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Migration, Immigration and Social Policy

ISBN: 978-1-4051-4668-5
180 pages
August 2006, Wiley-Blackwell
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This thought-provoking and controversial collection tackles a subject of urgent international concern – migration, immigration and social policy.

  • Presents forthright yet realistic analyses of key issues.
  • Contributors are drawn from diverse academic and professional backgrounds, and bring a wide range of expertise to bear on the subject.
  • Covers the case for a world-wide system of migration management, the quest for an EU asylum policy, and European countries’ treatment of asylum seekers.
  • Considers particular aspects of policy in different European countries, including Britain, Denmark, Norway, Switzerland, France, Germany and Italy.
  • Gathers together a range of hitherto unreported material.
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1. Editorial Introduction: Catherine Jones Finer.

2. From Border Control to Migration Management: The Case for a Paradigm Change in the Western Response to Transborder Population Movement: Savitri Taylor.

3. European Union Policy on Asylum and Immigration. Addressing the Root Causes of Forced Migration: A Justice and Home Affairs Policy of Freedom, Security and Justice?: Channe Lindstrøm.

4. A Sledgehammer to Crack a Nut: Deportation, Detention and Dispersal in Europe: Liza Schuster.

5. Governance, Forced Migration and Welfare: Peter Dwyer.

6. The Experiences of Frontline Staff Working with Children Seeking Asylum: D. Dunkerley, J. Scourfield, T. Maegusuku-Hewett, N. Smalley.

7. When the Export of Social Problems Is No Longer Possible: Immigration Policies and Unemployment in Switzerland: Alexandre Afonso.

8. Why It Is Bad to Be Kind. Educating Refugees to Life in the Welfare State: A Case Study from Norway: Anniken Hagelund.

9. How Studies of the Educational Progression of Minority Children Are Affecting Education Policy in Denmark: Bjørg Colding, Hans Hummelgaard, Leif Husted.

10. New Destinations? Assessing the Post-migration Social Mobility of Minority Ethnic Groups in England and Wales: Lucinda Platt.

Index.

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Catherine Jones Finer’s career has been devoted primarily to researching, teaching and writing on comparative social policy development. She has authored and edited numerous publications in this field and was previously editor of the journal Social Policy & Administration. Now retired, she is researching the course and consequences of British social imperialism.
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  • A thought-provoking and controversial collection on the subject of migration, immigration and social policy.
  • Presents forthright yet realistic analyses of key issues.
  • Contributors are drawn from diverse academic and professional backgrounds, and bring a wide range of expertise to bear on the subject.
  • Covers the case for a world-wide system of migration management, the quest for an EU asylum policy, and European countries’ treatment of asylum seekers.
  • Considers particular aspects of policy in different European countries, including Britain, Denmark, Norway, Switzerland, France, Germany and Italy.
  • Gathers together a range of hitherto unreported material.
See More

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