Chapter 2. New Policies on Labour Migration

  1. Christina Boswell

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752845.ch2

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) New Policies on Labour Migration, in European Migration Policies in Flux: Changing Patterns of Inclusion and Exclusion, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470752845.ch2

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:

  • labour migration;
  • immigration;
  • market structures;
  • economic trends;
  • reforms

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The case for economic migration

  • Globalization and the movement of labour

  • Gaps in domestic labour supply

  • The demographic argument

  • Legal routes as a mechanism of migration control

  • Policies and proposals

  • The UK: subtle but decisive change of course

  • Germany: explicit reassessment

  • Italy: between labour demand and security concerns

  • Conclusion: the sustainability of new labour migration policies