Citizenship and Those Who Leave: The Politics of Emigration and Expatriation

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Nancy L. Green, Francois Weil
University of Illinois Press, Oct 1, 2010 - Social Science - 336 pages
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Exit, like entry, has helped define citizenship over the last two centuries, yet little attention has been given to the politics of emigration. How have countries impeded or facilitated people leaving? How have they perceived and regulated those who leave? What relations do they seek to maintain with their citizens abroad and why? Citizenship and Those Who Leave reverses the immigration perspective to examine how nations define themselves not just through entry but through exit as well.

 

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Contents

PART II NATION BUILDING AND THE ADMINISTRATIVE FRAMEWORK
61
PART III THE COSTS OF EMIGRATION
133
PART IV BORDERS AND LINKS
193
PART V NAMING EMIGRANTS
243
Contributors
305
Index
311
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Nancy L. Green and François Weil are professors of history at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris. Green is the author of The Limits of Transnationalism and Ready-to-Wear and Ready-to-Work: A Century of Industry and Immigrants in Paris and New York. Weil is the author of A History of New York and Family Trees: A History of Genealogy in America.

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