The paths to citizenship: a critical examination of immigration policy in Britain since 2001

  title={The paths to citizenship: a critical examination of immigration policy in Britain since 2001},
  author={Derek McGhee},
  journal={Patterns of Prejudice},
  pages={41 - 64}
  • D. McGhee
  • Published 14 January 2009
  • Sociology
  • Patterns of Prejudice
ABSTRACT McGhee explores the Labour government's attempts to manage the challenges and protect against the ‘risks’ associated with a particular group of migrants to Britain: permanent immigrants. He examines how Gordon Brown conceives of his three-stage proposals for ‘earned’ British citizenship working with the wider managed migration strategy introduced by Tony Blair and Charles Clarke. At the same time, McGhee contextualizes the earned British citizenship proposals within the recent… 

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