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Title:
U.S. immigration policy in an age of rights
Author:
DeLaet, Debra L., 1968-
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Publication Information:
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2000.
Physical Description:
xii, 153 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1780 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780275967338

9780275967642
Format :
Book

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Central Library JV6271 .D45 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

An explanation of US immigration policy since the 1960s. The growing importance of civil rights rhetoric in the debate over policy, it asserts, helps to explain the liberalization of policy despite the evidence that public opposition to immigration has grown in the same period.


Author Notes

DEBRA L. DeLAET is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Drake University. Her primary research interests are in the areas of international migration and human rights. She is the co-editor, with Gregory Kelson, of Gender and Immigration (1999).


Table of Contents

Domestic Politics, Liberal Ideas, and U.S. Immigration Policy From Nativism to Non-Discrimination: U.S. Immigration Policy in Historical Perspective Domestic Politics, Liberal Ideas, and the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986
Domestic Politics, Liberal Ideas, and the Immigration Act of 1990
U.S. Immigration Policy in the 1990s: A New Era of Restrictionism?
Bibliography
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