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Université de Fribourg

The Promise of Decent Care and the Problem of Poor Working Conditions : Double Movements Around Live-In Care In Austria

Aulenbacher, Brigitte ; Leiblfinger, Michael ; Prieler, Veronika

In: sozialpolitik.ch, 2020, vol. 2, no. 5, p. Article: 2.5

Over the last decades, the marketization of live-in care for the elderly in Austria has been accompanied by new forms of regulation and the contestation surrounding this type of care provision. The article analyzes this process as a Polanyian double movement – the movement of a market-driven provision of care and organization of care work, and countermovements seeking protection from its...

Université de Neuchâtel

Wirkungszusammenhänge Migration, Integration und Rückkehr : eine Literaturanalyse im Auftrag des SEM in Erfüllung des Postulats 16.3790 «Migration. Langfristige Folgen der Integration»

Ruedin, Didier ; Efionayi-Mäder, Denise ; Üllen, Sanda ; Bilger, Veronika ; Hofmann, Martin

(SFM Studies ; 75d)

Am 29. September 2016 hat die Fraktion der Schweizerischen Volkspartei im Nationalrat das Postulat 16.3790 «Migration. Langfristige Folgen der Integration» eingereicht. Das Postulat greift vier thematisch breite Fragestellungen zu Migration, Integration und Rückkehr von Migranten und Migrantinnen in ihr Herkunftsland auf (siehe Anhang 1). In seiner Stellungnahme wies der Bundesrat darauf hin,...

Université de Neuchâtel

Corrélations entre migration, intégration et retour : analyse de la littérature sur mandat du SEM en réponse au postulat 16.3790 « Migration. Conséquences à long terme de l’intégration »

Ruedin, Didier ; Efionayi-Mäder, Denise ; Üllen, Sanda ; Bilger, Veronika ; Hofmann, Martin

(SFM Studies ; 75f)

Le 29 septembre 2016, le Groupe de l’Union démocratique du centre a déposé au Conseil national le postulat 16.3790 « Migration. Conséquences à long terme de l’intégration ». Celui-ci pose quatre vastes questions en lien avec la migration, l’intégration et le retour de migrants dans leur pays d’origine (cf. annexe 1). Dans son avis, le Conseil fédéral indique qu’il est...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Labour market outcomes : Careers, transitions and durations

Malfitano, Paolo ; Maggi, Rico (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2020 ; 2020ECO004.

This thesis contributes to labour economics by considering a wide range of factors influencing career paths, transitions to self- employment and duration in entrepreneurship. In the past literature, several studies have analysed labour market outcomes, transitions and durations. Nevertheless, there is the need of knowing more about the influence of individual and background characteristics on...

Université de Neuchâtel

Between Flows and Places: Conceptualizing the Migration-Mobility Nexus

Hoffmeyer-Zlotnik, Paula

(nccr on the move ; 25)

This paper sets out to conceptualize the nexus between migration and mobility as the connection between two contrasting perspectives on human movement. I use the notion of a “nexus” as an analytical lens to identify connections, overlaps or contradictions between the terms “migration” and “mobility”. I find that although migration and mobility are often seen as distinct phenomena, the...

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Université de Neuchâtel

Negotiating research in the shadow of migration control: access, knowledge and cognitive authority

Rosset, Damian ; Achermann, Christin

In: Social Anthropology, 2019, vol. 27, no. 51, p. 49-67

This article recounts the failure to gain access to the Swiss asylum agency's ‘country of origin information’ (COI) unit and how it negatively impacted access to similar research sites in Europe. As producers of indispensable expert knowledge, these units play an important instrumental and symbolic role in asylum procedures and policies. Interpreted as a situated case of knowledge control,...

Université de Neuchâtel

Switzerland – Really Europe's Heart of Darkness?

Manatschal, Anita

In: Swiss Political Science Review (SPSR), 2015, vol. 21, no. 1, p. 23-35

Immigration is a prominent and contested global topic of contemporary politics. Several recent popular votes targeting migration such as the minaret initiative, the automatic deportation initiative, and most recently the vote on “mass immigration”, evoke however the impression that Switzerland sets particularly harsh standards in migration policy. Based on historical evidence on Swiss...

Université de Neuchâtel

Taking Cantonal Variations of Integration Policy Seriously — or How to Validate International Concepts at the Subnational Comparative Level

Manatschal, Anita

In: Swiss Political Science Review (SPSR), 2011, vol. 17, no. 3, p. 336-357

Subnational varieties of immigrant integration policy, which are particularly salient in federal states, remain largely neglected by migration studies. Following Lijphart, who long demanded to verify international research at the subnational level, this study aims at capturing subnational policy variations using the example of Swiss cantons. In line with international approaches, cantonal...

Université de Neuchâtel

Do Integration Policies Affect Immigrants' Voluntary Engagement? An Exploration at Switzerland's Subnational Level

Manatschal, Anita ; Stadelmann-Steffen, Isabelle

In: Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 2014, vol. 40, no. 3, p. 404-423

This paper investigates whether integration policies influence immigrants' propensity to volunteer, the latter being an important element of immigrants' integration into the host society. By distinguishing different categories of integration policies at Switzerland's subnational level and applying a Bayesian multilevel approach, our results suggest varying policy effects: while policies fostering...

Université de Neuchâtel

Path-dependent or dynamic? Cantonal integration policies between regional citizenship traditions and right populist party politics

Manatschal, Anita

In: Ethnic and Racial Studies, 2012, vol. 35, no. 2, p. 281-297

Immigrant integration policies are commonly assumed to be shaped by traditional understandings of citizenship and belonging. Accordingly, such policy frameworks are considered path-dependent and thus stable over time. The recent surge of radical right anti-immigrant parties in many Western European countries challenges this stability-thesis. Several scholars contend that this change in the party...