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The Politics of Migration and Immigration in Europe
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The Politics of Migration and Immigration in Europe

Second Edition

October 2016 | 288 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Migration and immigration are high on any nation’s agenda but have particular resonance in Europe in light of recent events. The new edition of this book has been fully updated in this respect and explores:

  • Immigration policy in individual EU nations
  • The treatment of migrants, including immigrant policies
  • The development and effects of the Shengen agreement
  • The movement towards common EU policies.

It looks specifically at the contexts of Britain, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Sweden, Italy, Spain, Greece and Turkey as well as a examining the changing nature of migration dynamics in central and Eastern Europe.

This book is a significant and timely analysis suitable for students of migration at any level.


 
1. Analysing the Politics of Migration and Immigration in Europe
 
2. Britain: the Unexpected Europeanisation of Immigration
 
3. France: Still the one and indivisible Republic?
 
4. Germany: A country of immigration after all
 
5. The Netherlands: Beyond Multiculturalism?
 
6. Sweden: Immigration Politics in an Advanced Welfare State
 
7. Towards Common EU Migration and Asylum Policies?
 
8. Italy and Spain: Opening Pandora’s Box
 
9. In the Shadow of the ‘Fortress’? Migration Dynamics in Central and Eastern Europe
 
10. Greece and Turkey: New Migration Dynamics in South East Europe
 
11. Conclusion

This book offers an exceptionally lucid and insightful overview of national European and EU policies on immigration and integration, exploring how the two intersect. It should be required reading for students and scholars of European migration.

Christina Boswell
University of Edinburgh

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