|Title:||FROM NATION STATE TO MIGRATION STATE|
Vol. 3, No 2, 2010
Published date: 20-11-2010 (print) / 20-11-2010 (online)
Economics & Sociology
ISSN: 2071-789X, eISSN: 2306-3459
|Keywords:||international migration, ‘multicultural society’, Western Nation-state|
International migration and its consequences – the integration of newcomers to a society – has, in just a few years’ time, developed from a purely demographic phenomenon into an issue that has altered the ‘being’ of the Western Nation-state in all its facets. The topic largely dominates the political debate in Flanders, Belgium and at the level of the European Union.