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A Theory of Immigration Backlash Politics

Marisa Abrajano and Zoltan L. Hajnal

in White Backlash: Immigration, Race, and American Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164434
eISBN:
9781400866489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164434.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter introduces a theory that explains how immigration could lead to a broad white backlash that transforms the basic political leaning of much of white America. As anxiety about immigration ... More


The Securitization of Climate-Induced Migration

Gregory White

in Climate Change and Migration: Security and Borders in a Warming World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794829
eISBN:
9780199919284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794829.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines security’s place at the heart of international relations theory. The chapter also situates CIM at the nexus of complementary discourses. On the one hand, recent decades have ... More


Deportation Nations

Tom K. Wong

in Rights, Deportation, and Detention in the Age of Immigration Control

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804793063
eISBN:
9780804794572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793063.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

What are the politics and determinants of deportation? This chapter investigates this question by analyzing data across twenty-five immigrant-receiving countries from 2000 to 2009. It represents one ... More


Immigration, Economic Interests, and Politics

Ariane Chebel d’Appollonia

in Frontiers of Fear: Immigration and Insecurity in the United States and Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450686
eISBN:
9780801463914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450686.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter shows that Western states do not adequately address the major “pull factors” of immigration. Both Europe and the United States believe that immigration policy should include control of ... More


Casualties of Care: Immigration and the Politics of Humanitarianism in France

Miriam Ticktin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520269040
eISBN:
9780520950535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269040.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book explores the unintended consequences of compassion in the world of immigration politics. It focuses on France and its humanitarian immigration practices to argue that a politics based on ... More


The Post–Civil Rights Borderland: The Arizona-Sonora Border

Patrisia Macías-Rojas

in From Deportation to Prison: The Politics of Immigration Enforcement in Post-Civil Rights America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479804665
eISBN:
9781479858422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804665.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Arizona has played a historic role in national “law and order” policymaking and immigration politics. Today it has some of the highest levels of criminal arrest, prosecution, and sentencing for ... More


Research, ‘Experts’, and the Politics of Migration

Christina Boswell

in Bridging the Gaps: Linking Research to Public Debates and Policy Making on Migration and Integration

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198834557
eISBN:
9780191872655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834557.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores the role of research in immigration politics and policy-making. It starts by distinguishing between three different functions of research: as instrumental to adjusting policy ... More


The Politics of Immigration: Partisanship, Demographic Change, and American National Identity

Tom K. Wong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190235307
eISBN:
9780190235338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190235307.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Why do legislators in Congress do what they do when it comes to voting on immigration policy? The Politics of Comprehensive Immigration Reform in the United States argues that contemporary ... More


Introduction

Sarah Song

in Immigration and Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190909222
eISBN:
9780190909253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909222.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 1 begins with the role that political theory can play in public debate about immigration. Political theory can identify values and principles that can serve as guides to public judgment, ... More


Managed migration, sustainable community-building, and international labour movements

Mike Raco

in Building sustainable communities: Spatial policy and labour mobility in post-war Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347442
eISBN:
9781447301585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347442.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the relationships between New Labour's (im)migration policy and their wider strategies for spatial development and social cohesion. It looks at the ways in which the government ... More


Who Is Worthy of Protection?: Gender-Based Asylum and U.S. Immigration Politics

Meghana Nayak

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199397624
eISBN:
9780199397648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397624.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Gender-based asylum is a strategy to allow asylum seekers who have experienced gender persecution to find safe haven in the United States. However, it affects not just that but how we respond to ... More


Conclusions

Meghana Nayak

in Who Is Worthy of Protection?: Gender-Based Asylum and U.S. Immigration Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199397624
eISBN:
9780199397648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397624.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter uses a question-and-answer format to revisit the main topics of the book. It explores whether gender-based asylum is only for women and sexual minorities, the relevance of worthy victim ... More


The Sensibility of Critique: Response to Asad and Mahmood

Judith Butler

in Is Critique Secular?: Blasphemy, Injury, and Free Speech

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251681
eISBN:
9780823252862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251681.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In this chapter, the author responds to the essays by Talal Asad and Saba Mahmood regarding the critique of secularism, as well as issues of free speech, blasphemy, and religious extremism raised by ... More


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