Migrants at work: perspectives, perceptions and new connections. Work, Employment and Society, 34 (5) . pp. 745-748. ISSN 0950-0170

D’Angelo, Alessio, Kofman, Eleonore ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3439-2017 and Keles, Janroj Yilmaz ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3525-9760 (2020) Migrants at work: perspectives, perceptions and new connections. Work, Employment and Society, 34 (5) . pp. 745-748. ISSN 0950-0170. [Journal Guest Editorial] (doi:10.1177/0950017020946571)

Abstract

Migration – and the experiences of migrants – continue to occupy an important and controversial place in the scholarly and political debates on contemporary labour markets and societies. As new scenarios emerge at local, national and global levels, new insights and perspectives become necessary. The articles in this themed issue reflect the interest Work, Employment and Society has had in the topic of labour migrations and migrants at work for well over a decade and which led, for example, to the themed issue Migration at Work: Spaces, Borders and Boundaries in 32(5), 2018. Migration has of course been a prominent issue across the social sciences, and in recent years particularly in relation to the ‘refugee crisis’ of 2015 and to intra-European migration ahead of and in light of Brexit. The experiences of migrants from Eastern and Central Europe in the workplace, their overqualification and devaluing of their cultural capital, and their positioning within segmented labour markets have produced a number of articles in past issues (e.g. Ciupijus, 2011; Samaluk, 2016; Sirkeci et al., 2018) to which those in the current issue (Leschke and Weiss; Rydzik and Anitha) make an important addition. [...]

Item Type: Journal Guest Editorial
Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Law and Politics
Item ID: 33817
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Depositing User: Janroj Keles
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2021 08:45
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2021 12:09
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/33817

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