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Table 1 Conceptual comparison of intervention logics in integration policies

From: Two logics of policy intervention in immigrant integration: an institutionalist framework based on capabilities and aspirations

  Logic of conditioning Logic of enabling
Policy Type Assimilation Multiculturalism
Concept of integration Adaptation Inclusion
Policy Frame
 Policy Problem Under-aspiration Under-capability
 Causal Pathway Aspirations lead to capabilities Capabilities lead to aspirations
 Policy Solution Providing incentives to increase aspirations Providing opportunities to increase capabilities