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Building sustainable communitiesSpatial policy and labour mobility in post-war Britain$
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Mike Raco

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9781861347442

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861347442.001.0001

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Economic modernisation and post-war emigration and immigration

Economic modernisation and post-war emigration and immigration

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(p.108) (p.109) Five Economic modernisation and post-war emigration and immigration
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Building sustainable communities
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Mike Raco

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861347442.003.0005

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

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