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Politicians who genuinely seek to build trust between communities and in the political system will get nowhere by casting immigration as a threat

Diamond, Patrick and Jaffer, Nabeelah (2012) Politicians who genuinely seek to build trust between communities and in the political system will get nowhere by casting immigration as a threat. British Politics and Policy at LSE (01 Feb 2012). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Patrick Diamond and Nabeelah Jaffer argue that politicians should be wary of legitimising ideas of immigration as a constant threat. Pandering to populist polemic will only raise expectations of a solution that Government cannot provide and does nothing to address underlying socio-economic problems.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Authors
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2012 14:37
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2012 14:37
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/44548

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