Immigration and conflict in Europe / Rafaela M. Dancygier. [electronic resource]

Author
Dancygier, Rafaela M., 1977- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Description
1 online resource (xvi, 345 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).

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Subject(s)
Series
Cambridge studies in comparative politics. [More in this series]
Summary note
Contemporary debates give the impression that the presence of immigrants necessarily spells strife. Yet as Immigration and Conflict in Europe shows, the incidence of conflict involving immigrants and their descendants has varied widely across groups, cities, and countries. The book presents a theory to account for this uneven pattern, explaining why we observe clashes between immigrants and natives in some locations but not in others and why some cities experience confrontations between immigrants and state actors while others are spared from such conflicts. The book addresses how economic conditions interact with electoral incentives to account for immigrant-native and immigrant-state conflict across groups and cities within Great Britain as well as across Germany and France. It highlights the importance of national immigration regimes and local political economies in shaping immigrants' economic position and political behavior, demonstrating how economic and electoral forces, rather than cultural differences, determine patterns of conflict and calm.
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Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015).
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language note
English
Contents
  • Introduction
  • A theory of immigrant conflict
  • Patterns of immigrant conflict in Great Britain
  • Dynamics of racist violence
  • Immigrant-native conflict in two London boroughs
  • Two faces of immigrant conflict in two Midlands cities
  • Economic integration, political exclusion, and immigrant conflict in Germany
  • Immigration and conflict across countries.
Other title(s)
Immigration & Conflict in Europe
ISBN
  • 1-107-20556-5
  • 0-511-84918-4
  • 1-282-81814-7
  • 9786612818141
  • 0-511-91744-9
  • 0-511-91646-9
  • 0-511-91465-2
  • 0-511-91842-9
  • 0-511-76273-9
  • 0-511-91285-4
OCLC
670411487
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