Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL2091: Immigration in Western Societies

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Alan Agresti and Barbara Finlay, Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences, 4th ed., Pearson (2009).


Stephen Castles and Mark Miller, The Age of Migration: International Population Movements in the Modern World 4th ed., Palgrave (2009).


Anthony Heath and Sin Yi Cheung (Eds.), Unequal Chances: Ethnic Minorities in Western Labour Markets, Oxford University Press (2007).


Anthony Messina, The Logics and Politics of Post-WWII Migration to Western Europe, Cambridge University Press (2007).


Alejandro Portes and Ruben Rimbaud, Immigrant America: A Portrait, 4th ed., University of California Press (2014).


Students will be provided with a list of required readings for each seminar.