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Migrant Entrepreneurship in a Diverse Europe: In Search of Sustainable Development

In: The Sustainability of Cultural Diversity

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  • Tüzin Baycan-Levent
  • Peter Nijkamp

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This engaging book addresses the question of how diverse communities, whether in a nation, city or organization, can live together and prosper whilst retaining and enjoying their cultural differences. This is a particularly pertinent issue in the context of the modern world where mass migration and immigration are pervasive global phenomena.

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  • Tüzin Baycan-Levent & Peter Nijkamp, 2010. "Migrant Entrepreneurship in a Diverse Europe: In Search of Sustainable Development," Chapters, in: Maddy Janssens & Myriam Bechtoldt & Arie de Ruijter & Dino Pinello & Giovanni Prarolo & Vanja M.K. S (ed.), The Sustainability of Cultural Diversity, chapter 16, Edward Elgar Publishing.
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    1. S. Longhi & P. Nijkamp & J. Poot, 2010. "Joint impacts of immigration on wages and employment: review and meta-analysis," Journal of Geographical Systems, Springer, vol. 12(4), pages 355-387, December.

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