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Economic modernisation and post-war emigration and immigration

Mike Raco

in Building sustainable communities

Published by Policy Press

Published in print January 2007 | ISBN: 9781861347442
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447301585 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861347442.003.0005
Economic modernisation and post-war emigration and immigration

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This chapter reveals that the concerns of how labour mobility should be structured and in whose interests underpinned the politics of migration throughout the period of post-war Keynesianism. It examines how emigration policy came into existence and then moves on to immigration policy. The discussion focuses particularly on the experiences of Caribbean migration to exemplify the wider processes in action.

Keywords: labour mobility; structure; politics of migration; post-war Keynesianism; emigration policy; immigration policy; Caribbean migration

Chapter.  12179 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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