The New Migration in Europe: Social Constructions and Social Realities

The New Migration in Europe: Social Constructions and Social Realities


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The New Migration in Europe: Social Constructions and Social Realities by Khalid Koser

Recent migration in Europe has a whole range of characteristics which are said to distinguish it from earlier migration, and the description 'new migration' is often used. Based on a wide range of empirical case studies of the new migration, this book asks three critical questions. To what extent is the description 'new' conceptually valid? How is the new migration defined and by whom? How is the new migration experienced by migrants themselves?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312210052
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 02/09/1998
Edition description: 1998
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables, Figures and Appendices - Acknowledgements - Foreword - Notes on the Contributors - INTRODUCTION - New Migration in Europe: Social Constructions and Social Realities; K.Koser & H.Lutz - PART 1: THE NEW MIGRATION IN CONTEXT - Migration and Globalisation: A Feminist Perspective; A.Phizacklea - The New Migration in Russia in the 1990s; C.Codagnone - The Invisible Hand Needs Visible Heads: Managers, Experts and Professionals from Western Countries in Poland; H.Rudolph & F.Hillmann - Going Home? The Implications of Forced Migration for National Identity Formation in Post-Soviet Russia; H.Pilkington - PART 2: SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONS OF THE NEW MIGRATION - Representing New Identities: Whiteness as Contexted Identity in Young People's Accounts; A.Phoenix - Catholic and State Constructions of Domestic Workers: The Case of Cape Verdean Women in Rome in the 1970s; J.Andall - Talking About Migration: The State Monitoring System in Italy; P.Barbesino - Redefining the Refugee: UK Media Portrayal of Asylum Seekers; R.Kaye PART 3: THE NEW MIGRATION AS A SOCIAL REALITY - Out of the Frying Pan and into the Fire: A Case Study of Illegality amongst Asylum Seekers; K.Koser - Illegality and Criminality: The Differential Opportunity Structure of Undocumented Immigrants; G.Engbersen & J.van der Leun - Scenes from a Fake Marriage: Notes on the Flip Side of Embeddedness; R.Staring - Controlling and Disciplining the Foreign Body: The Problem of Compliance with TB Treatment among Asylum Seekers and the Construction of the 'Deviant' Other; P.Grifhorst & M.van Ewijk - Index

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