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Initially educated as a philosopher, François Héran started doing research as a sociologist and ethnologist in rural France, southern Spain and Bolivia. Now a senior researcher at the national institute for demographic studies (Institut national des études démographiques - INED), he works on the public political debates on immigration in France and in the Netherlands in 2011-2012. His focus of interest is the argumentations and rethorics used, for which he created a classification and uses a…

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