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Migrant labour in Western Europe.

Stephanos Grammenos

Migrant labour in Western Europe.

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Published by European Centre for Work and Society in Maastricht .
Written in English


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SeriesStudies and documents / European Centre for Work and Society -- 3, Studies and documents -- 3.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16682858M
ISBN 109065490183

The analysis utilizes data from the second European Quality of Life Survey to explore variation in life and housing satisfaction between migrants and non-migrants (natives) in Western Europe and whether being a migrant and living in an ethnically diverse neighborhood contribute to .   Immigrant labour was also extensively used during the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway, when thousands of British, American and European navvies resolutely pushed the ribbon of steel westward, while CHINESE navvies, many of them imported specifically for this purpose, performed the even grimmer task of building the railroad eastward. Among Eastern Europe’s postwar socialist states, Yugoslavia was unique in allowing its citizens to seek work abroad in Western Europe’s liberal democracies. This book charts the evolution of the relationship between Yugoslavia and its labour migrants who left to work in Western Europe in the s and s. The use of migrant workers has been inextricably linked to the neoliberal agenda of increasing labor “flexibility” to ratchet up the rate of exploitation. This, in turn, has been driven by increased competition between capitals. Workers from Eastern Europe have been widely used in agriculture, food processing, distribution, and supermarkets.


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France is not the only country where there is a trade in clandestine immigrants, or where there is a gross exploitation by employers of illegal migrant workers, though the African illegal migration into France is the most graphic case.

The countries that use immigrant labor in Europe have a minority of illegal migrants. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Migrant Labour in Europe, The Drift to the North Sea [Lucassen, Jan, Bloch, Donald A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Migrant Labour in Europe, The Drift to the North SeaCited by: The Political Rights of Migrant Workers in Western Europe (SAGE Modern Politics series) [Layton-Henry, Zig] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This book is concerned with one of the major challenges confronting the advanced industrial democracies of Western Europe - the acceptance and integration into civil society of post-war migrant Author: Zig Layton-Henry.

The scale, extent and diversity of postwar Migrant labour in Western Europe. book to Western Europe has confronted advanced industrial democracies with a number of political challenges which are so far unresolved.

Firstly immigration has caused a substantial rise in the foreign populations of West European by: Labour Migration in Europe Volume II Exploitation and Legal Protection of Migrant Workers. Editors: Borraccetti, Marco (Ed.) Free Preview. Takes a multidisciplinary approach to labour migration in Europe; Proposes new ideas for tackling the exploitation of migrant workers Labour Migration in Europe Volume II Book Subtitle Exploitation and.

This phenomenon both interrogates the established association between economic downturns and their negative impact on migrant labour in low‐skilled jobs and enriches the theory of the reserve army of labour, which has been applied to understanding the fragile status of migrant workers in Western by: By joining the migratory labour movement to Western Europe in the early s, Turkey for the first time in its history became a country of large scale economic emigration.

Within the origin countries, most migrant workers were from poor agricultural regions where there was insufficient work, such as Northern Portugal, Western Spain, Southern Italy, and Northern Greece (Bade ).

However, European governments gradually enlarged their zones of recruitment to countries outside by: Books shelved as migrant-workers: The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord, Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan, The Circ Missing: Western Europe.

Stranded or shunned: Europe's migrant workers caught in no-man's land Border closures, suspicion and limited access to a state safety net: the pandemic is exposing the migrant labour trap Paula Author: Paula Erizanu. to a significant number of migrant men. However, labour mobility outside the sector appears to be much quicker for men, reinforcing previously identi- America and northern, southern and Western Europe (71 and 55 per cent of all domestic workers respec - tively).

In these cases segregation of the labour. Migrant labour, casual and unskilled workers who move about systematically from one region to another offering their services on a temporary, usually seasonal, basis.

Migrant labour in various forms is found in South Africa, the Middle East, western Europe, North America, and India. Migrants at Work Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law Edited by Cathryn Costello and Mark Freedland.

Identifies an important new area of law, the intersection of migration and labour law; Focuses on the impact of migration and migration law on labour.

THE EFFECTS OF MIGRANT LABOUR ON THE FAMILY SYSTEM SUMMARY The migrant labour practice in South Africa played an important role in the country's development and economy. Although it has benefited many native migrant workers by creating job opportunities, it has had adverse effects on the families of migrant workers.

This article presents European Union (EU) statistics on international migration (flows), number of national and non-national citizens in population ("stocks") and data relating to the acquisition of citizenship.

Migration is influenced by a combination of economic, environmental, political and social factors: either in a migrant’s country of origin (push factors) or in the country of. Migrant Farmworkers Whose Harvests Feed Europe Are Blocked at Borders Legions of seasonal workers from Eastern Europe who harvest crops from Spain to Sweden can’t get in, forcing a rapid rethink.

Ballarino and Panichella: The occupational integration of migrant women in Western European labour markets 9 obtaining a good job.

Only in the Netherlands and in the UK, howeve r, do migrant women. This book sums up over thirty years of research on international migration and hw it has changed the world. The essays collected in this volume provide a running commentary on the ways in which migration – first to the older industrial countries and then as a more general phenomenon linked to globalization – has created multicultural societies and changed ideas on citizenship.

