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Immigration and the variety of migrant integration regimes in the European Union

Theodoros Papadopoulos

in Migration and welfare in the new Europe

Published by Policy Press

Published in print January 2011 | ISBN: 9781847426444
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302797 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781847426444.003.0002
Immigration and the variety of migrant integration regimes in the European Union

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This chapter aims to explore diverse policies that regulate migration and the patterns of differential inclusion in European Union (EU) member states, and to provide a summary of the trends and characteristics of inward migration in the EU. It looks at a variety of migrant-integration regimes in the EU and compares indicators for integration policies, levels of immigration, and migrants' employment characteristics. The chapter also presents a comparative empirical backdrop to individual case studies and comparisons offered in the second and third parts of this book.

Keywords: regulating policies; migration; differential inclusion patterns; inward migration; migrant-integration regimes; integration policies; immigration levels; migrants' employment characteristics

Chapter.  10765 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Migration Studies

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