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Author Duncan, Natasha T., 1980-

Title Immigration policymaking in the global era : in pursuit of global talent / Natasha T. Duncan
Edition First edition
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 176 pages) : illustrations
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- The demand for skilled migrants: domestic and international factors -- Immigration policy alternatives -- Immigration policymaking in the global era: three theories -- Britain: from zero-immigration to economic migration -- Germany: moving toward "modern" immigration policy -- Conclusion: balancing political needs and economic realities
Summary Through a comparative case study analysis of the United Kingdom and Germany, with references to the United States, this study examines the impetuses for and processes by which governments came to choose the points system for immigration control
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects -- Case studies.
Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects.
Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- Case studies.
Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Foreign workers -- Government policy -- Case studies.
Foreign workers -- Government policy.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011047898
ISBN 0230341306
1137048964 (electronic bk.)
9781137048967 (electronic bk.)