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Introduction to the Special Issue: Media and Ethnic Minorities in Europe

  • Leen d'Haenens EMAIL logo and Christine Ogan
From the journal Communications


Across the countries of Europe and within the European Union, there seems to be no end to discussions of policies related to migrants – from the labor migrants who came to Europe more than 40 years ago to the continued requests from prospective migrants who want to immigrate for asylum and family formation. The discussions on what those policies should be, range from multiculturalism to integration and assimilation. Shifts in policies have occurred because of the slow economic and educational progress made by some migrants; by the post-9/11 changes in attitudes and behavior among some Muslim migrants, and by concerns over the increased size of the migrant population.

Published Online: 2007-08-20
Published in Print: 2007-06-19

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