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Migration and welfare in the new Europe: Social protection and the challenges of integration

Emma Carmel, Alfio Cerami, and Theodoros Papadopoulos


This book provides insights into one of the most controversial and important subjects of the twenty-first century: migration and social integration. Empirically, it offers comprehensive grounding in the relationships between migration, migration policies, and social protection/inclusion in the enlarged European Union and its member states. Theoretically, the collection moves the debate on migration and integration policies into new terrain. It explains how policies in this field are produced by institutional frameworks, political strategy, and contingent responses to events, but that these are ... More

Keywords: migration, social integration, relationships, migration policies, social protection, European Union, integration policies, institutional frameworks, political strategy, governance

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9781847426444
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847426444.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Emma Carmel, editor

Alfio Cerami, editor

Theodoros Papadopoulos, editor

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Part I Theoretical background

Part II Migration and social protection policies in the EU: country studies

Eight Welfare or work: migrants’ selective integration in Finland

Saara Koikkalainen, Timo Tammilehto, Olli Kangas, Marja Katisko, Seppo Koskinen, and Asko Suikkanen

Part III Social and migration policy nexus: critical issues

Fourteen Conclusions: what future for migration?

Emma Carmel, Alfio Cerami, and Theodoros Papadopoulos

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