Eurostars and Eurocities: Free Movement and Mobility in an Integrating Europe (Studies in Urban and Social Change)

Eurostars and Eurocities: Free Movement and Mobility in an Integrating Europe (Studies in Urban and Social Change)

By: Adrian Favell (author)Hardback

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Eurostars and Eurocities: Free Movement and Mobility in an Integrating Europe examines intra-European Union migration in the cities of Amsterdam, London and Brussels.* Based on sixty in-depth interviews of free moving European citizens, and more than five years of ethnographic and documentary research, it uncovers the rarely studied human dimension of European integration* Examines the mobility, lifestyle and career opportunities created by the borderless society of the European Union, as well as the barriers that still persist* Analyses the new migration trends, challenges to the welfare state, and forms of urban cosmopolitanism linked to processes of European integration

About Author

Adrian Favell is Associate Professor of Sociology at UCLA. He is the author of Philosophies of Integration: Immigration and the Idea of Citizenship in France and Britain , and (with Michael Peter Smith) The Human Face of Global Mobility: International Highly Skilled Migration in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific.

Contents

Series Editors' Preface. Preface. 1. FREEDOM-VRIJHEID-LIBERTE. A Management Consultant's Tale. 2. NEW AMSTERDAM. A Logistics Manager's Tale. 3. LONDON CALLS. A Data Analyst's Tale. 4. BRUSSELS-BRUSSEL-BRUXELLES. An Architect's Tale. 5. MIGRATION. An Estate Agent's Tale. 6. MOBILITY (1). A Social Worker's Tale. 7. MOBILITY (2). A Landlady's Tale. 8. SETTLEMENT. A Businessman's Tale. 9. INTEGRATION (1). A Graphic Designer's Tale. 10. INTEGRATION (2). A Media Manager's Tale. 11. LONDON LOVES. A City Broker's Tale. 12. OLD AMSTERDAM. A Journalist's Tale. 13. ANOMIE. An IT Consultant's Tale. 14. EUROPA. Postface. Appendix 1: Summary of interviews. Appendix 2: A note on methodology. Notes. Bibliographical essay. Index of interviewees. Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781405134057
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9781405134057
  • weight: 558
  • ISBN10: 1405134054

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