Consequences of intensified foreign emigration for local civil society (on the example of Opole Voivodeship)


Abstract

The subject of research undertaken in this article is to analyze the consequences of intensified foreign emigration for local civil society in Opole Voivodeship. On the basis of selected theories of emigration, related to social capital, the most important relationships existing between these categories has been established. This study considers, first and foremost, the impact of foreign emigration on the social sphere, at the individual, family and community level, and on selected demographic and economic aspects. The paper presents the real prospect of economic migration, based on statistical data, expert reports and scientific publications, as well as the prospect of media associated with the analysis of regional press discourse.


Keywords

labour emigration; social capital; local civil society


Published : 2015-12-10


Janusek-Krysińska, N., & Riedel, R. (2015). Consequences of intensified foreign emigration for local civil society (on the example of Opole Voivodeship). Pogranicze. Polish Borderlands Studies, 3(2), 149-174. https://doi.org/10.25167/ppbs487

Nikola Janusek-Krysińska  n.janusek-krysinska@wp.pl
University of Opole, Institute of Political Science  Poland
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5620-5396
Rafał Riedel 
University of Opole, Institute of Political Science  Poland
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8344-2944


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