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Integration and Social Cohesion in the Republic of Ireland
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Integration and Social Cohesion in the Republic of Ireland

Bryan Fanning

Abstract

In the last decade, Ireland's immigrant population grew to more than one in ten. Now in the midst of an economic crisis, the integration of immigrants has become a topical issue. This book offers a detailed account of how immigrants in Ireland are faring. Drawing extensively on demographic data and research on immigrant lives, immigrant participation in Irish politics and the experiences of immigrants living in deprived communities, it offers a thorough study of the immigrant experience in Ireland today. Chapters and case studies examine the effects of immigration on social cohesion, the role ... More

Keywords: economic crisis, integration, immigrants, Ireland, discrimination, deprived communities, social cohesion, social policy, segregation, racism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780719084782
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719084782.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bryan Fanning, author