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New forms of intra-European migration, labour market dynamics and social inequality in Europe

Roland Verwiebe, Laura Wiesböck, Roland Teitzer


This article deals mainly with new forms of Intra-European migration, processes of integration and inequality, and the dynamics of emerging transnational labour markets in Europe. We discuss these issues against the background of fundamental changes which have been taking place on the European continent over the past two decades. Drawing on available comparative European data, we examine, in a first step, whether the changes in intra-European migration patterns have been accompanied by a differentiation of the causes of migration. In a second step, we discuss the extent to which new forms of transnational labour markets have been emerging within Europe and their effects on systems of social stratification.


Intra-European Migration; Social Inequality; non-EU migrants; Transnational Labour Markets

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