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A Fragmented Diaspora:

Iranians in Sweden

Shahram Khosravi

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Annemarie Sorescu-Marinković

REFERENCES Anthias, F. (1998). Evaluating “Diaspora”: Beyond Ethnicity? Sociology , 32(3): 557-580. Bommes, M., Sciortino, G. (2011). In lieu of a conclusion. Steps towards a conceptual framework for the study of irregular migration. In M. Bommes and G. Sciortino (eds.): Foggy Social Structures. Irregular Migration, European Labour Markets and the Welfare State . Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, pp. 213-228. Brubaker, R. (2005). The “diasporadiaspora. Ethnic and Racial Studies , 28(1): 1-19. Comments Government Serbia. (2009

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Valeriu Mosneaga

References The Constitution of the Republic of Moldova, 29.07.1994. // Monitorul Oficial 1, 18.08.1994,; Law №1245/18.07.2002 on preparing the Citizens for their Country Defence. // Monitorul Oficial 137-138, 10.10.2002, Presidential Decree Nr.1638-II / 30.08.2000 on support persons from Moldova residing abroad and work with them. // Monitorul Oficial nr.1115, 05.09.2000,

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Helen Kim

. East Asians in Germany are often perceived to be the “model minority” and have generally been considered to have integrated successfully into the German society. Similar to the Americans, Asians are often considered as “industrious”, “hard working”, “quiet” and “law abiding”. In particular, the second-generation diaspora is often seen as being very successful and fully integrated into the German society, with high levels of economic and educational achievement. This positive stereotyping reinforces the view that East Asians are a homogenous and monolithic racial

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Ágnes Vass

References Anthias F. (1998). Evaluating diaspora: Beyond ethnicity? Sociology. Vol. 32, No.3, 559. Bárdi N. (2013). Different Images of the Future of the Hungarian Communities in Neighbouring Countries, 1989–2012 . European Rewiev. Vol. 21, No.4, 531. Bosniak L. (2002). Multiple Nationality and the Postnational Transformation of Citizenship . Virginia Journal of International Law. Vol. 4, 979–1003. Brand L. A. (2006). Citizens Abroad: Emigration and the State int he Middle East and North Africa. Cambridge . Cambridge University Press

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Daniella Trimboli

1 Introduction Grant Farred (2009) argues that diasporic stories are simultaneously in context and out of context: reflective of new places but always referential of old places — and none of these places are stable. He writes: To be diasporised is to be articulated to, disarticulated from and rearticulated through, a context that is outside the place from where the subject speaks. The fallibilities and insufficiencies inherent to the diaspora emerge out of context beyond the place of speaking ... That precarious, and precariously disadvantaged, position

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Minoo Alinia and Barzoo Eliassi

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Diaspora Formation Among Kurds In Sweden

Transborder citizenship and politics of belonging

Khalid Khayati and Magnus Dahlstedt

References Ahmadzadeh, H 2003, Nation and novel: a study of Persian and Kurdish narrative discourse, Uppsala University, Uppsala. Alinia, M 2004, Spaces of diasporas: Kurdish identities, experiences of otherness and politics of belonging, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg. Alinia, M 2007, “Den kurdiska diasporan - en transnationell rörelse för hem och gemenskap”, in Transnationella rum: diaspora, migration och gränsöverskridande relationer, eds E Olsson et al., Borea, Umeå. Alinia, M 2008, ‘Ett

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Henry Mainsah

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Gloria Macri

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