Remigration to Post-Socialist Europe

ab 34,90 

Caroline Hornstein Tomic, Robert Pichler, Sarah Scholl-Schneider (eds.)

Hopes and Realities of Return

ISBN 978-3-643-91025-7
Band-Nr. 3
Jahr 2018
Seiten 468
Bindung broschiert
Reihe ERSTE Foundation Series

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Returning migrants have been involved in post-socialist
transformation processes all across Eastern and Southeastern
Europe. Engaged in politics, the economy, science and
education, arts and civil society, return migrants have
often exerted crucial influence on state and nation-building
processes and on social and cultural transformations.
However, remigration not only comprises stories of
achievements, but equally those of failed integration,
marginalization, non-participation and lost potential –
these are mostly stories untold. The contributions to this
volume shed light on processes of return migration to
various Eastern and Southeastern European countries from
multidisciplinary perspectives. Particular attention is paid
to anthropological approaches that aim to understand the
complexities of return migration from individual

Caroline Hornstein Tomic is Senior Research
Associate at the Institute of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar in

Robert Pichler is Senior Researcher at the Department for
Balkan Studies at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in

Sarah Scholl-Schneider is Assistant Professor for Cultural
Anthropology at Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz.