Nations of Immigrants: Australia and the USA Compared

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J. P. Nieuwenhuysen, John Higley, Stine Neerup
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2009 - Social Science - 206 pages
This timely book examines the immense surges in immigration since the mid-1990s in Australia and the United States, two of the world’s most important settler-receiving countries.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Flows of immigrants 19932008 Australia
22
Trends in US immigration
42
From disordered expansion to disordered stalemate immigration politics in the United States
56
Immigration policy in Australia
70
Immigration and the labour market in Australia
86
Immigration and the United States labour market
100
New groups and social cohesion in Australia
115
Latinos immigration and social cohesion in the United States
132
Immigrant settlement ethnic relations and multiculturalism in Australia
147
Who belongs? Assimilation integration and multiculturalism in the United States
160
Bibliography
176
Index
195
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