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Marriage migration and integration: interrogating assumptions in academic and policy debates

Abstract:

In both policy and academic debates in Britain, as elsewhere in Europe, concern is increasingly expressed over the implications of spousal immigration for ‘integration’. Continued practices of ‘homeland’ transnational marriage within some ethnic minority communities in particular are presented as problematic, and new immigration restrictions likely to affect such groups in particular are justified on the grounds of promoting integration. The evidence base to underpin this concern is, however,...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/1468796816677329

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
Role:
Author
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Ethnicities Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
4
Pages:
469-490
Publication date:
2016-11-01
Acceptance date:
2016-08-31
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EISSN:
1741-2706
ISSN:
1468-7968
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642581
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pubs:642581
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uuid:37746186-1164-41f9-9182-54fc824b2656
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pubs:642581
Deposit date:
2016-09-13

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