The Politics of Immigration in Multi-Level States

Governance and Political Parties

  • Eve Hepburn
  • Ricard Zapata-Barrero

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Conceptual Framework

  3. Governance

  4. Political Parties

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 299-304

About this book


This book develops an exploratory theory of immigration in multilevel states addressing two themes: governance and political parties. It examines not only how, and by whom, immigration policy is decided and implemented at different levels, but also how it has become a key-issue of party competition across multilevel states.


desegregation electoral system federalism governance immigration Integration migration migration policy nationalism Policy Political Parties politics

Editors and affiliations

  • Eve Hepburn
    • 1
  • Ricard Zapata-Barrero
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Social and Political ScienceUniversity of EdinburghUK
  2. 2.Department of Political and Social SciencesPompeu Fabra UniversitySpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-47121-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-35853-0
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