Focusing on Europe and North America, these experts examine issues such as the rise of the far right, the contradictory dynamics of migration in the European Union, the international politics of refugees, the impact of migration on labour markets and welfare states, the integration of Muslims, public opinion and citizenship. Arguing that we need to move beyond a sharply polarised debate, they offer a series of strong, workable proposals for managing migration more effectively.

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1. Introduction: Sarah Spencer (Institute of Public Policy Research).

2. Migration to Europe Since 1945: Its History and its Lessons: Randall Hansen (University of Oxford).

3. Managing Rapid and Deep Change in the Newest Age of Migration: Demetrios G. Papademetriou (Migration Policy Institute, Washington DC).

4. The Economic Impact of Labour Migration: Mark Kleinman (University of Bristol).

5. Refugees and the Global Politics of Asylum: Jeff Crisp (Head of the Evaluation and policy Analysis Unit at the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees).

6. The Closing of the European Gates? The New Populist Parties of Europe: John Lloyd (Financial Times).

7. Muslims and the Politics of Difference: Tariq Modood (University of Bristol).

8. The Politics of European Union Migration Policy: Claude Moraes MEP (Member of the European Parliament).

9. The Politics of US Immigration Reform: Susan Martin (Georgetown University).

10. Migration and the Welfare State in Europe: Andrew Geddes (University of Liverpool).

11. Understanding Anti–Asylum Rhetoric: Restrictive Politics or Racist Publics?: Paul Statham (University of Leeds).

12. Immigration and the Politics of Public Opinion: Shamit Saggar (Yale University).

13. Immigration, Citizenship, Multiculturalism: Exploring the Links: Will Kymlicka (Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario).

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Sarah Spencer
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