Making Precarious Immigrant Families and Weaving the Danish Welfare Nation-State Fabric 1970-2010

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Marta Padovan-Özdemir, Bolette Moldenhawer

This article revisits the state-immigrant nexus by exploring the making of immigrant schoolchildren and their families as precarious elements in the population management of the Danish welfare nation-state. The emphasis is on how immigrant schoolchildren and their families have become a problem, and what forms of knowledge, differentiations, technologies and rationalities emerge from the efforts made to understand and solve the problem(s) since their appearance on Danish territory from the 1970s and onwards. The article explores a diverse set of historical-empirical national and local government documents advancing a polyhedron of intelligibility by which the authors discover how problem-solving complexes responsive to immigrant schoolchildren and their families change and overlay each other in a diachronic perspective. The argument presented is that the problem-solving complexes reflect the ambiguous (re)crafting of the Danish welfare nation-state faced with intensified South-North/East-West labour immigration, UN-mandated refugee distribution and global economic restructuring.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftRace Ethnicity and Education
Vol/bind20
Udgave nummer6
Sider (fra-til)723-736
Antal sider14
ISSN1361-3324
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2017

    Forskningsområder

  • Det Humanistiske Fakultet - Immigrant schoolchildren and their families; state-immigrant nexus; population management; welfare nation-state; state-crafting; Denmark

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