Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Diversity Turn

By: Mette Louise Berg, Departmental Lecturer, Anthropology of Migration, and Nando Sigona, Birmingham Fellow and Lecturer at the University of Birmingham and Research Associate at COMPAS The demise of multiculturalism as a public policy, and as a political discourse in several European countries, including … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia and its immigrants

By: Iain Walker, Senior Research Officer Migrant workers and the Gulf states go together like bread and butter, but there are changes in the air. It started in the late 1980s with Omanization in Oman, which has been reasonably successful (in the … Continue reading

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Documenting how immigrants are described in the British press: Why does comprehensiveness matter?

By: Will Allen, Research Officer Today, the Migration Observatory published a new study that quantitatively examined how UK national newspapers portrayed immigrants, migrants, asylum seekers and refugees from 2010 to 2012. Analysis over 58,000 items from 20 newspapers, totaling over 43 million words … Continue reading

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