Children of Post-Soviet Transnationalism

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Aikokul Maksutova

Integration Potential of Labour Migrants from Central Asia in Russia

ISBN 978-3-643-91131-5
Band-Nr. 22
Jahr 2019
Seiten 320
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Gesellschaftliche Transformationen/Societal Transformations

Artikelnummer: 978-3-643-91131-5 Kategorien: , ,


This book is devoted to the question of
incorporation of labour migrants from three migrant-sending
countries of Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and
Uzbekistan, in Russia. The research results draw on the
primary field data gathered among hard-to-reach and `hidden‘
populations of Moscow including undocumented migrants and
female migrants, who are systematically lost by definition
and largely underrepresented in social integration studies.
The author concludes that even in the context of a
pervasively hostile receiving environment, labour migrants
develop different propensities towards social integration
into the host society, including an assimilative attitude,
shaped by individual migration motivations, backgrounds and

Trained as a peace and conflict analyst and
research methodologist, Aikokul Maksutova is an active
researcher from Kyrgyzstan who advocates socially inclusive
and gender sensitive approaches to social research in
Central Asia.