Introduction.- Part I.- Dismantling White Canada: Race, Rights and the Origins of the Points System.- Creating Multicultural Australia: Local, Global and Transnational Contexts.- Re-forming the Gates: Postwar Immigration Policy in the United States.- Part II.- Talent Matters: Immigration Policy-setting as a Competitive Scramble Among Jurisdictions.- Skilled Immigration Policy in the United States: Does Policy Admit "Enough" Skilled Workers?.- Pointless: On the Failure to Adopt an Immigration Points System in the United States.- Part III.- Closing the Gaps between Skilled Immigration and Canadian Labour Markets: Emerging Policy Issues and Priorities.- Accreditation and the Labour Market Integration of Internationally Trained Engineers and Physicians in Canada.- Integrating International Medical Graduates: The Canadian Approach to the Brain Waste Problem.- Skilled Enough? Employment Outcomes for Recent Economic Migrants in Canada Compared to Australia.- Part IV.- The Politics and Policy of Highly Skilled Immigration under New Labour, 1997-2009.- Germany: Reluctant Steps Towards a System of Selective Immigration.- Wasting the Cultural Capital of Newcomers? Integrating Skilled Migrants into the British and German Labor Market.
Offers a comparative perspective of immigration policies towards skilled immigrant labor
Brings together scholars from a diverse selection of fields including political science, history, sociology and law
Provides suggestions for improving the labor market for skilled immigrants