Immigration and Welfare

Challenging the Borders of the Welfare State

Edited by Michael Bommes, Andrew Geddes

© 2004 – Routledge

304 pages

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Hardback: 9780415223720
pub: 2000-11-16
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About the Book

Immigration and Welfare avoids simplistic and unhelpful notions of the 'threat' of immigration to analyse the effects of immigration on national welfare states in an integrating Europe. It explores new migration challenges, such as asylum seekers and Europe's increasingly restrictive immigration policies, and looks at the implications of such debates for immigrant and immigrant-origin communities across Europe.

About the Series

Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

This series presents leading edge research on the recasting of European welfare states. The series is interdisciplinary, featuring contributions from experts in economics, political science and social policy. The books provide a comparative analysis of topical issues, including:

  • reforms of the major social programmes - pensions, health, social security
  • the changing political cleavages in welfare politics
  • policy convergence and social policy innovation
  • the impact of globalization.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory