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Juggling Between Two Worlds
Sociocultural Change in Afghan Immigrant Women's Identity in Germany
Reihe: Ethnologie / Anthropology
Bd. 65, 2018, 248 S., 34.90 EUR, 34.90 CHF, br., ISBN 978-3-643-90923-7
Migration has been a life event for many Afghans during the past decades, with mass exoduses due to war, insecurity, and poverty. This book explores how Hazara migrant women reinterpret their narration of "self", ventilates opinions of their migratory lives and analyses ways Afghan immigrant women experience life in Germany. It presents an understanding how they experience sociocultural change as a consequence of their migratory experiences. It identifies contradictions in how Afghan immigrant women negotiate identity, belonging to and acquire status in the new society.