Post-War and Post-Accession Polish Migrants in Manchester
The investigation is based around a case study looking at two very different groups of Polish migrants in Manchester: those who settled in the city after the Second World War and those who arrived after Poland joined the European Union in 2004. A comparison of the two groups reveals a fascinating transformation in the process of identity formation, which has led to the clearly defined modern identity of the post-war migrants being replaced by a postmodern, multidimensional sense of self in the post-accession migrants.
Chapter 1 Mapping Identity
Chapter 1 Mapping Identity Identity is formed through the self-definition and self-conception of a person, which in the case of social identity is based on a feeling of belong- ing and of being recognized as part of a particular social group. Poli...
You are not authenticated to view the full text of this chapter or article.
This site requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books or journals.
Do you have any questions? Contact us.Or login to access all content.