Culture and Immigration in Context

An Ethnography of Romanian Migrant Workers in London

Authors: Briggs, D., Dobre, D.

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Based on ethnographic data, this revealing study presents a humane and realistic account of Romanian economic migrants and their life in the UK, providing a more balanced picture of the way new immigrant groups are depicted and popularly perceived.

About the authors

Daniel Briggs is Professor of Criminology at the Universidad Europea, Madrid, Spain.

Dorina Dobre is a Research Assistant at the University of East London, UK and is also a researcher for the local government in London.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)
  • Being Romanian in London

    Briggs, Daniel (et al.)

    Pages 1-15

  • A Short History of Migration to the UK: From Post-War to New Labour

    Briggs, Daniel (et al.)

    Pages 16-26

  • Politics and Immigration in Context: Some Theoretical Notes

    Briggs, Daniel (et al.)

    Pages 27-42

  • ‘The Slaves of Europe’: The Economic Realities of Life in London for Romanians

    Briggs, Daniel (et al.)

    Pages 43-59

  • Cultural Confusion and the Confusion of Culture: ‘Roma’, Romanians and the Exposure to Consumer Culture

    Briggs, Daniel (et al.)

    Pages 60-78

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Culture and Immigration in Context
Book Subtitle
An Ethnography of Romanian Migrant Workers in London
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-38061-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137380616
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-38060-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-47930-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 128
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