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Book Review: The politics of immigration

von Weitershausen, Inez (2013) Book Review: The politics of immigration. LSE Review of Books (14 Dec 2013). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

"The Politics of Immigration: Contradictions of the Liberal State." James Hampshire. Polity Press. September 2013. --- Immigration is one of the most contested issues on the political agenda of liberal states across Europe and North America. While these states can be open and inclusive to newcomers, they are also often restrictive and exclusionary. James Hampshire sets out to examine the sources of these apparently contradictory stances, locating answers in the nature of the liberal state itself. Inez von Weitershausen finds his approach of focusing on shared features of liberal states across various regions innovative and enlightening

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2014 14:18
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2019 23:22
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/55321

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