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Looking for Weak Ties: Using a Mixed Methods Approach to Capture Elusive Connections

In the first of our new videocast series, Louise Ryan introduces her recent paper on the social networks of migrants and the role that weak ties play in finding jobs commensurate with qualifications. Read more about this project on the SPERI blog. Originally posted 30th October 2016

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What does Brexit mean for disabled migrants and carers from the European Economic Area?

In this podcast our managing editor, Michaela Benson, discusses the implications of Brexit for disabled EEA migrants and carers with Dieuwertje Dyi Huijg, Yraegael Alexis and Christiane Link, chair of Disire. Originally posted 16th February 2018.

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Negotiating Employability: Zimbabwean High Skilled Migrants and their Capitals

By Roda Madziva, Juliet Thondhlana, Simon McGrath Migration, settlement and employment in a new country have always been linked strongly to kinship and friendship networks. However, the exact mechanisms operating and their relative importance continue to be a matter of academic debate. Our recently published paper in the Sociological Review: ‘Negotiating employability: migrant capitals and […]

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