Research report 2009 - Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity

Immigrants in Mainstream Politics: In Germany Still Rare

Authors
Schönwälder, Karen
Departments

Soziokulturelle Vielfalt (Prof. Dr. Steven Vertovec)
MPI zur Erforschung multireligiöser und multiethnischer Gesellschaften, Göttingen

Summary
So far, the integration of immigrants in political decision-making processes is a little researched topic. A project at the Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity investigates the conditions and development of immigrants’ political careers and shows that the careers of members of parliaments follow different logics in different European states.

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