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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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.

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Published in Special Issue: Migration, Community and Place

Article first published online: 5 MAY 2015

Research Institute, Centre or Group: Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research
Identification Number: 10.1002/psp.1911
Depositing User: Sarah Ward
Date Deposited: 22 May 2015 15:22
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2016 00:39

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