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Student
Title
Supervisor
Faculty
Educational Programme
Final Grade
Year of Graduation
Elena Gilmanova
Self-Identification of People from Immigrant Russian-Speaking Environment in Germany (case of Berlin)
Politics. Economics. Philosophy
(Master’s programme)
2018
Researchers interested in how migrants take themselves, while identities and belonging get complex in today’s pluralistic society. Germany is a specific case, as government implemented several resettlement programs thus themselves distinguished the certain groups. The main research question: In what way do Russian-speaking immigrants in Germany, in its capital, Berlin, identify themselves and whether their self-identification is affected by the programs, aimed at their integration and that provided them with different conditions for inclusion in German society.

Main results have demonstrated the diverse types of self-identification. However, there were no a strong effect of the programs. There were the fairly high significance of social circle, citizenship, an urban environment for the construction of self-identification model.

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