Unwelcome strangers : American identity and the turn against immigration / David M. Reimers

Author(s): Reimers, David M
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Subjects: Immigrants--United States--Public opinion
Public opinion--United States
United States--Emigration and immigration--Government policy
United States--Emigration and immigration--Public opinion
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, c1998
LC Classification: J, JV
Physical Description: xii, 199 p. : 23 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
1. Toward Exclusion: American Immigration Policy Before World War II 5
2. The New Movement to Restrict Immigration 25
3. Overpopulation, Immigration, the Environment, and the New Restrictionism 43
4. A Broken Immigration System 65
5. Old Wine in New Bottles: The Economics Debate 87
6. Why Can't They Be Like Us? The Assimilationist Issue 109
7. A New Immigration Policy, 1994-1997? 131
Conclusions 151
Notes 155
Some Special Reading Lists 183
Index 187
Notes: LCCN: 97052683
ISBN: 0231109563 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0231109571
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index
OCLC Number: 38130768
ISBN/ISSN: 0231109563
0231109571