Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Political Economy of Managed MigrationNonstate Actors, Europeanization, and the Politics of Designing Migration Policies$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Georg Menz

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199533886

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533886.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2017. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 20 November 2017

Managed Migration, Populism, and Pragmatism

Managed Migration, Populism, and Pragmatism

Chapter:
(p.257) 6 Managed Migration, Populism, and Pragmatism
Source:
The Political Economy of Managed Migration
Author(s):

Georg Menz (Contributor Webpage)

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533886.003.0006

This chapter succinctly summarizes key points, evaluates the main arguments regarding the influence of nonstate actors in migration management, explores the implications of the new paradigm of managed migration, and maps the different economic migration recruitment strategies adopted by distinct varieties of capitalism. Employers seek to reinforce existing labor markets structures and promote national corporate strategies by lobbying in favor of migrant profiles that compliment them. Unions are generally supportive of such endeavors, largely preferring managed and regularized economic migration to illicit flows that perpetuate the disintegration of labor market structures. NGOs face a difficult and ungrateful task with limited successes. Managed migration unfolds behind the backdrop of high unemployment, rising concerns over mass immigration and rising levels of xenophobia.

Keywords:   far right, labor market structure, managed migration, populism

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .