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Macalester College

Publication Date

Spring 2006

Program Name

Cyprus: Transnational Identities and Intercommunal Relations

Abstract

This research explores the phenomenon of rapidly increasing migration to the Greek Cypriot community. Through observation and interviews with migrants (including domestic workers, laborers, students, and asylum seekers) and Greek Cypriots the research explores the impact of residence in a foreign country on the migrants identity, questions feelings of belonging and integration in Greek Cypriot society, and asks Greek Cypriots how they perceive the migrant community. Additionally policy recommendations are made based on the ideas and problems faced by the interviewees.

Disciplines

Demography, Population, and Ecology

 

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