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'New' Polish migration to the UK: a synthesis of existing evidence

'New' Polish migration to the UK: a synthesis of existing evidence
'New' Polish migration to the UK: a synthesis of existing evidence
This paper provides a synthesis of existing knowledge on the post-accession wave of Polish migration to the United Kingdom, placing it in the context of historical and contemporary flows. It discusses available data on migration trends and pinpoints their shortcomings. Finally, it introduces the background to the CPC project ‘International mobility and its impact on family and household formation among Polish migrants living in England and Scotland’, drawing attention to the significance of geographical location, and the urban and rural divide for the formation of the new Polish communities.
migration, polish, united kingdom, eu enlargement, trends, urban, rural
2042-4124
3
ESRC Centre for Population Change
Trevena, Paulina
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Trevena, Paulina
ea357454-39d9-4065-a4c7-8f77fed75760

Trevena, Paulina (2009) 'New' Polish migration to the UK: a synthesis of existing evidence (ESRC Centre for Population Change Working Papers Series, 3) ESRC Centre for Population Change 35pp.

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This paper provides a synthesis of existing knowledge on the post-accession wave of Polish migration to the United Kingdom, placing it in the context of historical and contemporary flows. It discusses available data on migration trends and pinpoints their shortcomings. Finally, it introduces the background to the CPC project ‘International mobility and its impact on family and household formation among Polish migrants living in England and Scotland’, drawing attention to the significance of geographical location, and the urban and rural divide for the formation of the new Polish communities.

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Published date: 1 December 2009
Keywords: migration, polish, united kingdom, eu enlargement, trends, urban, rural
Organisations: Social Statistics & Demography, Social Sciences, Centre for Population Change

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Local EPrints ID: 72026
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/72026
ISSN: 2042-4124
PURE UUID: d59919b9-0423-4c5a-a600-32b8b71c6f43

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Date deposited: 26 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:56

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