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Managing Labour Migration in Europe: Ideas, Knowledge and Policy Change

Alex Balch


Labour migration has become one of the hot topics in Europe, especially since 2000 with the shift from restriction to managed migration. This book provides an account of policy change over labour migration in Europe during this new era of governance. It has implications for debates about the contemporary governance of labour migration in Europe, and questions about the impact of an emergent EU migration regime in the context of a globalising labour market. The key findings offer a deeper understanding of the linkages between those engaged in policymaking and the kinds of communities that produ ... More

Keywords: labour migration, managed migration, policy change, EU migration regime, globalising labour market, policymaking, Europe, restriction, governance, communities

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780719080722
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719080722.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alex Balch, author