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Labour market and social integration of Eastern European migrants in Scotland and Portugal / H Dickey; S Drinkwater; S Shubin

Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, Volume: 50, Issue: 6, Pages: 1250 - 1268

Swansea University Author: Shubin, Sergei

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The paper explores the issues of social and labour market integration of Eastern European migrants in Scotland and Portugal. It draws on the quantitative and qualitative data to explore the links between measures of labour market succcess and migrant integration into host countries. It highlights th...

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Published in: Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space
ISSN: 0308-518X 1472-3409
Published: 2018
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa40882
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Abstract: The paper explores the issues of social and labour market integration of Eastern European migrants in Scotland and Portugal. It draws on the quantitative and qualitative data to explore the links between measures of labour market succcess and migrant integration into host countries. It highlights the importance of proficiency in the host country’s language, maintaining family links and cultural identity in social integration, but uestions whether these factors influences success in migrants' employment. Focus on the immediate earnings and having a job tends to be prioritised over career progression, which can lead to better integration.
Keywords: Eastern European migrants, integration, labour markets
College: College of Science
Issue: 6
Start Page: 1250
End Page: 1268