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Moving Up and Getting On: Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion in the UK Jill Rutter

Moving Up and Getting On: Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion in the UK

Jill Rutter

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ISBN : 9781447314622
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256 pages
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The question of immigration is a perennial hot topic in politics around the world. What gets far less attention is what happens to immigrants after their arrival—how they integrate into their newly chosen societies. This book draws on fieldwork inMoreThe question of immigration is a perennial hot topic in politics around the world. What gets far less attention is what happens to immigrants after their arrival—how they integrate into their newly chosen societies. This book draws on fieldwork in London and eastern England, analyzing and critiquing the effectiveness of recent policies that aim to promote integration and social cohesion. Successful management of immigration, Jill Rutter argues, requires a greater emphasis on the social aspects of integration and opportunities for meaningful social interactions between migrants and long-settled residents, particularly in workplaces.