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Rebordering Britain & Britons after Brexit

Mapping social science research on Brexit and migration

366 articles about United Kingdom

Expectations, imaginaries and projects of mobility and immobility in the framework of Brexit
Starting from two researches, respectively with citizens since birth of EU27 states citizens in the UK, and with Bangladeshis who have naturalized in Italy and moved to the UK, in this article we explore the ways in which Brexit is redefining the mobility plans between the UK and the rest of the EU.
Exploring the trajectories of highly skilled migration law and policy in Japan and the UK
Japan and the UK appear to have few commonalities in terms of their history of and approach to migration law and policy. However, strong similarities in their contemporary approaches can be detected.
Facilitating Cross-Border Criminal Justice Cooperation Between the UK and Ireland After Brexit: `Keeping the Lights On' to Ensure the Safety of the Common Travel Area
Much of the cooperation on criminal justice matters between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland is based on EU level instruments.
Favouring a disunited Kingdom? How negative perceptions of the EU-referendum relate to individual mobility and collective action considerations
One consequence of the EU-referendum’s pro-Brexit outcome was a renewed call for Scottish independence. Supporting this call can be construed as a form of collective action Scots may engage in. However, Scots may also consider individual mobility strategies including-in extreme cases-emigration.
Four Rationales of HE Internationalization: Perspectives of UK Universities on Attracting Students From Former Soviet Countries
In the context marked by increasing competition between nation-states and universities, expanding individualization, growing influence of nonstate actors, and the new reality of Brexit, this study uses narrative and numeric data to explore the rationales of U.K. higher education (HE)…
Free movement of services, migration and leaving the EU
For many people the key question in the referendum is whether a vote to leave will enable the UK to take back control of its borders. So for them the focus is primarily on Article 45 on the Treaty of the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) which allows free movement of workers.
Free movement Vs. fair movement: Brexit and managed migration
The aim of this article is to propose a new concept of free movement of persons, based on the notion of "fair movement" or managed migration. In the context of the UK becoming a neighbouring State, but hoping to maintain access to the Single Market…
From eating cake to crashing out: Constructing the myth of a no-deal Brexit
This article traces the emergence and development of claims that the 2016 referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union delivered a mandate for a so-called no-deal Brexit.
From enlargement to Brexit. The road of Great Britain within the EU and the road of the EU without Great Britain
This study aims to analyze the main aspects of the relationship between Great Britain and the European Union (EU) from the time of accession (1973) up to the time of Brexit's initiation (2016) and to outline the future relationship between them…
From EU Citizens to Third Country Nationals: The Legacy of Polydor
This article considers the possible effects of 'Brexit' on British nationals who would no longer be EU citizens. Any Member State withdrawing from the Union is unlikely to cut all ties to the Internal Market.
From expat mothers to migrant mothers: Narratives of transformations, lost privileges and the `quieter' everyday in Brexit Britain
Focusing on a key dimension of transnational family relations, this article explores the impact of uncertain migratory contexts and citizenship status on migrant mothering. Based on participant observations and semi-structured interviews with French migrant mothers living in Manchester…
From Mobile Workers to Fellow Citizens and Back Again? The Future Status of EU Citizens in the UK
Growing concerns and hostility towards continuing large-scale flows of immigrants following the two rounds of EU enlargement and high levels of net migration played a major part in the Brexit referendum result for the UK to leave the EU. So too had welfare chauvinism…
Gainful migrations of Poles in the context of brexit
The purpose of the work was to diagnose the scale of the phenomenon of labor migration of Poles to Great Britain. Data on population flows were used (emigration, immigration and migration balance) in 2004-2014. An attempt was also made to diagnose migration changes caused by the Brexit referendum.
Global learning and Brexit
This article provides a development education perspective on Brexit. It assesses the real and potential impact of Brexit on concepts of globalism and identity, explores how the outcome relates to xenophobia and racism…
Going Back, Staying Put, Moving On: Brexit and the Future Imaginaries of Central and Eastern European Young People in Britain
This paper explores the ways in which young people aged 12 to 18 who were born in Central and Eastern European EU countries but now live in the United Kingdom construct their future imaginaries in the context of Brexit. It reports on findings from a large-scale survey…
Great Britain's withdrawal from the EU and the prospects of European regional structure stability
The article deals with the results of the referendum on British exit from the European Union, its implications for the EU and international order. London withdrawal from the European integration project is the culmination of the complex crisis on the European continent.
Hostile and Harmful: Structural Stigma and Minority Stress Explain Increased Anxiety Among Migrants Living in the United Kingdom After the Brexit Referendum
Objective: The extent to which the outcome of the European Union referendum (”Brexit”) has affected the mental health of migrants living in the United Kingdom has been the subject of much speculation. However…
How do Polish immigrants in London reinforce local communities and influence the local economy?
