Reflections on migration, community, and place

PHILLIPS, Deborah and ROBINSON, David (2015). Reflections on migration, community, and place. Population, Space and Place, 21 (5), 409-420.

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    Abstract

    This paper explores different conceptualisations of migration, community, and place as an introduction to a themed issue of this journal concerned with the contextualisation of migrants’ experiences across a range of nested scales. The purpose of this collection of papers is to draw out the spatial variability, contradictions, and ambiguities in migrant experiences and to explore conceptual frameworks for understanding the connections between migration, community, and place. The papers focus on local places of social encounter, particularly at the neighbourhood and city scale, but they also draw attention to the value of comparative research to tease out structural differences in opportunities, social context, and policy that underpin commonalities and differences in experience between localities.

    Item Type: Article
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    Published in Special Issue: Migration, Community and Place

    Article first published online: 5 MAY 2015

    Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1002/psp.1911
    Page Range: 409-420
    Depositing User: Sarah Ward
    Date Deposited: 22 May 2015 15:22
    Last Modified: 08 Jul 2019 16:46
    URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/9832

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