How Many Exceptionalisms?: Explorations in Comparative Macroanalysis (Politics History & Social Chan)

How Many Exceptionalisms?: Explorations in Comparative Macroanalysis (Politics History & Social Chan)

By: Aristide Zolberg (author)Paperback

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From one of the country's "most distinguished and most historically minded social scientists," a collection of essays on the importance of comparative cultural analysis

About Author

Aristide R. Zolberg is the Walter Eberstadt Professor of Political Science and Historical Studies at the New School for Social Research. He wrote the foreword to The Unwanted and is the author of A Nation by Design: Immigration Policy in the Fashioning of America, and Creating Political Order: The Party-States of West Africa and co-author of Escape from Violence: Conflict and the Refugee Crisis in the Developing World.


Introduction; 1. Patterns of National Integration; 2. Moments of Madness; 3. The Makings of Flemings and Walloons: Belgium, 1830-1914; 4. International Migration Policies in a Changing World System; 5. Origins of the Modern World System: A Missing Link; 6. The Formation of New States as a Refugee-Generating Process; 7. How Many Exceptionalisms?; 8. The Great Wall Against China: Responses to the First Immigration Crisis, 1885-1925; 9. Matters of State: Theorizing Immigration Policy; 10. Why Islam is Like Spanish: Cultural Incorporation in Europe and the United States (co-authored by Long Litt Woon); 11. International Engagement and American Democracy: A Comparative Perspective

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781592138326
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 376
  • ID: 9781592138326
  • ISBN10: 1592138322

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