Hurry, item low in stock!

Labour's immigration policy - Erica Consterdine

9783319646916
Hurry only 1 in stock!
FREE Delivery on ALL Orders!
Title
Labour's immigration policy - the making of the migration state
Author
Erica Consterdine
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20171025

This book explains how and why the New Labour governments transformed Britain's immigration system from a highly restrictive regime to one of the most expansive in Europe, otherwise known as the Managed Migration policy. It offers the first in-depth and candid account of this period of dramatic political development from the actors who made policy during 'the making of the migrant state.'

Drawing on document analysis and over 50 elite interviews, the book sets out to explain how and why this radical policy change transpired, by examining how organized interests, political parties and institutions shaped and changed policy. This book offers valuable insights to anyone who wants to understand why immigration is dominating the political debate, and will be essential reading for those wanting to know why governments pursue expansive immigration regimes.


We are Rated Excellent on Trustpilot
Here's what you say about us...

Erica Consterdine is Research Fellow at the Politics Department and the Sussex Centre for Migration Research, University of Sussex, UK. She is also a researcher for the Institute for Employment Studies.




Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Great Britain - Emigration and immigration - Government policy - History - 21st century.|Great Britain - Emigration and immigration - Government policy - History - 20th century.
Country of Publication
Switzerland
Number of Pages
xi, 249

FREE Delivery on all Orders!