The new gastarbeiter system in Germany.

  title={The new gastarbeiter system in Germany.},
  author={Hedwig Rudolph},
  journal={New community},
  volume={22 2},
"Germany's new gastarbeiter policy is evaluated in the context of a long tradition of labour recruitment, particularly the last period of active recruitment abroad (1955-1973). The policy's characteristic features (of permission to stay being dependent on a work permit; this being limited to a certain period and linked to the requirements of a specific employer) [imply] that the gastarbeiter regime is a low cost means of increasing flexibility in cases of regional and/or sectoral bottlenecks in… CONTINUE READING