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#1Kathleen Dixon (UND: University of North Dakota)H-Index: 1
ABSTRACTThe past few decades have witnessed an unprecedented outflow of Korean Chinese migrating from the People’s Republic of China (hereafter China) to the Republic of Korea (hereafter South Korea), leaving increasing numbers of Korean–Chinese families separated. Existing research predominantly depicts the Korean–Chinese children of transnational families as a vulnerable group that lacks parenting and is prone to problematic behavior. Based on in-depth interviews with Korean–Chinese university...
ABSTRACTThis article traces youth migration from Greece to Cyprus in the context of the ongoing economic crisis, and reveals the impact of labor conditions, precarity and mobility on the lives and aspirations of young migrants. I interrogate jointly the categories of “youth” and “migrant,” and argue that, far from being fixed, these are produced and redefined by the temporalizing and historicizing effects of the crisis, the former as a protracted state of being, and the latter as a phenomenon of...
It is universally accepted that the principles of social justice, human rights, collective responsibility and respect for diversities are central to social work. My thesis aims to investiga...
#1Anastasia Christou (Middlesex University)H-Index: 15
#2Andreas Herz (University of Hildesheim)H-Index: 5
#1Monica Roman (Bucharest University of Economic Studies)H-Index: 9
#2Laura-Mihaela Muresan (Bucharest University of Economic Studies)H-Index: 1
Last. Daniela Marinescu (Bucharest University of Economic Studies)H-Index: 2
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ABSTRACTSet against the backdrop of socio-economic and political developments in an Eastern European country – post-socialist Romania, a case in point – this paper explores the roles of volunteering as a type of international mobility, over the last two decades. By applying qualitative analysis, the study aims to shed light on new developments of Romanian international volunteering. It has the novel goal of explaining the benefits of international volunteering, as perceived by Romanian youth, an...
#1Kira Kosnick (Goethe University Frankfurt)H-Index: 4
This article examines comparatively the modalities of mobility as they relate to the ethnic club scenes that have emerged as leisure contexts for ethnic minority youth in different European metropolitan centers. Based on a four-year ethnographic research project that collected data in ethnic minority queer and heteronormative nightlife scenes, the article presents findings from Paris, London and Berlin that point to diverse articulations through which mobilities matter and can be realized by rac...
#1Domna Michail (UoWM: University of Western Macedonia)H-Index: 6
#2Anastasia Christou (Middlesex University)H-Index: 15
This paper explores various dimensions of “mobility” and “agency” among second-generation immigrants in Greece who have experienced the economic crisis throughout their studies at Higher Education Institutions. Following their studies in Greece, second-generation youth migrants graduated at a time when the crisis had already been leading hundreds of thousands of mostly highly skilled Greeks to emigration, resulting in a severe “brain drain” for Greece. First-generation immigrants’ investment in ...
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