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The Irish in Post-War Britain

Enda Delaney

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199276677
eISBN:
9780191707674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276677.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Exploring the neglected history of Britain's largest migrant population, this book looks at the Irish in Britain after 1945. It reconstructs the histories of the lost generation who left independent ... More


“We Leave to Help Our Parents Economically”: Crisis Migrants

Filiz Garip

in On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-U.S. Migration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691161068
eISBN:
9781400883769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161068.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses a new migrant group that replaced the circular migrants as the predominant group among the first-time Mexican migrants to the United States between 1980 and 1990. The group ... More


The Uniqueness of London

Panikos Panayi

in Migrant City: A New History of London

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300210972
eISBN:
9780300252149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300210972.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter shows how five characteristics make London particularly unique among global cities. First, it has a history of immigration dating back at least two millennia, linked to the fact that ... More


Population Movements

Pascale Allotey and Anthony Zwi

in Globalization and Health

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172997
eISBN:
9780199865659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172997.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter analyzes migration and health with a focus on a broadly defined concept of forced or “compelled” migration. It highlights the influence of structures created through globalization on the ... More


Racists, Friends and Lovers

Panikos Panayi

in Migrant City: A New History of London

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300210972
eISBN:
9780300252149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300210972.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter outlines the reality of interaction between different ethnic groups and individuals, from sex and love to violence. On the one hand racism always remains in the background, impacting on ... More


School Qualifications of Children of Immigrant Descent in Switzerland

Rosita Fibbi, Mathias Lerch, and Philippe Wanner

in The Next Generation: Immigrant Youth in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707425
eISBN:
9780814705384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707425.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter considers the full range of labor-migrant groups in Switzerland; some of these groups hail from nearby, “culturally close” countries such as France and Italy, whereas others originate in ... More


The Battle for the City

Anoma Pieris

in Hidden Hands and Divided Landscapes: A Penal History of Singapore's Plural Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832216
eISBN:
9780824870157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832216.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces the urban imagination of immigrant communities through an analysis of urban riots related to Muharram, the Muslim–Indian festival appropriated by both convicts and immigrant ... More


Scottish Ethnicity and the Making of New Zealand Society, 1850-1930

Tanja Bueltmann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641550
eISBN:
9780748653553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641550.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The Scots accounted for around a quarter of all UK-born immigrants to New Zealand between 1861 and 1945, but have only been accorded scant attention in New Zealand histories, specialist immigration ... More


Epilogue

Robert Kelz

in Competing Germanies: Nazi, Antifascist, and Jewish Theater in German Argentina, 1933-1965

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501739859
eISBN:
9781501739873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739859.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This concluding chapter takes a look at the German theaters of Argentina between the 1930s and the 1960s. During this time, Buenos Aires was a volatile, conflict-ridden place which allowed both ... More


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