Glorius, Birgit

Return Migration and Regional Development in Europe

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Mobility Against the Stream? New Concepts, Methodological Approaches and Regional Perspectives on Return Migration in Europe
Thilo Lang, Birgit Glorius, Robert Nadler, Zoltán Kovács

Part I. Conceptual Approaches Towards Return Migration in Europe

2. Circular Migration as (New) Strategy in Migration Policy? Lessons from Historical and Sociological Migration Research
Ludger Pries

3. Return Migrants as Knowledge Brokers and Institutional Innovators: New Theoretical Conceptualisations and the Example of Poland
Katrin Klein-Hitpaß

4. Migration in Working Lives: Looking Back after Return; a Structure and Agency Approach
Izabela Grabowska

5. Transnational Entrepreneurs in the Western Balkans: A Comparative Study of Serbian and Albanian Migrants and Returnees
Jelena Predojevic-Despic, Tanja Pavlov, Svetlana Milutinovic, Brikena Balli

Part II. Researching Return Migration: Research Methods, Implementation and Results

6. Temporary Labour Migration from Eastern Europe: The Role of Human Capital Investment and Migration Agencies
Alexander M. Danzer, Barbara Dietz

7. Measuring Return Migration: The Example of Eastern German Labour Return from Western Germany
Robert Nadler

8. The Counter-Diasporic Migration of Turkish-Germans to Turkey: Gendered Narratives of Home and Belonging
Russell King, Nilay Kılınç

9. ‘You’ll Have to Start Learning Irish Now’: Irish Return Migration and the Return of the Second Generation to the Connemara Gaeltacht Region
Rhona Ní Chearbhaill

Part III. New Regional Perspectives and Research Questions on Return Migration in Europe

10. Circularity Within the EU: The Return Intentions of Latvian Migrants
Zaiga Krisjane, Elina Apsite-Berina, Maris Berzins

11. Stay, Return or Move On? Mobility Decisions of International Students in Germany
Birgit Glorius

12. History, Memory and Remigration: Familial Cultures of Memory as a Background to the Return of Entrepreneurs to East Germany
Christine Blanckenburg

13. Why People of Turkish Origin Leave Germany and How They Feel in Turkey: Results of an Online Survey
Alexander Bürgin, Defne Erzene-Bürgin

14. An Easy Game? Experiences of ‘Homecoming’ in the Post-Socialist Context of Croatia and the Czech Republic
Caroline Hornstein Tomić, Sarah Scholl-Schneider

Part IV. Policy Recommendations and Conclusions

15. European National Policies Aimed at Stimulating Return Migration
Lajos Boros, Gábor Hegedűs

16. Conclusions: Current and Future Perspectives on Return Migration and Regional Development in Europe
Robert Nadler, Thilo Lang, Birgit Glorius, Zoltán Kovács

Keywords: Social Sciences, Organizational Studies, Economic Sociology, Area Studies, Sociology of Work, Urban Studies/Sociology, Human Geography

Publication year
New Geographies of Europe
Page amount
24 pages
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