Any Place for Ethnicity? The Liberal State and Immigration


When it comes to immigration, almost all liberal states are faced with the contradiction between their universalist principles and the real affinities they feel for ethnic kinsmen. This review essay (4000 words) addresses the different ways a number of liberal democracies have handled this dilemma.


Civil Rights and Discrimination | Comparative and Foreign Law | Immigration Law | International Law | Jurisprudence | Law and Politics | Law and Society

Date of this Version

April 2006