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By Social Science Space | Published: April 4, 2017
Concepts of mobility, citizenship and belonging are morphing in a time of widespread immigration. In this essay, Vanessa Hughes uses the case of a specific London resident to explore these themes.
By Daniel Nehring | Published: November 2, 2016
With the increasing indications that Britain is growing colder to migrants in the wake of Brexit, Daniel Nehring asks what that means specifically for academics from the European Union in the UK.
By Michael Todd, Social Science Space editor | Published: October 23, 2015
Given the angry images cascading off TV screens, it’s pretty clear that migrants aren’t welcome in Europe. Or are they? Three papers in a themed edition of the 'International Journal of Comparative Sociology' suggest a more nuanced answer.
By Jennifer Anderson | Published: January 12, 2015
Discrimination becomes easier when its wrapped in the amorphous blanket of an applicant lacking certain 'soft skills,' suggests a news paper in the journal Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences.
By Les Back | Published: March 5, 2014
Whether it's the DREAM Act in the United States or the crackdown sought by the UK Visas and Immigration in Britain, universities are becoming a flashpoint of immigration policy.
By Pacific-Standard Magazine | Published: August 12, 2013
In the furor over immigration reform in the U.S., many taking a tougher line cite the law, not the evident ethnicity of the immigrants, for their stance. But that ethnicity matters, new research suggests.
By Robert Dingwall | Published: July 26, 2013
A recent Ipsos-Mori survey reveals the crucial role that social science has to play in modern democracy, a role which is frequently sabotaged.