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Managing Labour Migration in EuropeIdeas, Knowledge and Policy Change$
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Alex Balch

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780719080722

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719080722.001.0001

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Managing migration in the UK and Spain: ideas, knowledge and policy change

Managing migration in the UK and Spain: ideas, knowledge and policy change

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(p.182) 7 Managing migration in the UK and Spain: ideas, knowledge and policy change
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Managing Labour Migration in Europe
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Alex Balch

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719080722.003.0007

This chapter analyses what a comparison of the labour migration policy in Spain and Great Britain tells us about the central question concerning the role of ideas and knowledge in policy change. The labour migration policies in both countries tended to be quite complex with ad-hoc, incremental changes made to schemes that had been built up to respond to specific, often episodic, needs and were then used for purposes other than those that they were designed for. The reframing of policy in Britain post-2000, and in Spain post-2004, was characterised by significant institutional and organisational reforms involving a redistribution of policy-making and implementing powers, chiefly between the interior, labour and education ministries, and also changes in terms of the hierarchy and location of decision making.

Keywords:   labour migration policy, Spain, Great Britain, ideas, knowledge, policy change, institutional reforms, organisational reforms

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