Chapter 1. The Evolution of Postwar European Migration Policies

  1. Christina Boswell

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752845.ch1

European Migration Policies in Flux: Changing Patterns of Inclusion and Exclusion

European Migration Policies in Flux: Changing Patterns of Inclusion and Exclusion

How to Cite

Boswell, C. (2003) The Evolution of Postwar European Migration Policies, in European Migration Policies in Flux: Changing Patterns of Inclusion and Exclusion, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470752845.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405102957

Online ISBN: 9780470752845

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Keywords:

  • European migration policies;
  • politicization;
  • political issues;
  • refugee policy;
  • employers

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Migration and refugee policies before 1973

  • Immigration as a Product of labour needs and post-Colonial Commitments

  • Responses to refugees in the Cold War era

  • The politicization of migration and refugee policies

  • The UK: swamped by immigrants and asylum-seekers

  • Germany: facing up to permanent immigration and Asylum-Seekers

  • France: challenges to identity and control

  • Italy: political crisis, the far right and illegal immigration

  • The limits to restriction

  • Domestic constraints

  • International cooperation: constraint and opportunity

  • Conclusion