Category Archives: migration

Anthology of writing about migration available free online

By: Michael Keith, Director, and Bridget Anderson, COMPAS Deputy Director This blog was first posted by Migrants’ Rights Network, 15 April 2014. This week the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford publishes online a … Continue reading

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Recognition and redistribution in Latin America: Reflections on the meaning of multiculturalism

By Anna Krausova, Research Officer The concept of multiculturalism is often an integral part of the debate on migration in the UK; and in recent years, proclamations that ‘multiculturalism has failed’ have frequently been made in the public debate. This … Continue reading

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Figuring out diaspora roles in social recovery

by: Nick Van Hear, Deputy Director, COMPAS The attitude to diasporas in settings of conflict and crisis has shifted over the years.  A decade or more ago they were seen as troublesome ‘long distance nationalists’ exerting power from abroad while … Continue reading

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The Crisis in Ukraine and its Implications for Migration in Europe

By: Franck Düvell, Senior Reseacher In Russia, Putin has established a kleptocracy, a regime which allows the elites to plunder the country and its people (Granville 2003, The Guardian 2010, Bobinski 2014 ), and it is this system as much … Continue reading

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Health and border control

By: Hiranthi Jayaweera, Senior Researcher The UK coalition government has recently put forward proposals to further regulate migrants’ access to health care provision by extending charging for some services, for some groups. This includes an ‘immigration health surcharge’ (proposed around … Continue reading

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