Social Capital, Political Participation and Migration in Europe: Making Multicultural Democracy…

Hardcover | April 15, 2011

EditorLaura Morales, Marco Giugni

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How can European societies more effectively promote the active engagement of immigrants and their children in the political and civic life of the countries where they live? This book examines the effect of migrants' individual attributes and resources, their social capital and the political opportunities on their political integration.

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How can European societies more effectively promote the active engagement of immigrants and their children in the political and civic life of the countries where they live? This book examines the effect of migrants' individual attributes and resources, their social capital and the political opportunities on their political integration.

LAURA MORALES is Research Fellow at the Institute for Social Change, University of Manchester, UK. Her interests lie in the areas of political behaviour, the politics of immigration, and comparative politics.   MARCO GIUGNI is Researcher at the Laboratoire de recherches sociales et politiques appliquées (RESOP), Switzerland, and teach...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:April 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230244165

ISBN - 13:9780230244160

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Table of Contents

Political Opportunities, Social Capital, and the Political Inclusion of Immigrants in European Cities; L.Morales & M.Giugni
Conceptualising and Measuring Migrants' Political Inclusion; L.Morales
Institutional Opportunities, Discursive Opportunities, and the Political Participation of Migrants in European Cities; M.Cinalli & M.Giugni
The Electoral Participation of Naturalised Immigrants in ten European Cities; A.González-Ferrer 
The Role of Social Capital in Migrants' Engagement in Local Politics in European Cities; L.Morales & K.Pilati
Optimal Opportunities for Ethnic Organization and Political Integration? Comparing Stockholm with other European Cities; P.Strömblad, G.Myrberg & B.Bengtsson
Is 'Home' a Distraction? The Role of Migrants' Transnational Practices in Their Political Integration into Receiving-Country Politics; L.Morales & M.Morariu
Patterns of Participation: Engagement among Ethnic Minorities and the Native Population in Oslo and Stockholm; G.Myrberg & J.Rogstad
Political Efficacy and Confidence Among Migrants; E.Anduiza & J.San Martín
The Impact of Religion on the Political Participation of Migrants; N.Eggert & M.Giugni
Place Attachment, Community Cohesion and the Politics of Belonging in European Cities; R.Devadason
Conclusions. Towards an Integrated Approach to the Political Inclusion of Migrants; M.Giugni & L.Morales
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