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By Jeffrey M. Togman

Togman offers a comparative research of French and U.S. immigration regulations from 1945 to 2000. He explores why countries enforce the immigration regulations they do, why a few governments permit or maybe inspire large-scale immigration whereas others limit it, why a few states shift from liberal to restrictive access regulations and vice versa.

Focusing on serious historic junctures, Togman illustrates how diverse institutional constructions in France and the U.S. led those international locations to enforce divergent access rules. Political associations are proven to behave as an intervening variable, assisting verify what, if any, impression different components resembling financial stipulations and cultural traditions have over a nation's immigration legislation. students and scholars of French politics, U.S. politics, comparative politics, and immigration guidelines will locate this paintings helpful.

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