What is it about?

This article examines how receiving communities perceive the effects of internal migration.

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The findings suggest entrenched stereotypes established during the communist-era remain prominent in patterns of stigmatization and maintenance of social distance.


The article points to underlying tensions between the desire to protect local culture and tradition, while ensuring the continued viability of small settlements in the face of threats of depopulation.

Dr Remus Cretan
west university of Timisoara

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This page is a summary of: Internal migration and stigmatization in the rural Banat region of Romania, Identities, August 2022, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/1070289x.2022.2109276.
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