Citizenship And Immigrant Incorporation: Comparative Perspectives on North America and Western Europe by G. YurdakulCitizenship And Immigrant Incorporation: Comparative Perspectives on North America and Western Europe by G. Yurdakul

Citizenship And Immigrant Incorporation: Comparative Perspectives on North America and Western…

byG. Yurdakul, Y. Michal Bodemann

Hardcover | November 7, 2007

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In recent years, scholarly attention has shifted away from debates on ethnicity  to focus on issues of migration and citizenship. Inspired, in part, by earlier studies on European guestworker migration, these  debates are fed by the new "transnational mobility", by the immigration of Muslims, by the increasing importance of human rights law, and by the critical attention now paid to women migrants. With respect to citizenship, many discussions address the diverse citizenship regimes. The present  volume, together with its predecessor (Bodemann and Yurdakul 2006), addresses these often contentious  issues. A common denominator which unites the various contributions is the question of  migrant agency, in other words, the ways in which  Western societies are not only transforming migrants, but are themselves being transformed by new migrations.
Gökçe Yurdakul is Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. Her dissertation, Mobilizing Kreuzberg: Political Representation, Immigrant Incorporation and Turkish Associations in Berlin, compares five immigrant associations and t...
Title:Citizenship And Immigrant Incorporation: Comparative Perspectives on North America and Western…Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pagesPublished:November 7, 2007Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan USLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction--Y. Michal Bodemann * PART I: THE CHANGING NATURE OF MIGRATION IN NORTH AMERICA * The Changing Nature of Migration in the 21st Century: Implications for Integration Strategies--Aristide Zolberg * The Economic Adaptation of Past and Present Immigrants: Lessons from a Comparative-Historical Approach--Ewa Morawska * Citizenship and Pluralism: Multiculturalism in a World of Global Migration--Irene Bloemraad * PART II: DIASPORA, RELIGION AND COUNTER-TRADITIONS * Islam and Multicultural Societies: A Transatlantic Comparison--Joceyln Cesari * The Changing Contours of Immigrant Religious Life--Peggy Levitt * Crafting an Identity in the Diaspora: Iranian Immigrants in the United States--Valentine M. Moghadam * PART III: IMMIGRANT WORKERS AND THE NATION-STATE * Nation-State Building Projects and the Politics of Transnational Migration: Locating Salvadoran Migrants in Canada, the United States and El Salvador--Patricia Landolt * Freedom to Discriminate: National State Sovereignty and Temporary Visa Workers in North America--Nandita Sharma * Professionals and Saints: How Post-Soviet Immigrants Do Home-Care Work--Cinzia Solari * PART IV: IMMIGRANT INTEGRATION INTO SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS * 'We Are Together Strong'?: The Unhappy Marriage between Migrant Associations and Trade Unions in Germany--Gökçe Yurdakul * Liberal Values and Illiberal Cultures: The Question of Sharia Tribunals in Ontario--Donald Forbes