Becoming a Citizen

Becoming a Citizen

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qBecoming a Citizen is a terrific book. Important, innovative, well argued, theoretically significant, and empirically grounded. It will be the definitive work in the field for years to come.q--Frank D. Bean, Co-Director, Center for Research on Immigration, Population and Public Policy qThis book is in three ways innovative. First, it avoids the domestic navel-gazing of U.S .immigration studies, through an obvious yet ingenious comparison with Canada. Second, it shows that official multiculturalism and common citizenship may very well go together, revealing Canada, and not the United States, as leader in successful immigrant integration. Thirdly, the book provides a compelling picture of how the state matters in making immigrants citizens. An outstanding contribution to the migration and citizenship literature!q--Christian Joppke, American University of ParisOffice of Campaign and Political Finance. 2001. Campaign Finance Guide: Candidates for Municipal Office. Boston: Office of Campaign and Political Finance, commonwealth of Massachusetts. Olasky, Marvin N. 1992. The Tragedy ofanbsp;...

Title:Becoming a Citizen
Author:Irene Bloemraad
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 2006


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