After the European Union expansion of 2004 the United Kingdom was a recipient of a significant number of Polish migrants. The goal of this paper is to evaluate the impact that Polish migrants have on the local economies in the United Kingdom.
How will Brexit affect health and health services in the UK? Evaluating three possible scenarios
The process of leaving the European Union (EU) will have profound consequences for health and the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK. In this paper, we use the WHO health system building blocks framework to assess the likely effects of three scenarios we term soft Brexit, hard Brexit…
Identity, Belonging and Strategic Citizenship. Considerations About Naturalisation Among Italians and Spaniards Living in the EU
The subject of naturalisation among intra-EU migrants has only recently drawn the attention of social science scholars. Empirical evidence from quantitative studies shows an increase in citizenship applications among this new wave of mobile people, indicating a strategic use of naturalisation.
Imagining the impossible? fears of deportation and the barriers to obtaining EU Settled Status in the UK
In early 2021, over 5 million European Union (EU) citizens had applied for settled status to secure their right to continue to live, work and study in the United Kingdom (UK) after the country’s withdrawal from the EU (Brexit). In 2018…
Immigration after Brexit
This paper examines the short and long-term impacts of the UK referendum on migration flows and migration policy. Even in the short term – before any policy change – the vote will affect migration flows directly and indirectly through both economic and other channels. Post Brexit…
Immigration and the UK-EU relationship
This chapter examines the history of free movement within the EU, and in particular the origins and impact of the decision to allow immediate access to the labour market for workers from the new Member States in 2004.
Immigration exemption and the European Convention on Human Rights
The European Union has introduced the General Data Protection Regulation to reform and update data protection laws across Member States. To comply, the United Kingdom has introduced the Data Protection Act 2018. This article focuses on one schedule of the new Act…
Immigration Status Uncertainty and Mental Health-Evidence from Brexit
The decision of the UK to leave the European Union created uncertainty for European citizens resident in the UK for the period 2016-2019. This paper studies the effects of this uncertainty on their mental health. Using data from a large household panel and a difference-in-differences framework…
Impact of border barriers, returning migrants, and trade diversion in Brexit: Firm exit and loss of variety
We investigate the impact of Brexit (the UK's planned withdrawal from the European Union) using computable general equilibrium models featuring conventional constant returns-to-scale (CRS) and increasing returns-to-scale (IRS) technology and firm heterogeneity, a la Melitz.
Impact of Brexit on return migration to the Slovak Republic
Brexit is one of the most important events of the present time, which affects several areas of social life in the United Kingdom, as well as in the countries of the European Union and around the world. Obviously, this event is of interest to the academic and professional public.
Impact of Brexit on the migration in the UK
The study evaluates the impact of Brexit on the migration in the UK and determines economic implications of immigration now that UK has decided to leave the EU.
Impact of the article 50 of TEU on migration of the EU workers in case of brexit
BREXIT has created a new situation in the field on free movement of workers within the EU. It was the change introduced by Lisbon Treaty that gives the EU Member States the right to exit from the European Union. On 29 March 2017…
Implications of Brexit for Skilled Migration from India to the UK
In June 2016, the United Kingdom took the world by surprise with the results of its referendum on whether to remain in the European Union (EU). With a 52% majority, the country decided to leave the bloc in which it had been a member since 1973.
Inclusion through irregularisation? Exploring the politics and realities of internal bordering in managing post-crisis labour migration in the EU
The technologies and practices of migration management are changing profoundly. They have been extended beyond territorial borders, immigration policies and assigned legal identities and downshifted to `inside' spaces across state and non-state `ordinary institutions'.
Insights for a post-Brexit era: marketing the UK as a study destination - an analysis of Arab, Chinese, and Indian student choices
Britain's scheduled exit from the European Union ('Brexit') has long-term ramifications for strategic marketing. Faced with new challenges and uncertainty, UK universities are increasingly looking beyond EU borders to recruit international students. In this context…
Inter-European social workers' mobility within a dynamic social work and immigration policy context: a case study of England
Social workers are increasingly globally mobile, pursuing employment opportunities that combine professional and lifestyle projects. Social work skills and practice are embedded in cultural, linguistic and nation-specific legislative competencies.
Intergenerational narratives of citizenship among EU citizens in the UK after the Brexit referendum
The share of British naturalization applications by EU citizens increased in the aftermath of the 2016 EU referendum. This article offers unique insights into the range of motivations informing decisions to become British or not among EU families from new and old EU member states.
International Business and Entrepreneurship Implications of Brexit
This paper provides an overview of the international business and entrepreneurship implications of Brexit. Our perspective is preliminary and based on a review of the practitioner, policy and academic literature over the first month following the Brexit vote.
Intimate citizenship and the tightening of migration controls in the United Kingdom
This article examines recent changes in British family migration policy. It explores the reasons for these policy changes. It highlights the fact that these changes have affected the legal, financial, social, and lived experiences of transnational couples.