December 7, 2001
Outsiders in AmericaA scholar explores the relationship between democracy and immigrants
Could there be a better time than this for a scholar to publish a book about foreigners in democracies? Or, in the current climate, will people turn deaf ears to it?
Bonnie Honig, a professor of political science at Northwestern University, is finding out. Her book Democracy and the Foreigner (Princeton University Press) came out the week before the terrorist attacks of September 11. After her initial horror and