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Just Ordinary Citizens?

Towards a Comparative Portrait of the Political Immigrant

Edited by: Antoine Bilodeau

Just Ordinary Citizens? offers a behavioural perspective on the political integration of immigrants, describing and analysing the relationships that immigrants develop with politics in their host countries.

Author Information


Antoine Bilodeau is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at Concordia University and a member of the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship.


Oliver Schmidtke, Centre for Global Studies, Department of Political Science, University of Victoria:

“This volume is a coherent and intellectually captivating contribution to the debate on immigrants’ political integration.”

Erin Tolley, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto:

Just Ordinary Citizens? draws together findings on immigrants’ political participation, socialization, institutional engagement, and overall integration into politics. Readers of this volume will walk away with a sound and comprehensive understanding of the topic, as well as insights into the major studies and principal methodological approaches employed in the field.”

Audience: College/higher education;Professional and scholarly;