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Dispersal policies in the UK

Vaughan Robinson

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/9781861344175.003.0005
Dispersal policies in the UK

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This chapter discusses the dispersal policies in the UK, beginning with the long view of immigration to Britain. It considers and evaluates the earlier policies in order that the evolution of policy can be understood and contemporary policy seen in its full context. It also looks at the previous and present dispersal of refugees, and provides a continuing commentary on dispersal. The Home Office internal review of 2001 is also studied.

Keywords: dispersal policies; immigration; policy evolution; dispersal of refugees; Home Office; Britain

Chapter.  20042 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Migration Studies

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