Migration policy and collective identity:
the case of the russian-germans in Germany


Zeveleva O.I.,

Doctoral Student, Department of Sociology, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Researcher, Laboratory of Political Studies NRU HSE, olga.zeveleva@gmail.com



DOI: 10.17976/jpps/2014.06.09
For citation:

Zeveleva O.I. Migration policy and collective identity: the case of the russian-germans in Germany. – Polis. Political Studies. 2014. No. 6. P. 114-126. (In Russ.). https://doi.org/10.17976/jpps/2014.06.09



Abstract

This article examines the question of identity construction among migrants by looking at the case of the Russian-Germans in Germany. The article summarizes an empirical study on the German repatriation program and on the biographies of Russian-Germans who migrated to Germany from former Soviet states in the 1990s and 2000s. The author employs a critical discourse analysis of institutions, organizations and publications related to the German repatriation program, as well as a biographical analysis of narrative interviews conducted with Russian-Germans in Germany. The author has analyzed descriptions of personal biographies and family histories across generations and has sought to answer the question of how, when and where a collective identity narrative is constructed.

Keywords
collective identity; migration; Russian-Germans; repatriation; narratives; discourse analysis.


Content No. 6, 2014

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