The changing political economy of Australian immigration

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dc.contributor.author Collins, Jock en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-21T02:36:27Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-21T02:36:27Z
dc.date.issued 2006 en_US
dc.identifier 2006004624 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Collins Jock 2006, 'The changing political economy of Australian immigration', Blackwell Publishing Ltd, vol. 97, no. 1, pp. 7-16. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0040-747X en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/5055
dc.description.abstract Immigration has been a significant and controversial part of Australian history since 1947, but the nature and composition of Australian immigration and the policies and philosophies of immigrant settlement have changed considerably over that time, particularly in the last few decades of globalisation. The aim of this paper is to assess the changing political economy of Australian immigration in two senses. First, the paper presents an overview of the major changes to the dynamics of the Australian immigration experience that have accompanied globalisation. Second, the paper investigates how the political economy of Australian immigration developed in the 1970s differs from a political economy of contemporary Australian immigration. The paper argues that the traditional political economy emphasis on immigration as providing a reserve army of unskilled migrant labour must be replaced by a version of political economy that not only includes labour across all permanent and temporary categories but that also has a stronger focus on immigrant settlement and migrant lives, including debates about national identity. In order to do this, the paper argues, it is important for traditional political economy to draw on new sensibilities and insights about the contemporary immigration experience that emerge from interdisciplinary insights drawn from disciplines outside the traditional political economy foundations. en_US
dc.publisher Blackwell Publishing Ltd en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9663.2006.00491.x en_US
dc.title The changing political economy of Australian immigration en_US
dc.parent Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie en_US
dc.journal.volume 97 en_US
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation Oxford, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 7 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 16 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.School of Finance and Economics en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 140200 en_US
dc.personcode 774101 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Applied Economics en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.description.keywords immigration; Australia; political economy; labour market segmentation; racialisation; globalisation en_US
dc.staffid 774101 en_US


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