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The Politics of Immigration in Multi-Level States

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Beschreibung

This book develops an exploratory theory of immigration in multilevel states addressing two themes: governance and political parties. It examines not only how, and by whom, immigration policy is decided and implemented at different levels, but also how it has become a key-issue of party competition across multilevel states.

"Comparative studies of immigration policies and politics generally regard the state as a single agent or arena. The essays and case studies in this volume show how territorial divisions inside democratic states matter for the governance of immigration as well as for political competition between parties over immigration issues. This book presents the most comprehensive and systematic attempt so far to understand how territorial interests at substate level shape responses to international migration." - Rainer Bauböck, European University Institute, Italy

"This is an outstanding contribution to theories of immigration policy, focusing on the important but neglected question of substate approaches to immigration. Hepburn and Zapata-Barrero's book is exemplary in developing a rigorous and compelling theoretical framework, which is then applied to produce rich and nuanced empirical findings across a number of European states. The research shows how distinct approaches to framing and governance have shaped immigration and integration policy at the substate level; but also how these differential dynamics of governance and political mobilisation on immigration have affected wider patterns of central/substate relations. The book looks set to become a key reference point for advanced students and scholars of immigration policy and territorial politics." - Christina Boswell, University of Edinburgh, UK

"The Politics of Immigration in Multilevel States constitutes an ambitious and sustained effort at bringing together the emerging literature on immigration, multilevel governance and political parties. This book innovates in various ways but especially though its account of state as well as substate levels initiatives in the field of immigration and citizenship policies. In addition, scholars mobilized in this project make a major contribution to the expanding literature on multinational democracies." - Alain-G. Gagnon, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada

"The book a product of focused, sustained collaboration examines immigration in multi-level states and does so through the distinct but related lenses of governance and political parties. A diverse group of scholars bring multiple methods to bear on a range of cases, including Belgium, Canada, Italy, Spain, the UK and the Netherlands. The result is an edited volume that coheres well and brings a much-needed multilevel perspective to what is indeed 'one of the most contested issues in advanced democracies'" - Sheila Croucher, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 2015



Autorentext
Ilke Adam, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium Jean-Thomas Arrighi de Casanova, European University Institute, Italy Fiona Barker, Victoria University, New Zealand Francesca Campomori, Università Ca' Foscari, Italy Tiziana Caponio, Università di Torino, Italy Régis Dandoy, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium Jan Erk, Universiteit Leiden, The Netherlands Núria Franco-Guillén, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain Raffaele Iacovino, Carleton University, Canada Dirk Jacobs, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium Michael Rosie, University of Edinburgh, UK Oliver Schmidtke, University of Victoria, Canada Peter Scholten, Universiteit Rotterdam, The Netherlands Andrej Zaslove, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Inhalt
PART I: CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK 1. Introduction: Immigration Policies in Multilevel States; Eve Hepburn and Ricard Zapata-Barrero 2. Multilevel Governance of Immigration in Multinational States: 'Who governs?' Reconsidered; Ricard Zapata-Barrero and Fiona Barker 3. Multilevel Party Politics of Immigration: Territorial Rescaling and Party Competition; Eve Hepburn PART II: GOVERNANCE 4. Divided on Immigration, Two Models for Integration: The Multilevel Governance of Immigration and Integration in Belgium; Ilke Adam and Dirk Jacobs 5. Canadian Federalism and the Governance of Immigration; Raffaele Iacovino 6. Managing Immigration in a Multinational Context: Border Struggles and Nationbuilding in Contemporary Scotland and Catalonia; Jean-Thomas Arrighi de Casanova 7. Migrant Reception Policies in a Multilevel System: Framing and Implementation Structures in the Italian Regions; Francesca Campomori and Tiziana Caponio 8. The Multilevel Dynamics of Immigrant Integration Policies in Unitary States: the Netherlands and the UK; Peter Scholten PART III: POLITICAL PARTIES 9. Politicizing Migration in Competitive Party Politics: Exploring the Regional and Federal Arena in Germany and Italy; Oliver Schmidtke and Andrej Zaslove 10. Regionalist Parties and Immigration in Belgium; Régis Dandoy 11. FPTP Ain't All That Bad: Nationalist Parties, Immigrants and Electoral Systems in Québec and Flanders; Jan Erk 12. Immigration, Nationalism and Politics in Scotland; Eve Hepburn and Michael Rosie 13. 'Catalunya, terra d'acollida': Stateless Nationalist Party Discourses on Immigration in Catalonia; Núria Franco-Guillén and Ricard Zapata-Barrero 14. Conclusion: Exploring the Contours of a Theory of Immigration in Multilevel States; Ricard Zapata-Barrero and Eve Hepburn

Produktinformationen

Titel: The Politics of Immigration in Multi-Level States
Untertitel: Governance and Political Parties
Editor:
EAN: 9781349471218
ISBN: 1349471216
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Genre: Politikwissenschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 324
Gewicht: 410g
Größe: H216mm x B140mm x T17mm
Jahr: 2014
Auflage: 1st ed. 2014

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