Object

Title: Cultural integration: positive and negative perceptions (case of Tornio, Finland)

Creator:

Shlapeko, Ekaterina A. ; Stepanova, Svetlana V.

Date issued/created:

2018

Resource Type:

Article

Subtitle:

Geographia Polonica Vol. 91 No. 3 (2018)

Publisher:

IGiPZ PAN

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

24 cm

Abstract:

Increase in the migration flows has become a challenge in the world today. In Finland there is considerable shift in the number of migrants from Africa and the Middle East countries. The paper is based on the sociological research conducted in August-September, 2016 in Tornio (Finland). The empirical observations were gained from the interviews with 12 migrants and the questionnaires on the city Tornio attractiveness (73 locals) and the human mobility challenges (89 locals). The obtained results highlight the significant role of the communication activities with the joint participation of locals and newcomers in understanding each others’ culture, decreasing negative perceptions and reactions in the integration process.

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Relation:

Geographia Polonica

Volume:

91

Issue:

3

Start page:

301

End page:

315

Format:

File size 2,6 MB ; application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:66341 ; 0016-7282 (print) ; 2300-7362 (online) ; 10.7163/GPol.0122

Source:

CBGiOS. IGiPZ PAN, call nos.: Cz.2085, Cz.2173, Cz.2406 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

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Creative Commons Attribution BY 4.0 license

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Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Central Library of Geography and Environmental Protection. Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS

Projects co-financed by:

European Union. European Regional Development Fund ; Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure

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