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The Resource Living on the margins : undocumented migrants in a global city, Alice Bloch and Sonia McKay

Living on the margins : undocumented migrants in a global city, Alice Bloch and Sonia McKay

Label
Living on the margins : undocumented migrants in a global city
Title
Living on the margins
Title remainder
undocumented migrants in a global city
Statement of responsibility
Alice Bloch and Sonia McKay
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Living on the margins offers a unique insight into the working lives of undocumented (or 'irregular') migrants living in London, and their employers. It offers an international context to the research and provides theoretical, policy and empirical analyses
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bloch, Alice
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McKay, Sonia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Foreign workers
  • Migrant labor
  • Immigrants
  • LAW
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Foreign workers
  • Immigrants
  • Migrant labor
  • Arbeitsmarktpolitik
  • Ausländischer Arbeitnehmer
  • Illegale Einwanderung
  • Migration
  • London
Label
Living on the margins : undocumented migrants in a global city, Alice Bloch and Sonia McKay
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro -- LIVING ON THE MARGINS -- Contents -- List of tables -- Acknowledgements -- 1. Introduction -- Theoretical understandings of undocumented migration -- Social capital and undocumented migrants -- Do social networks advantage? -- Undocumented migrants and work -- Ethnic enclave employers -- The research basis for the book: methods and methodology -- Mapping the book -- 2. Policy, law and rights -- Contextualising migration policy -- Protection through international law -- European policy and laws on undocumented migration -- UK immigration rules and the construction of illegality -- The exclusivity of citizenship -- Conclusion -- 3. Migration: motives, journey and status mobility -- Deciding to leave the country of origin and come to the UK -- Entering the UK and pathways to becoming an undocumented migrant -- Trying to regularise status: not trying to regularise -- Conclusion -- 4. Undocumented migrants living and working in London -- Searching for work -- Jobs and sectors of employment -- Employment terms and conditions -- Working within or outside of the ethnic enclave -- Relations in the workplace -- Conclusion -- 5. Ethnic enclave entrepreneurs -- A choice of entrepreneurship or a survival choice -- Current and changing attitudes to employing workers -- Employment decision making -- Looking for workers, relying on trust -- Working conditions -- the employer's perspective -- Conclusion -- 6. Social networks and social lives -- Family networks and obligations -- Friends and partners -- Community involvement and engagement -- Activities beyond work and community centres -- Maintaining transnational activities -- Conclusion -- 7. The consequences of being undocumented -- Status in relation to health, benefits and civil justice -- Status and everyday life -- Conclusion -- 8. Grasping life on the margins -- Networks without influence
  • Gains to the state and profit to employers -- Risk takers, risk avoiders and conceptualising illegality -- Class, gender and ethnicity -- Conclusion -- References -- Index
Control code
ocn935112554
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781447319382
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 4337157
  • 22573/ctt1t7049v
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)935112554
Label
Living on the margins : undocumented migrants in a global city, Alice Bloch and Sonia McKay
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro -- LIVING ON THE MARGINS -- Contents -- List of tables -- Acknowledgements -- 1. Introduction -- Theoretical understandings of undocumented migration -- Social capital and undocumented migrants -- Do social networks advantage? -- Undocumented migrants and work -- Ethnic enclave employers -- The research basis for the book: methods and methodology -- Mapping the book -- 2. Policy, law and rights -- Contextualising migration policy -- Protection through international law -- European policy and laws on undocumented migration -- UK immigration rules and the construction of illegality -- The exclusivity of citizenship -- Conclusion -- 3. Migration: motives, journey and status mobility -- Deciding to leave the country of origin and come to the UK -- Entering the UK and pathways to becoming an undocumented migrant -- Trying to regularise status: not trying to regularise -- Conclusion -- 4. Undocumented migrants living and working in London -- Searching for work -- Jobs and sectors of employment -- Employment terms and conditions -- Working within or outside of the ethnic enclave -- Relations in the workplace -- Conclusion -- 5. Ethnic enclave entrepreneurs -- A choice of entrepreneurship or a survival choice -- Current and changing attitudes to employing workers -- Employment decision making -- Looking for workers, relying on trust -- Working conditions -- the employer's perspective -- Conclusion -- 6. Social networks and social lives -- Family networks and obligations -- Friends and partners -- Community involvement and engagement -- Activities beyond work and community centres -- Maintaining transnational activities -- Conclusion -- 7. The consequences of being undocumented -- Status in relation to health, benefits and civil justice -- Status and everyday life -- Conclusion -- 8. Grasping life on the margins -- Networks without influence
  • Gains to the state and profit to employers -- Risk takers, risk avoiders and conceptualising illegality -- Class, gender and ethnicity -- Conclusion -- References -- Index
Control code
ocn935112554
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781447319382
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 4337157
  • 22573/ctt1t7049v
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)935112554

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