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Outsiders No More?: Models of Immigrant Political Incorporation

Jennifer Hochschild, Jacqueline Chattopadhyay, Claudine Gay, and Michael Jones-Correa


This book considers pathways by which immigrants may be incorporated into the political processes of western democracies. It builds on a rich tradition of studying immigrant incorporation, but each chapter innovates by moving beyond singular accounts of particular groups and locations toward a general causal model with the scope and breadth to apply across groups, places, and time. The book addresses three key analytic questions: what, if anything, are the distinctive features of immigrants or immigrant groups? How broadly should one define and study politics? What are the initial premises for ... More

Keywords: immigrants, immigrant groups, incorporation, racialization, exclusion, engagement, political actors, democratic polities

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199311316
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199311316.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jennifer Hochschild, editor
Harvard University

Jacqueline Chattopadhyay, editor
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Claudine Gay, editor
Harvard University

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Jennifer Hochschild, Jacqueline Chattopadhyay, Claudine Gay, and Michael Jones-Correa

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