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Title Debating immigration / edited by Carol M. Swain.

Publication Info. Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018.


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 Levine Library - Circulating Collection  JV6483 .D423 2018    Available
Edition Second edition.
Description xxvii, 417 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Edition statement from front cover.
Contents Introduction. : Déjà vu / Carol M. Swain -- Race, immigration, and civil rights law in the low-skilled workplace / John D. Skrentny -- Comprehensive immigration confusion / Peter Skerry -- Who got the jobs?: two-thirds of long-term employment gains have gone to immigrants, 2000-2017 / Steven A. Camarota and Karen Zeigler -- The Congressional Black Caucus and immigration reform / Carol M. Swain -- Will Hispanic and Asian immigrants save America? / Amitai Etzioni -- The progressive argument for reducing immigration into the United States / Philip Cafaro -- What should comprehensive immigration reform encompass? / Carol M. Swain -- Unintended consequences and path dependencies: explaining the post-1965 surge in Latin American immigration / Douglas S. Massey and Karen Pren -- Alien rights, citizen rights, and the politics of restriction / Rogers M. Smith -- Good neighbors and good citizens: beyond the legal-illegal immigration debate / Noah Pickus and Peter Skerry -- Federalism and the politics of immigration reform / Carol M. Swain and Virginia M. Yetter -- Barack Obama: testing the constitutional limits on the executive / Carol M. Swain -- Biblical prudence and American immigration / James R. Edwards, Jr. -- The moral dilemma of US immigration policy revisited: open borders vs. social justice? / Stephen Macedo -- Carved from the inside out: immigration and America's public philosophy on citizenship / Elizabeth F. Cohen -- The politics of citizenship and belonging in Europe / Marc Morjé Howard and Sara Wallace Goodman -- Globalization, migration and governance / Susan F. Martin -- The free economy and the Jacobin state, or how Europe can cope with large-scale immigration / Randall Hansen -- Human smuggling and trafficking into Europe / Louise Shelley and Camilo Pardo -- Concluding thoughts / Carol M. Swain.
Summary "Debating Immigration presents 21 original and updated essays, written by some of the world's leading experts and preeminent scholars that explore the nuances of contemporary immigration in the United States and Europe. This volume is organized around the following themes: economics, demographics and race, law and policy, philosophy and religion, and European politics. Its topics include comprehensive immigration reform, the limits of executive power, illegal immigration, human smuggling, civil rights and employment discrimination, economic growth and unemployment, and social justice and religion. A timely second edition, Debating Immigration is an effort to bring together divergent voices to discuss various aspects of immigration often neglected or buried in discussions"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject United States -- Emigration and immigration.
European Union countries -- Emigration and immigration.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
European Union countries -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Immigrants -- United States.
Immigrants -- European Union countries.
Added Author Swain, Carol M. (Carol Miller), editor.
ISBN 9781108470469 hardcover
1108470467 hardcover
9781108454674 paperback
1108454674 paperback
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