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The Immigrant Threat: The Integration of Old and New Migrants in Western Europe since 1850 Leo Lucassen

The Immigrant Threat: The Integration of Old and New Migrants in Western Europe since 1850

Leo Lucassen

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ISBN : 9780252030468
Hardcover
296 pages
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Since the 1980s, anti-immigrant discourse has shifted away from the color of immigrants to their religion and culture, focusing on newcomers from Muslim countries who are feared as terrorists and the products of tribal societies with valuesMoreSince the 1980s, anti-immigrant discourse has shifted away from the color of immigrants to their religion and culture, focusing on newcomers from Muslim countries who are feared as terrorists and the products of tribal societies with values fundamentally opposed to those of secular western Europe. Leo Lucassens The Immigrant Threat tackles the question of whether it is reasonable to believe that the integration process of these new immigrants will indeed be fundamentally different in the long run (over multiple generations) from ones experienced by similar immigrant groups in the past.