About the Author
Walter Nicholls is Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy at the University of California, Irvine. His main areas of research have been the role of cities in social movements and immigration. He has published widely in journals including Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, Theory and Society, Theory, Culture and Society, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, and Environment and Planning A. His study of the undocumented youth movement in the United States was published as The DREAMers: How the Undocumented Youth Movement Transformed the Immigrant Rights Debate (Stanford University Press).
Justus Uitermark is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam. His research interests include Urban Studies and Political Sociology. He has published widely in journals including American Sociological Review, Political Geography, Progress in Human Geography, Social Networks and PLoS ONE. His Dynamics of Power in Dutch Integration Politics was published by University of Amsterdam Press.