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Title The political representation of immigrants and minorities : voters, parties and parliaments in liberal democracies / edited by Karen Bird, Thomas Saalfeld and Andreas M. Wüst.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.


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Description 1 online resource (xix, 284 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge/ECPR studies in European political science ; 70
Routledge/ECPR studies in European political science ; 70.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Minorities -- Political activity.
Immigrants -- Political activity.
Minority legislators.
Representative government and representation.
Comparative government.
Amérique du Nord.
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
Contents Ethnic diversity, political participation and representation : a theoretical framework / Karen Bird, Thomas Saalfeld and Andreas M. Wüst -- Voter turnout among immigrants and visible minorities in comparative perspective -- Party choices among immigrants and visible minorities in comparative perspective -- New citizens, new candidates? Candidate selection and the mobilization of immigrant voters in German elections / Sara Claro da Fonseca -- Minority representation in Norway : success at the local level : failure at the national level / Johannes Bergh and Tor Bjorklund -- Ethnic inclusion or exclusion in representation? Local candidate selection in Sweden / Maritta Soininen -- Yes they can : an experimental approach to the eligibility of ethnic minority candidates in France / Sylvain Brouard and Vincent Tiberj -- Minority representation in the US Congress / Jason P. Casellas and David L. Leal -- Patterns of substantive representation among visible minority MPs : evidence from Canada's House of Commons / Karen Bird -- Presence and behaviour ; black and minority ethnic MPs in the British House of Commons / Thomas Saalfeld and Kalliopi Kyriakopoulou -- Migrants as parliamentary actors in Germany / Andreas M. Wüst -- Towards a strategic model of minority participation and representation / Thomas Salalfeld, Andreas M. Wüst and Karen BIrd.
Other Author Bird, Karen, 1966-
Saalfeld, Thomas, 1960-
Wüst, Andreas M.
Other Title Print version: Political representation of immigrants and minorities. Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, ©2011 9780415492720