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Local immigrant communities, welfare and culture: an integration/segregation dilemma

Siniša Zrinšcak

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/9781847426444.003.0011
Local immigrant communities, welfare and culture: an integration/segregation dilemma

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This chapter presents a theoretical discussion that is relevant for the study of the integration strategies of local immigrant communities. It shows basic information about the Welfare and Values in Europe (WAVE) research project, which constitutes an empirical base for the chapter. The empirical findings, which deal with the role of immigrant social networks, and the interpretation of empirical findings about the role of social networks, are discussed in details. The main findings are summarised in the last section.

Keywords: integration strategies; local immigrant communities; Welfare and Values; immigrant social networks

Chapter.  7187 words. 

Subjects: Migration Studies

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