TITLE

The Irish in Britain: settlers or transients?

AUTHOR(S)
Fitzpatrick, David
PUB. DATE
December 1992
SOURCE
Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Winter92, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents the summary of the paper, The Irish in Britain: Settlers or Transients, which was presented at the Irish in British History conference held on March 12, 1992 in Liverpool, England. The themes of settlement and transience have shaped contrasting historical interpretations of the Irish immigrant experience in nineteenth-century Great Britain. For those who have emphasized the alienation of Irish immigrants from the supposed British community, a second set of sources is exploited. Excess criminality and prostitution among Irish immigrants have been interpreted likewise, though according to a rival model these were predictable sources of supplementary income for marginal workers. Only by defining a multiplicity of networks, within Britain and beyond, may we hope to interpret the career strategies of particular immigrants, and the success with which they were pursued.
ACCESSION #
5839363

 

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