The Immigrant as a Not-invented “Other”

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Krystyna Romaniszyn


The paper aims at discussing the problem of adaptation of newcomers who originate form distant cultures. In particular it aims at examining the cultural factor – a key dimension of the concept of the “other” that influence immigrants adaptation to the receiving society. The discussion enters into the wider phenomenon of the cultural determinants of migration and adaptation. It focuses on the encounters with the Muslim immigrants into the European Union states. The paper ends with brief notes on the migration discourses.

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