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Dr. Camilla Devitt

Assistant Professor (Sociology)


Camilla Devitt's research focuses on the politics of immigration and social policies in Western Europe, with particular interests in labour migration, labour markets and healthcare. Her research also investigates the determinants of immigration, migrant experiences in Western European labour markets and social attitudes. She is a co-editor (with E. M. Immergut, K. M. Anderson and T. Popic) of Health Politics in Europe: A Handbook (2021, Oxford University Press). Her work has also appeared in various academic journals including the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Socio-Economic Review, Social Politics, Journal of European Social Policy and Social Policy and Administration. She teaches political sociology, economic sociology and race, ethnicity and identity at TCD. She has been a Principal Investigator in various European projects, including the Norface funded The Paradox of Health State Futures project (April 2015-August 2018). She received her PhD in political and social sciences from the European University Institute (EUI), Florence.
 Assessing and Enhancing Integration in Workplaces' project (WORK-INT)
 Labour Migration Governance (LAB-MIG-GOV)
 METOIKOS: Circular migration patterns in Southern and Central Eastern Europe: Challenges and opportunities for migrants and policy makers

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The Admission Of Foreign Workers To Italy: Closing The 'Gap' With Northern Europe in, editor(s)Finotelli, Claudia Ponzo, Irene , Migration Control Logics and Strategies in Europe: A North-South Comparison, Dordrecht, Springer, 2023, pp189 - 207, [Devitt, Camilla], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  DOI
Camilla Devitt, Continuity and Change in Immigration Regimes: An Institutionalist Analysis of Italian Labor Immigration Regulations 1990-2020, Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, 2023, Notes: [DOI: 10.1080/15562948.2023.2180128], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Merve Sancak, Massimo D'Angelo, Nicola Chelotti, Almina Beši, Metin Çorabatir, Neli Demireva, Camilla Devitt, Claudia Diaz, Buket Bahar Divrak et al, Challenges and opportunities for the employment of refugees in late industrialising countries, Loughborough University London, October, 2023, p1 - 17, Report, PUBLISHED  DOI
Sprong, Stefanie and Camilla Devitt, Onwards and upwards? The Educational and Occupational Expectations of Irish Teens of migrant descent, British Journal of Sociology of Education, 43, (7), 2022, p1032-1051 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Camilla Devitt, Beyond Financial Constraints: The politics of Irish health system reform in the aftermath of the Great Recession, Social Policy and Administration, 56, (7), 2022, p1006-1021 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Ellen Immergut Karen Anderson Camilla Devitt Tamara Popic, Health Politics in Europe: A Handbook, First edition, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2021, 1 - 1048pp, Book, PUBLISHED  URL
Ireland in, editor(s)Immergut, Ellen Anderson, Karen Devitt Camilla Popic, Tamara , Health Politics in Europe: A Handbook, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2021, pp75 - 115, [Devitt, Camilla], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Camilla Devitt, Ruth Milkman, Immigrant Labor and the New Precariat, Sociology, 56, (1), 2021, p165 - 182, p204-205 , Notes: [], Review, PUBLISHED  DOI
Schneider, Simone and Camilla Devitt, Accessing healthcare in times of economic growth and economic downturn: evidence from Ireland, European Journal of Social Policy, 28, (4), 2018, p357 - 369, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Schneider, Simone and Camilla Devitt, How do the Foreign-Born Rate Host Country Health Systems? Evidence from Ireland, The Economic and Social Review, 49, (1), 2018, p45 - 71, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL

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Camilla Devitt, Legal Employment Channels for Third-Country Nationals in the EU 25, Report for European Parliament Brussels, 2005, -, Miscellaneous, PUBLISHED