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New Scots : Scotland's immigrant communities since 1945

Author: T M Devine; Angela McCarthy
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Studies in Scottish and Irish migration.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the first wide-ranging, cross-disciplinary overview of immigration to Scotland in recent history and its impact on both the newcomers and the host society. It examines key themes relating to postwar migration by showcasing the experiences of many of Scotland's most striking immigrant communities of people arriving from England, Poland, India, Pakistan, China, the Caribbean and the African continent. New  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
New Scots.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2018]
(OCoLC)1029207338
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: T M Devine; Angela McCarthy
ISBN: 9781474437905 1474437907 9781474437899 1474437893
OCLC Number: 1065423516
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction: the historical and contemporary context of immigration to Scotland since 1945 / T. M. Devine and Angela McCarthy --
Invisible migrants? English people in modern Scotland / T. M. Devine --
'New' Jews in Scotland since 1945 / Nicholas J. Evans and Angela McCarthy --
The migration and settlement of Pakistanis and Indians / Stefano Bonino --
Immigration to Scotland from overseas: the experience of nurses / Ima Jackson --
Polish diaspora or Polish migrant communities? Polish migrants in Scotland, 1945-2015 / Emilia Piętka-Nykaza --
Education and the social mobility of Chinese families in Scotland / Eona Bell --
African migrants, asylum seekers and refugees: tales of settling in Scotland, 2000-15 / Teresa Piacentini --
'Race', place and territorial stigmatisation: the construction of Roma migrants in and through Govanhill, Scotland / Ashli Mullen --
Migration, engagement and constitutional preferences: evidence from the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum / Ailsa Henderson, Chris Carman, Rob Johns and James Mitchell --
Immigration to Scotland since 1945: the global context / Enda Delaney.
Series Title: Studies in Scottish and Irish migration.
Responsibility: edited by T. M. Devine and Angela McCarthy.

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