Monthly Archives: March 2013

Integration: linking research and learning

By: Ole Jensen Research Officer What works in integration? How is it done? And who does it well? These are questions that we aim to explore in the research project titled ‘European Migrant Integration Academy – an integrated research learning project to reinforce … Continue reading

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Family migration policies in the UK: What can academics contribute?

By: Vanessa Hughes, Research Officer Last week Mark Harper laid yet another statement of changes in immigration rules before Parliament (for a round-up on recent changes look at this blog by the Migrants’ Rights Network). Although introducing most of the changes as minor, they indicate … Continue reading

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What Kinds of Immigrants Come or Stay? Illegality and UK Tabloid Portrayal of Immigrants

By: Will Allen, Research Officer, Migration Observatory The UK press, particularly its tabloid and broadsheet newspapers, plays an important role in the political dynamics of life in Britain. By generating and transmitting perspectives on a range of issues like migration, newspapers … Continue reading

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Diasporic school associations

By: Mette Louise Berg, Departmental Lecturer, Anthropology of Migration Research in capitalist societies has shown that schooling reproduces class privilege despite meritocratic ideals. Educational background has been widely identified as key to ensuring entry into powerful networks, such as old boys’ networks … Continue reading

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