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Dispersal policies in Sweden

Andersson Roger and Dennis Solid

in Spreading the 'burden'?

Published by Policy Press

Published in print July 2003 | ISBN: 9781861344175
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447303596 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861344175.003.0004
Dispersal policies in Sweden

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This chapter discusses the refugee dispersal policy of Sweden and analyses its outcomes. It studies the explicit dispersal policy and examines the background factors that resulted in the creation of this policy. The chapter is divided into two main parts. The first part references compilations by Jonas Widgren and Maria Appelqvist, as well as reports from several state commissions that have analysed immigration issues over the years. The second part of the chapter, on the other hand, presents an outline of the ‘Sweden-wide’ policy of refugee reception.

Keywords: refugee dispersal policy; Sweden; explicit dispersal policy; Jonas Widgren; Maria Appelqvist; state commissions; immigration issues; refugee reception

Chapter.  13519 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Migration Studies

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