Multicultural Insertions in a Small Economy: Portugal's Immigrant Communities

@article{Corkill1998MulticulturalII,
  title={Multicultural Insertions in a Small Economy: Portugal's Immigrant Communities},
  author={David R. Corkill and Martin J. Eaton},
  journal={South European Society and Politics},
  year={1998},
  volume={3},
  pages={149-168}
}
  • D. Corkill, M. Eaton
  • Published 1 September 1998
  • Economics
  • South European Society and Politics
Abstract This article presents an overview of the immigrant communities in Portugal, a country with a long tradition of emigration which has now become an entry point into the EU and a net importer of labour. It examines the integration process into Portuguese society with particular reference to the labour market. The question of racist attitudes and tolerance to foreigners is discussed, and an assessment made of immigration legislation, including the asylum laws. It is argued that as Portugal… 

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