Monthly Archives: October 2011


By: XIANG Biao, University Lecturer in Social Anthropology “Either Europe is something that’s real and concrete or it isn’t. And in that case, it’s better to go back to each going our own way and letting everyone follow his own … Continue reading

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What do we really think about migration?

The Migration Observatory recently published a new report focussing on the British public’s real views on immigration. The report is based on a survey of 1,000 people, designed by the Migration Observatory and carried out by Ipsos MORI from 2-8 … Continue reading

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Shifting powers: two decades of migration and global turbulence

By: Nick Van Hear, Senior Researcher and Deputy Director Parallels have been made between the collapse of communist regimes in 1989–1991 and the current financial and economic crisis. We are yet to see if today’s turmoil turns out to be … Continue reading

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British Attitudes to Immigration

By: Scott Blinder, Senior Researcher, Migration Observatory What we know about overall attitudes to immigration Even though the latest polls of the British population on attitudes to immigration can grab headlines, the results can be numbingly repetitive.  It is well … Continue reading

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