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Beyond the workfare stateLabour markets, equalities and human rights$
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Mick Carpenter, Belinda Freda, and Stuart Speeden

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9781861348739

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861348739.001.0001

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Refugees and the labour market: refugee sector practice in the ‘employability’ paradigm

Refugees and the labour market: refugee sector practice in the ‘employability’ paradigm

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Beyond the workfare state

Azar Sheibani

Policy Press

This chapter centres on the labour market experiences and perceptions of refugees in London. It studies the role of the refugee sector in the facilitation of refugee entry into the labour market in the UK. The chapter also looks at the barriers faced by the refugees in an environment dominated by tightening borders, employers' prejudice, and general hostility towards asylum seekers and refugees, to name a few. It aims to study how practice at agency level could be influenced by and can influence policy, and how a global understanding of refugee issues can affect the way refugees are treated at a local level.

Keywords:   labour market experiences, refugee perceptions, refugee sector, refugee entry, barriers, refugee issues

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