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Old and new European economic migrants: whiteness and managed migration policies

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In this paper, I explore similarities and differences between the first major scheme to rely on migrants from Central and Eastern Europe to fill vacancies in key sectors of the British economy - the so-called European Volunteer Worker (EVW) schemes introduced in 1946 - and current economic migration from the same countries of origin, following the expansion of the EU in 2004. The first scheme was in part a response to postwar dislocation in Europe and the huge problem of displaced peoples. Ho...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies Journal website
Volume:
35
Issue:
1
Pages:
19-36
Publication date:
2009-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-9451
ISSN:
1369-183x
Language:
English
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Local pid:
ora:4008
Deposit date:
2010-07-07

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