Book Description. The Routledge Handbook of the Politics of Migration in Europe provides a rigorous and critical examination of what is exceptional about the European politics of migration and the study of it. Crucially, this book goes beyond the study of the politics of migration in the handful of Western European countries to showcase a European approach to the study of.

pectives and briefly examines the migrant labour phenomenon in other countries including the U.S.A., Latin America, China and Western Europe. What emerges from this international comparison is that China and South Africa appear to have pursued similar policies and objectives with regard to migrant labour.

The hsia. reconstruction in western Europe. Today, labour migration fills critical gaps in the IT sector, engineering, construction, agriculture and food processing, health care, teaching, catering and tourism, and domestic services.

The economic case for labour migration is likely to become more urgent in the comingFile Size: KB. Read the full-text online edition of The European Union and Migrant Labour ().

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The European Union and Migrant Labour. The European Union and Migrant Labour. By Gareth Dale, Mike Cole. No cover image. The European Union and Migrant Labour The 'problem' of migration haunts Europe today. Spectres. The Political rights of migrant workers in Western Europe.

[Zig Layton-Henry;] -- A major challenge to the democracies of Western Europe is the acceptance and integration of migrant workers and political refugees into civil society.

The collapse of the communist regimes in Eastern Europe brought widespread fear of a 'tidal wave' of immigrants from the East into Western Europe.

Quite apart from the social and political importance, East-West migration also poses a challenge to established theories of migration, as in most cases the migrant flow cannot be categorised as. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.

Turkish Labour Migration to Western Europe: with Special Reference to the Federal Republic of Germany, Volume The Unfinished Story: Turkish Labour Migration to Western Europe: with Special Reference to the Federal Republic of. The Lwandle Migrant Labour museum is a memorial to the system of migrant labour, single sex hostels and the control of black workers through the pass book which are all features of the Apartheid system of government.

The museum reminds residents and visitors of the horrific living conditions that the migrant labour system ished: Migrant Integration in a Changing Europe. examines the transformation of state-led immigrant integration in two relatively new immigration countries in Western Europe: Italy and Spain.

The book is comparative in approach and seeks to explain states' immigrant integration strategies across national, regional, and city-level decision and. Farms in western Europe are contending with severe labor shortfalls as travel bans have blocked the movement of seasonal migrant laborers from Eastern Europe.

in the informal labor sector in. This paper revisits the comparative approach used by Penninx and Roosblad (Trade Unions, Immigration and Immigrants in Europe, New York: Berghahn Books) to study trade unions’ attitudes and actions in relation to immigrant workers in seven Western European countries.

It reassesses that approach and asks whether it remains valid, as Cited by: Geneva: Churches Committee on Migrant Workers in Western Europe, 55p ; 30cm.

Notes: The consultation was organized jointly by the Churches Committee on Migrant Workers in Western Europe and the World Council of Churches' Ecumenical Institute at Bossey--p.

Subjects: Migrant labor -- Europe, Western. | Foreign workers -- Europe, Western. Women migrate to Europe for many reasons and through a variety of pathways.

Utilizing research carried out for the FeMiPol project, Maria Kontos of the Institute for Social Research at Goethe University explores how various factors affect the social and labor market integration of migrant women in European countries. The book finishes by addressing the implications of these issues for trade unions and employers in Europe.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) Migrants, Ethnic Minorities and the Labour Market examines the discrimination and exclusion experienced by immigrants and ethnic minorities in the labour markets and workplaces of Western Europe.

Most guest workers perform manual labour. The term guest worker is most commonly associated with its German translation, Gastarbeiter, designating the mainly Turkish workers admitted to West Germany after World War II to help rebuild the country’s infrastructure.

Many of the Gastarbeiter became permanent residents. Eastern Europe is expected to be one of the worst-hit regions as migrant workers in western Europe and Russia are forced to cut back the amounts they send back to families in Romania, Bulgaria Author: Phillip Inman.

Contemporary analyses of problems which confront refugees and labor migrants are scarce. Samir Amin asserts that labor migration has generally been bad for individual migrants, detrimental to the economy of Africa as a whole, and ultimately reinforces the dependency of Africa on Western nations.

Europe and North America. Women international migrants outnumber male migrants in both Europe and North America.

% and % of women migrant workers reside in Europe and North America respectively, compared to only % and % of male migrants. This book brings to you some of the best contributions published on Social Europe over the second half of in easily accessible ebook and paperback formats.

The collection is newly edited with a thematic focus on the rise of populism and also includes in text-form previously unpublished material from Social Europe Podcast. This phenomenon both interrogates the established association between economic downturns and their negative impact on migrant labour in low-skilled jobs and enriches the theory of the reserve army of labour, which has been applied to understanding the fragile status of migrant workers in Western by: Western Europe’s care services are sustained by workers from Eastern Europe Host governments and societies are benefiting from the cheap migrant labour that is providing essential services without having to provide many social services to the carers in by:.

Labour migration According to the ILO global estimates on migrant workers, inmigrant workers accounted for million of the world’s approximately million international migrants. Migrant workers contribute to growth and development in their countries of destination, while countries of origin greatly benefit from their remittances.The northern industrial nations of Western Europe called in an army of millions of migrants from Turkey, Yugoslavia, Italy, Algeria, Spain, and Portugal during the labor .Labour migrants in this report are considered to be those seeking work or employed in the host country, or previously seeking work or employed but unable to continue working and remaining in residence in the host country irrespective of their documentation.

In terms estimating how many migrants are labour migrants, some use legal status, some use motivation, and others general Author: Judit Simon, Noemi Kiss, Agata Łaszewska, Susanne Mayer.