publication . Article . 2015

The ‘local turn’ in historical perspective: two city case studies in Britain and Germany

Sarah E. Hackett;
Closed Access English
  • Published: 29 Dec 2015
  • Publisher: Sage
  • Country: United Kingdom
This article addresses the ‘local turn’ of migration and integration policies in historical perspective in Newcastle upon Tyne and Bremen. It draws upon a wide range of government documentation and offers a comparative assessment of both cities’ policies from the 1960s onwards. It discusses the vertical dimension of policymaking though an exploration of the local governance of migrant integration in relation to the national level. Although Britain and Germany's post-war immigration histories and political structures have often been perceived as contrasting, this article reveals a convergence in these cities’ governments’ approaches to their own local diverse soc...
free text keywords: Sociology and Political Science, Public Administration, Multi-level governance, Politics, Immigration, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Sociology, Corporate governance, Local governance, Government, Documentation
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