Comparative Immigration Policy

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immigration law, immigration, immigration policy, immigration control, nativism, immigrant reception, nation building, immigration regimes
Immigration Control
National Identity
Economic Interests
National Interest
National Security
International Pressures
Immigration Flows
State Sovereignty
Immigrant Integration

Further Reading

  • Aleinikoff, A., and Klusmeyer, D. (2002) Citizenship Policies for an Age of Migration. Washington: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Migration Policy Institute.
  • Baldwin-Edwards, M. (2005) Migration in the Middle East and Mediterranean. Athens: Mediterranean Migration Observatory.
  • Baldwin-Edwards, M., and Schain, M.A. (1994) The Politics of Immigration in Western Europe. London: Frank Cass.
  • Bauböck, R. (ed.) (1994) From Aliens to Citizens: Redefining the Status of Immigrants in Europe. Aldershot: Avebury.
  • Bertocchi, G., and Strozzi, C. (2006) The Evolution of Citizenship: Economic and Institutional Determinants. Institute for the Study of Labor, Discussion Paper 2510. At, accessed Jul. 2008.
  • Bhagwati, J.N. (1984) Incentives and Disincentives: International Migration. Weltwirtshaftlisches Archiv 120 (4), 678–701.
  • Böhning, W.R. (1972) The Migration of Workers in the United Kingdom and the European Community. London: Oxford University Press for Institute of Race Relations.
  • Brochmann, G., and Hammar, T. (eds.) (1999) Mechanisms of Immigration Control: A Comparative Analysis of European Regulation Policies. Oxford: Berg.
  • Brubaker, W.R. (1990) Immigration, Citizenship, and the Nation-State in France and Germany: A Comparative Historical Analysis. International Sociology 5 (4), 379–407.
  • Castells, M. (1975) Immigrant Workers and Class Struggles in Advanced Capitalism. Politics and Society 5 (1), 33–66.
  • Castles, S., and Davidson, A. (2000) Citizenship and Migration: Globalization and the Politics of Belonging. New York: Routledge.
  • Castles, S., and Miller, M.J. (2003) The Age of Migration: International Population Movements in the Modern World. New York: Guilford.
  • Cornelius, W.A., Martin, P.L., and Hollifield, J.F. (eds.) (1994) Controlling Immigration: A Global Perspective. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
  • Cornelius, W.A., Tsuda, T., Martin, P.L., and Hollifield, J.F. (eds.) (2004) Controlling Immigration: A Global Perspective, 2nd edn. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
  • Fassman, H., and Munz, R. (eds.) (1994) European Migration in the Late Twentieth Century. Aldershot: Edward Elgar.
  • Favell, A., and Smith, M.P. (2006) The Human Face of Global Mobility: Studies on International Skilled and Professional Migration in Europe and the Asia Pacific. New Brunswick: Transaction.
  • Flournoy, R.W., Jr., and Hudson, M.O. (1929) A Collection of Nationality Laws of Various Countries as Contained in Constitutions, Statutes and Treaties. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Freeman, G.P. (1979) Immigrant Labor and Racial Conflict in Industrial Societies: The French and British Experience, 1945–1975. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
  • Freeman, G.P. (1995) Modes of Immigration Politics in Liberal Democratic States. International Migration Review 29 (4), 881–902.
  • Freeman, G.P. (2006) National Models, Policy Types, and the Politics of Immigration in Liberal Democracies. West European Politics 29 (2), 227–47.
  • Geddes, A., and Niessen, J. (2005) European Civic Citizenship and Inclusion Index. British Council.
  • Givens, T.E., Freeman, G.P., and Leal, D.L. (2009) Immigration Policy and Security: U.S., European, and Commonwealth Perspectives. New York: Routledge.
  • Guild, E. (2004) Legal Elements of European Identity: EU Citizenship and Migration Law. The Hague: Kluwer Law International.
  • Hammar, T. (ed.) (1990) Democracy and the Nation State: Aliens, Denizens and Citizens in a World of International Migration. Aldershot: Avebury.
  • Hansen, R., and Weil, P. (2002) Dual Nationality, Social Rights and Federal Citizenship in the U.S. and Europe: The Reinvention of Citizenship. New York: Berghahn.
