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Polish families and migration since EU accession
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Polish families and migration since EU accession

Anne White

Abstract

Based on 115 interviews with Polish mothers in the UK and Poland, as well as a specially-commissioned opinion poll, this topical book discusses recent Polish migration to the UK. In an account of every stage of the migration process, the book explores why so many Poles have migrated since 2004, why more children migrate with their families and how working-class families in the West of England make decisions about whether to stay. Covering many broader themes — including livelihoods and migration cultures in Poland, experiences of integration into UK communities and issues surrounding return to ... More

Keywords: Polish mothers, Poland, Polish migration, migration process, Poles, working-class families, West of England, livelihoods, migration cultures, integration

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9781847428202
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847428202.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anne White, author