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Migratory Movements of Georgia's Greek Community

The Impact of Current Socio-economic Transformations

by Nika Loladze (Author)
Thesis 142 Pages

Table Of Content

  • Cover
  • Title
  • Copyright Page
  • The Author
  • About the Book
  • Dedication
  • Acknowledgements
  • Contents
  • List of Maps
  • List of Figures
  • Chapter I. Introduction
  • 1.1 Research questions
  • 1.2 Current state of research
  • 1.3 Methodology and sampling
  • 1.3.1 Semi-​structured questionnaire
  • 1.3.2 Quantitative questionnaire
  • 1.3.3 Sampling and data processing
  • 1.4 Outline
  • Chapter II. Theoretical framework
  • 2.1 Neoclassical economic theory
  • 2.2 The new economics of labor migration
  • 2.3 Dual/​Segmented labor market theory
  • 2.4 World-​systems theory
  • 2.5 Migration networks theory
  • 2.6 Theoretical synthesis
  • Chapter III. Greeks in Georgia: historical, spatial, and socio-​cultural characteristics
  • 3.1 Settlement history
  • 3.2 Ethnic structure and ethno-​demographic processes
  • 3.2.1 Russian Empire
  • 3.2.2 The Soviet Union
  • 3.2.2.1 Trends in the rural-​urban distribution
  • 3.2.3 Independent Georgia
  • 3.3 Kvemo Kartli
  • 3.4 Samtskhe-​Javakheti
  • 3.5 Abkhazia
  • 3.6 Adjara
  • Chapter IV. The Greek Community of Georgia and Soviet repressions
  • 4.1 1928–​33 Dekulakization
  • 4.2 1937–​38 NKVD’s Greek Operation
  • 4.3 Deportations
  • Chapter V. Emigration from Georgia
  • 5.1 Labor migration: the most important factor
  • 5.1.1 (Un)Employment: background and current rates
  • 5.1.2 Poverty
  • 5.2 Emigration routes and country comparisons
  • 5.2.1 Main vectors of emigration
  • 5.2.2 Comparison of GDP per capita (PPP)
  • 5.2.3 Comparison of labor markets
  • 5.2.4 Average wages
  • 5.3 Ethnicity and socio-​economic ties: aspects of privilege and (dis)advantages in origin and destination countries
  • 5.3.1 Post-​Soviet nationalist challenges in Georgia
  • 5.3.2 Greek migration policy and “privileged labor migration”
  • 5.3.3 The Russian vector and the importance of socio-​cultural background
  • Chapter VI. Discussion
  • Chapter VII. Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Appendix

Details

Pages
142
ISBN (PDF)
9783631859704
ISBN (ePUB)
9783631859711
ISBN (MOBI)
9783631859728
ISBN (Book)
9783631847268
Language
English
Publication date
2021 (September)
Published
Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien, 2021. 142 pp., 29 fig. b/w, 8 tables.

Biographical notes

Nika Loladze (Author)

Nika Loladze is Lecturer in Migration Studies at the Caucasus University, Tbilisi, and postdoctoral researcher at the New Europe College Bucharest. He holds a PhD in Social and Cultural Sciences from European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder). His research focuses on post-Soviet transformations, migration and border processes in the Caucasus.

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