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Beyond a border the causes and consequences of contemporary immigration by Peter Kivisto

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Published by Pine Forge Press in Thousand Oaks, CA .
Written in English


  • Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects,
  • Emigration and immigration -- Government policy,
  • Immigrants -- Cultural assimilation,
  • Multiculturalism,
  • Cultural pluralism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPeter Kivisto, Thomas Faist.
SeriesSociology for a new century series
ContributionsFaist, Thomas, 1959-
LC ClassificationsJV6225 .K58 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23554383M
ISBN 109781412924955
LC Control Number2009023897

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