London the Promised Land Revisited

London the Promised Land Revisited

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Some two decades since the publication of London the Promised Land?, which charted and investigated the successes and failures of the migrant experience in London over a period of three hundred years, this book re-examines the migrant landscape in London. Examining the changes to the migrant landscape of contemporary London at the micro, meso and macro levels, London The Promised Land Revisited explores a range experiences in the capital, including the presence and treatment of illness amongst migrants, the phenomenon of migrant a€˜invisibilitya€™ and asylum, the migrant marketplace and ethnic a€˜clusteringa€™, and interaction with local and national government - across a variety of migrant groups, both a€˜newa€™ and a€˜olda€™. As such, this book will appeal to scholars across the social sciences with interest in migration, migrant experiences and the contemporary a€˜globala€™ city.It also confirms that the latest a#39;wavea#39; of arrivals between 2001 and 2011 are young people in their 20s and 30s. there are thus at least two important categories of the republic irish-born a€“ the long-settled born before 1945, many of whom will be parents and ... of the centre, in three inner London boroughs islington (2.8 percent irish-born), hammersmith and Fulham (2.7 per cent), Camden (2.4 per cent), andanbsp;...

Title:London the Promised Land Revisited
Author:Dr Anne J Kershen
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2015-09-28


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