Homeland lost and gained: Croatian diaspora and refugees in Sweden

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Publication BookChapter
Title Homeland lost and gained: Croatian diaspora and refugees in Sweden
Author(s) Povrzanovic Frykman, Maja
Date 2002
Editor(s) Al-Ali, Nadje; Kosher, Khalid
English abstract
This chapter presents the impacts that the war in 1990s had for Croatian diasporas’ homeland-related sentiments and actions, and offers insights in the activities of the Croatian community in Malmö. Central are examples of the personal narratives of Croatian refugees from Bosnia-Hercegovina. They are compared to the narratives of the Croats living in Sweden for several decades. Although people quoted are co-ethnics who occupy an equal legal position in Sweden (being Swedish citizens), their narrations on home and homeland show considerable differences.
Publisher Routledge
Host/Issue New Approaches to Migration? Transnational communities and the transformation of home
ISBN 0-415-25432-9
Pages 118-137
Language eng (iso)
Subject(s) homeland
diaspora
Croats
Humanities/Social Sciences
Research Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES
Research Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/2043/5223 (link to this page)

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