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Migration, Immigration and Social Policy

Migration, Immigration and Social Policy

Catherine Jones Finer (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-14668-5

Aug 2006, Wiley-Blackwell

180 pages

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$41.95

Description

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.
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.


  • 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.