• The Post-EU-Integration Migration of the Polish and Intergenerational Relations: The case of health professionals migrating from Poland to the UK

    The paper aims at analysing the effects of migration of Polish health professionals to the UK following Poland’s accession to the European Union. The research examines the impact on both the economy and the society, in particular in the context of intergenerational relations.

    The first part depicts the context of the migration processes. The second one, presents major theories of migration and intergenerational relations relevant to the case study. Thirdly, it analyses the scale of the health professionals’ migration, as well as benefits and costs of migration for their homeland country and the society, particularly, the changes to intergenerational relations within the family.

  • Immigration Processes in Lithuania: Social developments of Chinese and Turkish immigrant groups

    This paper is based on qualitative research analysing the dynamics of the immigration processes in Lithuania. It discloses the social developments of so-called ‘new immigrant’ groups – particularly those from China and Turkey – by analysing and comparing their current social situation in Lithuania. The results of the research provide the most up-to-date empirical data available on the peculiarities of Chinese and Turkish immigration to Lithuania, including the social developments and forms of social organisation of immigrant groups; their internal and external social resources, and their integration and immigration experiences on an individual and group level.

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