Race, migration and older people in Europe

report and recommendations arising from an international conference in Preston, 13-15 September1993.
  • 135 Pages
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  • English

University of Central Lancashire , Preston
ContributionsSoulsby, Jim., Halpin, Eddie., Patel, Vas.
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL20624844M
ISBN 100906694418

(). Older Migrants in Europe: A New Focus for Migration Studies. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies: Vol. 32, Older Migrants in Europe: Experiences, Exclusion and Constructive Accommodation, pp.

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Cited by:   In contemporary European societies the question of racism, migration and older people in Europe book to the politicisation of migration, is a major issue in social and political debate.

Developments in a number of European societies have highlighted the volatility of this phenomenon and the ease with which racist and extreme-right political movements can mobilise around the question of immigration and opposition to cultural. Growing Old Far From Home: Migration, Ageing and Ethnicity in Europe.

who cares for black and minority ethnic older people in Europe by Naina Patel 9 3. Migration and Life Stories: case studies for training in social work In the book we give an overview of.

The paper proposes that the concept ‘human capital’ summarises variations in preparedness for old age, that is, the resources by which people cope with demands for income, roles, treatment, care and support.

A typology of the ‘welfare position’ of international migrants in contemporary Europe is by: Migration and race in Europe: The trans-Atlantic metastases of a post-colonial cancer. European Journal of Social Theory, 13 (3), – doi: / CrossRef Google ScholarCited by:   Our thematic focus on ageism and race — *Estimations from the Country Office for Data Processing and Statistics of North Rhine Westphalia.

See: Jacob, R. (), “Older Migrants in the EU: What do we know?”, Presentation for the AAMEE workshop “Steps towards equal opportunities to migrant elders a cross Europe”, 13 October   Sonia Shah's New Book Argues Migration Isn't A Crisis — It's The Solution When living things cross into new territory, they are often viewed as threats.

But. Collecting and disaggregating migration data by age is not sufficient to tackle the challenges faced by older people in a migration context. Older persons in migration contexts are at risk of being overlooked, which might perpetuate vulnerabilities and inequalities.

In addition, there is a lack of data on older persons left behind and their needs. One of James Baldwin's most important book of essays, The Fire Next Time explores themes of race, religion and identity.

“The American Negro has the great advantage of having never believed the collection of myths to which white Americans cling: that their ancestors were all freedom-loving heroes, that they were born in the greatest country the world has ever seen, or that Americans are.

Buy Older People and Migration: Challenges for Social Work 1 by Lawrence, Susan, Torres, Sandra (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Format: Hardcover. Race Peter Gatrell’s The Unsettling of Europe: The Great Migration, to the Present is a tour de force, bringing together personal accounts of the fears, suffering and hopes of.

Older or ‘later-life’ people have been excluded from the thinking and the literature on migration, unjustifiably so. Ageing is less about life-stage and more about process. Whilst ‘age’ is a biological reality that may be measured in years, the meaning and experience of age, as well as the process of ageing, are socially, culturally.

CHAPTER XII RACES IN PREHISTORIC EUROPE AND EARLY MIGRATIONS (pp. ) The great importance of Europe in our study of race-migrations lies in the fact that in this corner of the Old World the sequence of the ethnological “strata” has been correlated with that of the latest geological strata.

Yet, when one reads the rest of the book, most of the ‘invaders’ and ‘migrants’ she mentions came from within Europe’s boundaries, and the ones coming from outside barely had any genetic impact on Europeans, except for the impact of Near Eastern Caucasians on certain regions of southern Europe, which is why she says there is a ‘high degree of genetic similarity among.

The impact of aging on the scale of migration Older people migrate less than young, yet with population aging, mobility of elderly and specialized workers may increase Keywords: migration, population aging, elderly migration keY FinDinGS Source: [1], Figurep.

Moving from different state %. 4 International Migration before 84 Colonialism 86 Industrialization and migration to North America and Oceania before 89 Labour migration within Europe 93 The interwar period 96 Conclusions 99 Guide to further reading 5 Migration in Europe since Migration.

In this groundbreaking study of Puerto Rican and Dominican migration to the United States, Wendy D. Roth explores the influence of migration on changing cultural conceptions of race—for the newcomers, for their host society, and for those who remain in the countries left behind.

Just as migrants can gain new language proficiencies, they can pick up new understandings of race. The migration crisis has spread images of suffering, courage, and intolerance. It has strained the unity of the European Union, sparked debate about the difference between Western and Eastern Europe, and posed difficult questions about global inequality.

While these developments have often been portrayed as an unprecedented crisis, this is certainly not the first time that Europe has faced.

The genetic history of Europe since the Upper Paleolithic is inseparable from that of wider Western aboutyears ago ( ka) a basal West Eurasian lineage had emerged (alongside a separate East Asian lineage) out of the undifferentiated "non-African" lineage of ka.

Both basal East and West Eurasians acquired Neanderthal admixture in Europe and Asia. Research on the ways in which having been an international migrant in later life shapes the welfare needs, preferences and expectations of non-native older people in rich countries is in its infancy, for both the ageing and migration fields have been slow to examine the experiences of older migrants.

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One of the most important of these is Alma Rivera, who moves with her husband from Pátzcuaro, Mexico to a crappy apartment building in Delaware so that their year-old daughter, Maribel, who has sustained a. the agenda of the societal challenge ‘Europe in a changing world: inclusive, innovative and reflective societies’.

Major research and innovation investments are only part of the story. Making active and healthy ageing a reality by keeping older people healthy, independent and fulfilled is a challenge we need to address comprehensively. Migration has definitely increased gradually over the years and decades in Europe, as the area has grown increasingly strong economically.

This is true of all kinds of immigration: for jobs, for. Roughly million people age plus were white, out of the total older population of million.

In contrast, today’s younger populations are much more diverse. Inroughly 52 percent of people under age 18 were white non-Hispanic.

However, less than 6 out of 10 older Americans (57 percent) in the U.S. will be white by In this groundbreaking study of Puerto Rican and Dominican migration to the United States, Wendy D.

Roth explores the influence of migration on changing cultural conceptions of race—for the newcomers, for their host society, and for those who remain in the countries left behind.4/5(3). Studying DNA extracted from ancient bones, paleogeneticists have found that the G-to-A substitution was introduced into western Europe relatively recently—about 8, years ago—by people.

“The Contributions of Race, Individual Socioeconomic Status and Neighborhood Socioeconomic Context on the Self-Rated Health Trajectories and Mortality of Older Adults.” Research on Aging – Recent research by Haak et al.

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() confirms the migration of Yamnaya-people into western Europe, forming the Corded Ware culture. [8] A more recent analysis by Anthony () also suggests a genetic origin of proto-Indo-Europeans (of the Yamnaya culture) in the Eastern European steppe north of the Caucasus, deriving from a mixture of Eastern.

The major emphasizes familiarity with the intellectual traditions and debates surrounding the concepts of indigeneity, ethnicity, nationality, and race; grounding in both the history of migration and its contemporary manifestations; and direct engagement with and knowledge of the culture, structures, and peoples formed by these migrations.

The book presents the latest trans-national comparative studies drawn from the US and Australia as well as countries across Europe, to explore post-crisis interactions among Bosnians and the impact of post-conflict related migration. Numbers of older ethnic minorities in Europe will continue to grow with current demographic trends and ongoing migration to Europe.

In addition, older migrants and ethnic minorities face specific challenges, for instance, in accessing care, the. Grant’s book, “The Passing of the Great Race,” which declared the risks of upending racial hierarchies through migration, helped lead to a law that radically restricted nonwhite.

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