This book analyzes the impact of thirty years of labor migration from the Mediterranean region and from Finland to western and northern continental Europe. The authors consider the effects on the host countries of the role foreign migrants play in host countries economies, the formation of new ethnic communities, choices made concerning the educati
Westview Special Studies -- Introduction -- Post-World War II European Labor Migration: An Introduction to the Issues -- The Migrants’ Role in the Economies, Societies, and Polities of the Receiving Countries -- Labor Migration and the Employment of Foreigners in the Federal Republic of Germany Since 1950 -- The French Textile Industry: A Segmented Labor Market -- Temporary Labor Migration or Immigration? “Guest Workers” in the Federal Republic of Germany -- Citizenship, Aliens’ Political Rights, and Politicians’ Concern for Migrants: The Case of Sweden -- The Second Generation of Migrants -- The Second Generation of Immigrants: A Sociological Analysis with Special Emphasis on Switzerland -- Second-Generation Foreigners in France -- Second-Generation Migrants in the Federal Republic of Germany -- The Migrants’ Effects on the Sending Countries -- Migration of Workers and the Labor Market: Is Italy Becoming a Country of Immigration? -- Impact of Labor Migration on the Turkish Economy -- Intra-European Migration and Regional Development: Spain and Portugal -- Emigration and Development in Algeria: Doubts and Dilemmas -- Conclusions -- Western Europe in the 1980s: The End of Immigration?