International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy: Volume 43 Issue 3/4


Table of contents - Special Issue: State policies and regulations towards migrant work in times of, and beyond, the COVID-19 pandemic

Guest Editors: Lisa Berntsen, Stefania Marino

The management of Covid19 pandemic and its impact on migrant farmworkers in Italy: anthropological insights

Cecilia Vergnano

Two important measures concerning the management of the workforce were introduced in Italy during the COVID-19–related health emergency: the regularization of irregular migrants…

The motility of posted workers during the COVID-19 pandemic: policies, trends and worker experiences in Austria

Sonila Danaj, Elif Naz Kayran, Leonard Geyer

To analyse the policies, posting trends and worker experiences during the pandemic, this study uses the concept of motility, i.e. workers' mobility capital, and examines how…

Essential? COVID-19 and highly educated Africans in Finland’s segmented labour market

Quivine Ndomo, Ilona Bontenbal, Nathan A. Lillie

The purpose of this paper is to characterise the position of highly educated African migrants in the Finnish labour market and to examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on…

State of care for EU mobile workers' rights in the Dutch meat sector in times of, and beyond, COVID-19

Lisa Berntsen, Anita Böcker, Tesseltje De Lange, Sandra Mantu, Natalia Skowronek

With a focus on the position of EU mobile workers in the Dutch meat industry, this article discusses the multi-level State efforts to enhance protection of workers who experienced…

Economic migrants in the Czech segmented labour market: Covid-19 as a magnifying glass

Olga Gheorghiev

This study examines Covid-19-related policies as a showcase for priorities in migration governance, the role of the state and employers’ associations, as well as gaps in social…

Multilevel governance, community and emergency management during the pandemic: migrants in Japan

Deborah J. Milly

Building on perspectives from the study of multilevel governance, migrants' inclusion and emergency management, this article asks how differences across national regulations for…

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