Eurocity London: a qualitative comparison of graduate migration from Germany, Italy and Latvia

@article{King2016EurocityLA,
  title={Eurocity London: a qualitative comparison of graduate migration from Germany, Italy and Latvia},
  author={Russell King and Aija Lulle and Francesca Conti and Dorothea Mueller},
  journal={Comparative Migration Studies},
  year={2016},
  volume={4},
  pages={1-22}
}
This paper compares the motivations and characteristics of the recent migration to London of young-adult graduates from Germany, Italy and Latvia. Conceptually the paper links three domains: the theory of core–periphery structures within Europe; the notion of London as both a global city and a ‘Eurocity’; and the trope of ‘crisis’. The dataset analysed consists of 95 in-depth biographical interviews and the paper’s main objective is to tease out the narrative similarities and differences… CONTINUE READING

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