Migration in Britain: Paradoxes of the Present, Prospects for the Future

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Edward Elgar Publishing, 2012 - Social Science - 203 pages
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'This landmark book sets new standards in the analysis of internal migration in the UK. With a focus on the "drivers of migration", knowledge of economic, social, demographic, political, and environmental factors is advanced. Identifying the
 

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Contents

concepts methods and values
3
2 Interregional migration
9
3 A more detailed regional subregional countylevel and occasionally citylevel analysis
17
processes and trends
95
4 Economic drivers of internal migration
97
5 Social demographic and political drivers of migration
111
6 Environmental drivers of migration
120
7 The decision to migrate
124
8 Future migration trends in the absence of environmental change
129
impacts of environmental change
141
9 Impacts of environmental change on UK internal migration
143
10 Implications for policy
157
Conclusions
163
References
168
Index
195
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