  • Heisler, B.S. (1992) The Future of Immigrant Incorporation: Which Models? Which Concepts? International Migration Review 26 (2), 623–45.
  • Hollifield, J.F. (1992) Immigrants, Markets, and States: The Political Economy of Postwar Europe. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
  • Iredale, R., Hawksley, C., and Castles, S. (eds.) (2003) Migration in the Asia Pacific: Population, Settlement and Citizenship Issues. Northhampton: Edward Elgar.
  • Joppke, C. (2003a) Why Liberal States Accept Unwanted Immigration. World Politics 50 (2), 266–93.
  • Joppke, C., and Morawska, E. (eds.) (2003) Toward Assimilation and Citizenship: Immigrants in Liberal Nation-States. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Koopmans, R., and Statham, P. (eds.) (2000) Challenging Immigration and Ethnic Relations Policies: Comparative European Perspectives. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Kubat, D. (ed.) (1979) The Politics of Migration Policies: The First World in the 1970s. New York: Center for Migration Studies.
  • La Torre, M. (ed.) (1998) European Citizenship: An Institutional Challenge. The Hague: Kluwer Law International.
  • Leitner, H. (1995) International Migration and the Politics of Admission and Exclusion in Postwar Europe. Political Geography 14 (3), 359–78.
  • Massey, D.S. (1999) International Migration at the Dawn of the Twenty First Century: The Role of the State. Population and Development Review 25 (2), 202–322.
  • Messina, A.M. (2007) The Logics and Politics of Post-WWII Migration to Western Europe. New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Meyers, E. (2004) International Immigration Policy: A Theoretical and Comparative Analysis. New York: Palgrave.
  • Money, J. (1997) No Vacancy: The Political Geography of Immigration Control in Advanced Industrial Countries. International Organization 51 (4), 685–720.
  • Money, J. (2002) The Political Economy of Citizenship Policies. Paper prepared for the International Studies Association annual meetings, March 24–27.
  • Petras, E.M. (1981) The Global Labor Market in the Modern World Economy. In M. Kritz, C.B. Keely, and S.M. Tomasi (eds.) Global Trends in Migration. New York: Center for Migration Studies, pp. 44–63.
  • Reitz, J.G. (2002) Host Societies and the Reception of Immigrants: Research Themes, Emerging Theories and Methodological Issues. International Migration Review 36 (4), 1005–19.
  • Rosenblum, M. (2003) The Political Determinants of Migration Control: A Quantitative Analysis. Migraciones Internacionales 2 (1), 161–70.
  • Rudolph, C. (2006) National Security and Immigration: Policy Development in the United States and Western Europe since 1945. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
  • Sassen, S. (1998) Globalization and its Discontents. New York: New Press.
  • Schuck, P.H. (1998) Citizens, Strangers, and In-Betweens: Essays on Immigration and Citizenship. Boulder: Westview Press.
  • Shughart, W.F., Tollison, R.D., and Kimenyi, M.S. (1986) The Political Economy of Immigration Restrictions. Yale Journal on Regulation 4 (1), 79–98.
  • Soroka, S., Banting, K., and Johnston, R. (2006) Immigration and Redistribution in a Global Era. In P. Bardhan, S. Bowles, and M. Wallerstein (eds.) Globalization and Egalitarian Redistribution. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, pp. 261–88.
  • Stalker, P. (1994) The Work of Strangers: A Survey of International Labour Migration. Geneva: International Labour Office.
  • Triandafyllidou, A., and Gropas, R. (eds.) (2007) European Immigration: A Sourcebook. Aldershot: Ashgate.
  • United Nations (1954) Laws Concerning Nationality. New York: United Nations.
  • Watts, J.R. (2002) Immigration Policy and the Challenge of Globalization: Unions and Employers in Unlikely Alliance. Ithaca: ILR Press.
  • Weiner, M. (ed.) (1993) International Migration and Security. Boulder: Westview.
  • Zlotnik, H. (2003) Migrants’ Rights, Forced Migration and Migration Policy in Africa. Paper prepared for the Conference on African Migration in Comparative Perspective, Johannesburg, South Africa, June 4–7.

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