Immigration and Social Change in the Republic of Ireland

Immigration and Social Change in the Republic of Ireland

by Bryan Fanning
     
 

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Immigration and social change in the Republic of Ireland addresses the impact of recent, rapid social, economic, political and cultural change on Irish society. It includes chapters on citizenship and constitutional change, returned emigrants, the economic contribution of immigrants, the exploitation of migrant workers, asylum seekers and forced migrants, immigrant… See more details below

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Immigration and social change in the Republic of Ireland addresses the impact of recent, rapid social, economic, political and cultural change on Irish society. It includes chapters on citizenship and constitutional change, returned emigrants, the economic contribution of immigrants, the exploitation of migrant workers, asylum seekers and forced migrants, immigrant communities, politics, integration models and choices and social policy. It will be of immense interest to students of sociology, social policy, human geography, politics, law and psychology and to general readers interested in racism and social change resulting from immigration. It is a companion volume to Racism and social change in the Republic of Ireland also published by Manchester University Press.

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"Bryan Fanning is the internationally acknowledged expert on the extraordinary sociological phenomenon of an emigrant Ireland being transformed within a decade into an immigrant nation on a spectacular scale. He has put together a fascinating collection of studies of this historic transformation."--Tom Garvin, University College Dublin

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ISBN-13:
9780719075841
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
0.59(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

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