Governance

Governance

Steven W. Bender of Seattle University School of Law reviews The Politics of Compassion: Immigration and Asylum Policy by Ala Sirriyeh. Addressing questions of loss, (be)longing, fears of an immigration ‘invasion’ or perceived injustices in immigration policies, Sirriyeh explores how...

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Simone Wegge of the College of Staten Island reviews The Economics of Migration, Vols. I-IV by Klaus Zimmermann and Thomas Bauer.  Klaus Zimmermann and Thomas Bauer show that in the age of globalization, the importance of migration for the industrialized...

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David P. Lindstrom of Brown University reviews Toward a Theory of Immigration by Peter C. Meilaender.  Peter Meilaender states that changes in the global political order have combined with dominant trends in liberal political philosophy to spark increasing scholarly criticism of...

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Eric Fong of University of Toronto reviews Destination Canada: Immigration Debates and Issues by Peter S. Li.  Peter Li assesses historical, social, demographic and economic merits of Canada’s immigration policies, arguing the scaling back Canada’s immigration program jeopardizes it national...

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Louis DeSipio of University of California Irvine reviews Latino Politics in America: Community, Culture, and Interests by John A. García.  John A. García shows that Latinos constitute the fastest-growing population in the United States today, and Latino political participation is...

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