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Migration and career stories: work in an age of mobility

A. James Hammerton

in Migrants of the British Diaspora Since the 1960s: Stories From Modern Nomads

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116574
eISBN:
9781526128409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116574.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter drills down more deeply into the role of work and career at a time when changing motivations, like adventure and lifestyle, were beginning to dominate the migration landscape. Material ... More


Thatcher’s refugees and Thatcher’s beneficiaries: discretionary migration in the 1980s

A. James Hammerton

in Migrants of the British Diaspora Since the 1960s: Stories From Modern Nomads

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116574
eISBN:
9781526128409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116574.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter scrutinises the paradox in the 1980s of the coexistence of flourishing discretionary migrations of affluence with deep recession and unemployment accompanying Thatcher government ... More


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