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Living on the Margins: Undocumented Migrants in A Global City

Alice Bloch and Sonia McKay

Abstract

Living on the Margins offers a unique insight into the lives of undocumented migrants from China, Bangladesh and Turkey (including Kurds and Northern Cypriots) in London, and those who employ them. The experiences we present are not unique to undocumented migrants in London; their experiences are mirrored by undocumented migrants all over the world who are living and working in cities, on farms, in towns and villages. Drawing on qualitative interviews, the book offers insights into the reasons why undocumented migrants come to the UK, their journeys including the use of agents and smugglers an ... More

Keywords: Undocumented, Employers, Employment, Social networks

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781447319368
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447319368.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alice Bloch, author
University of Manchester

Sonia McKay, author
University of the West of England