Germany: Managing Migration in the 21st Century
This monograph reviews Germanyâ€™s evolution from a country of emigration to a reluctant land of immigration between the 1960s and 1980s, as guest workers settled and asylum seekers arrived. During the 1990s, Germany became a magnet for diverse foreigners, including the families of settled guest workers, newly mobile Eastern Europeans and ethnic Germans, and asylum seekers from throughout the world. Germany, with a relatively structured and rigid labor market and economy, finds it easier to integrate especially unskilled newcomers into generous social welfare programs than into the labor market. Since immigration means change as immigrants and Germans adjust to each other, an aging German populace may resist the changes in the economy and labor market that could facilitate immigrant integration as well as the changes in culture and society that invariably accompany immigrants.
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- Philip L. Martin & Mark J. Miller, 1980. "Guestworkers: Lessons from Western Europe," ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 33(3), pages 315-330, April.
- Philip L. Martin & Mark J. Miller, 1980. "Guestworkers: Lessons from Western Europe," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 33(3), pages 315-330, April.
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