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International Migration and the Social Sciences

Confronting National Experiences in Australia, France and Germany

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International Migration and the Social Sciences by Elli Vasta
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How have Australia, France and Germany engaged with immigration and ethnic diversity? Are there national stereotypes that have blocked effective policy-making and exacerbated conflicts? This book looks at the role of the social sciences in national discourses of migration and how scholars can explain how migration is shaping global society.

Author Biography

ELLIE VASTA is Senior Researcher and Programme Head at the ESRC Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford, UK. She heads the Integration and Social Change Programme, concerned with how immigrants and members of existing societies accommodate cultural diversity, concentrating on social, cultural, political and economic integration. She is currently working on a project that examines the roles of immigrants' work strategies and their networks in the process of integration. Until recently, she carried out much of her research on immigration in Australia,
Release date NZ
June 13th, 2006
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
2006 ed.
Illustrations
VII, 265 p.
Imprint
Palgrave Macmillan
Pages
265
Dimensions
140x216x16
ISBN-13
9781403915054
Product ID
1861803

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