Presents a collection of essays that discuss a variety of points of view on the debate about immigration and illegal aliens.
ISBN: 9780737741582 (hardcover)
ISBN: 0737741589 (hardcover)
ISBN: 9780737741599 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0737741597 (pbk.)
Physical Description:print 208 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Publisher:Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2009.
Contents / Notes
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 196-199) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
ch. 1: Immigration and citizenship. India has made citizenship allowances for foreigners of Indian origin / Poorvi Chothani -- Sweden changed its citizenship laws to better accommodate immigrants / Per Gustafson -- Russia struggles to balance the need for new citizens with domestic opposition to immigrants / Zygmunt Dzieciolowski -- Germany may require a test of loyalty to obtain citizenship / Turkish Daily News -- The United States needs to improve the processes that allow immigrants to become citizens / Souheila Al-Jadda -- ch. 2: Immigration and economics. Ireland's economic growth has reversed centuries of outward migration / Piaras MacÉinrí and Paddy Walley -- Some low-income countries depend on remittances from migrant workers / Dilip Ratha -- Chinese immigrants in Hong Kong are socially excluded in the globalization age / Law Kam-yee and Lee Kim-ming -- Japan's economy is increasingly reliant on immigrants / Tony McNicol -- The United Kingdom's immigration improves the economy / Shunil Roy-Chaudhuri -- ch. 3: Immigration and national identity. European Union members need to actively promote assimilation of immigrants / Amitai Etzioni -- Zimbabwe's denied white farmers are increasingly welcomed in neighboring countries / Neil Ford -- Canadian pluralism demands compromise from both immigrants and natives / Graeme Hamilton -- Some Hungarians seek to expand citizenship outside Hungary's borders / Mária Kovács -- The United States needs to better assimilate immigrants into the national culture / Stanley Renshon -- ch. 4: Immigration and national security. The United Kingdom's immigration and asylum practices unfairly detain immigrants / Christine Bacon -- Moroccan migration creates security concerns in Spain / Lisa Abend and Geoff Pingree -- Australia changed its illegal immigration policy in response to international criticism / Stephen de Tarczynski -- Russian fears of immigration are exaggerated / Mikhail A. Alexseev and C. Richard Hofstetter.