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Integration policy in Britain and France after the SecondWorld War
Eleanor Passmore and Andrew S. Thompson

-war period and the political process of decolonisation. By contrasting aspects of UK policies with those adopted by France, which experienced comparable trends in migration from existing and former colonies, it also explores how far the differences between the French Republican and British multicultural models of integration influenced the development of social policies targeted at migrants

in Empire, migration and identity in the British world
Immigration, welfare and housing in Britain and France, 1945–1974
Jim House and Andrew S. Thompson

Thus the pressure from social advocacy movements to improve immigrant welfare does not appear to have been quite as strong as in France; it did not partially re-frame official discourses, nor did it (yet) change the terms of public debate. The foundations of the Britishmulticultural state’ Alongside restrictive border controls, the two other central features of Britain

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Mapping the contours of the British World
Kent Fedorowich and Andrew S. Thompson

arrivals as decolonisation gathered pace? How far did they tackle racial discrimination, and what were the differences between French Republican and British multicultural models of integration as each nation sought, eventually, to restrict the flow of these new immigrants? What this chapter gives us is not only a deeper understanding of the complex forces at work as two of the largest decolonising powers

in Empire, migration and identity in the British world