Saskia Sassen, a leading expert on globalization, presents a comprehensive analysis of worldwide immigration. Establishing the current "crisis" of immigration in a historical context, Sassen puts today's situation into perspective as one phase of a global history of border-crossing.
Guests and Aliens presents a comprehensive analysis of worldwide immigration by one of the world's leading experts on globalization. Putting the current crisis' of immigration into a historical context for the first time, Sassen suggests that the American experience represents only one phase in a history of global border crossing. Sassen explores the causes of immigration that have resulted in nations' welcoming incomers as 'guests' or disparaging them as 'aliens,' and outlines an enlightened approach to improving US and European immigration policies.'
Saskia Sassen is a professor of sociology at the University of Chicago. Her previous books include The Global City, The Mobility of Labor and Capital, Losing Control, and Guests and Aliens.
Guests And Aliens by Saskia Sassen
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