Rita Chin is professor of history at the University of Michigan. She is the author of The Guest Worker Question in Postwar Germany and the coauthor of After the Nazi Racial State. She was recently awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship.
Chin has produced a well-researched and readable study of policies toward immigrant communities in Great Britain, France, and, to a lesser extent, Germany, from immediately after WWII to the present. --Publishers Weekly A lucid and erudite overview of the debate. --Malise Ruthven, Financial Times Lucidly written and resourcefully argued, [this book] is a superb example of a scholarly intervention in a public debate dominated by unexamined prejudice. --Pankaj Mishra, New York Times Book Review Chin analyzes the current debates in Europe over immigration and Western values to create a vivid picture of a continent consumed by social tensions. The questions [she] poses have never seemed more urgent. --Radhika Jones, New York Times Book Review