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2 Sicilian Twerps and Afghan Boys: Translating Identity Issues into English from Italian Children’s Literature in 1966 and 2011 (Claudia Alborghetti)
2 Sicilian Twerps and Afghan Boys: Translating Identity Issues into English from Italian Children’s Literature in 1966 and 2011
In recent years the ever-increasing number of immigrants reaching Italy has undermined the identity of Europe at large. This unprecedented flow has forced institutional bodies first in Italy, then in Europe, to adjust existing regulations in order to implement a balanced redistribution policy among European countries. Nevertheless, after the first arrivals of Albanian immigrants in Italy in 1991, the Migration Policy Centre tracked 922,971 illegal migrants between 1998 and 2015 (
Although European governments understood “the importance of better integrating their minority populations into mainstream national ←29 | 30→life” (Spellman 2008: 58), the...
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