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Germany: Immigration and Social Exclusion in a Declining Welfare State

Carl-Ulrik Schierup

in Migration, Citizenship, and the European Welfare State: A European Dilemma

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198280521
eISBN:
9780191603730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280521.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Germany has had the largest immigration of any European country: a mixture of ‘return’ of ethnic Germans and systematic recruitment of ‘temporary guestworkers’. The migrants stayed on and formed new ... More


Taking Workers as a Class: The Moral Dilemmas of Guestworker Programs

Lea Ypi

in Migration in Political Theory: The Ethics of Movement and Membership

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199676606
eISBN:
9780191756122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676606.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

It is often argued that guestworkers are exploited, and that unfair advantage is taken of their vulnerable position in host societies. This chapter assesses the accuracy of this claim by examining ... More


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