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Author Krings, Torben.

Title New mobilities in Europe : Polish migration to Ireland post-2004
Published Oxford : Manchester University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (172 pages)
Contents New mobilities in Europe: Polish migration to Ireland post-2004 ; Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright ; Contents ; Figures and tables ; Contributors ; Preface and acknowledgements ; Introduction ; 1. New mobilities in Europe today
2. Researching migration: a Qualitative Panel Study and workplace studies 3. From 'boom to bust': Polish migrants in the Irish labour market ; 4. Routes into employment: migrant aspirations and employer strategies ; 5. Employment conditions and the culture of work
6. 'Boundaryless careers': mobility across organisations and nations 7. Worklife connections: technologies of mobility and transnational lives ; 8. Looking back: worklife pathways in a boom-to-bust economy ; Conclusion: new mobilities in the new Europe ; Appendices ; Bibliography
Summary This book examines Polish migration to Ireland in the context of 'new mobilities in Europe'. It includes detailed accounts of the working lives of a group of mainly skilled Polish migrants in Dublin, and traces their careers and aspirations as Ireland moved from 'boom to bust'
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Foreign workers -- Ireland -- History -- 21st century.
Polish people -- Ireland.
Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 21st century.
Poland -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 21st century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Bobek, Alicja.
Moriarty, Elaine.
SalamoĊ„ska, Justyna.
Wickham, James.
ISBN 1526111578