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Immigration and housing in the Republic of Ireland

Brian Portley


This book examines the lived housing experiences of recently arrived migrants in Ireland viewed in the context of national and international trends The analysis focuses on the ‘housing pathways’ of migrants. Housing pathways refers to the varying housing routes individuals take over time, and building on the concept of ‘housing careers’, places emphasis on the attitudes and perceptions individuals experience in their consumption of housing. The approach is considered a derivative of social constructionism and is therefore concerned with the social constructs that impact on the lived experience ... More

Keywords: Migrant, Housing, Pathways, Perceptions, Meanings

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780719095931
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719095931.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brian Portley, author
University College Dublin

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