Turkish Muslims in a German city: Entrepreneurial and residential self-determination
作者: Sarah Hackett
作者单位: 1Senior Lecturer in Modern European History, School of Humanities and Cultural Industries, Bath Spa University. s.hackett@bathspa.ac.uk
刊名: Migration Letters, 2015, Vol.12 (1), pp.1-12
来源数据库: Transnational Press
原始语种摘要: Drawing upon a collection of oral history interviews, this paper offers an insight into entrepreneurial and residential patterns and behaviour amongst Turkish Muslims in the German city of Bremen. The academic literature has traditionally argued that Turkish migrants in Germany have been pushed into self-employment, low-quality housing and segregated neighbourhoods as a result of discrimination, and poor employment and housing opportunities. Yet the interviews reveal the extent to which Bremen’s Turkish Muslims’ performances and experiences have overwhelmingly been the consequences of personal choices and ambitions. For many of the city’s Turkish Muslim entrepreneurs, self-employment had been a long-term objective, and they have succeeded in establishing and running their businesses in...
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  • residential 居住的
  • employment 雇用
  • clientele 同client
  • housing 外壳
  • German 德国人
  • purchasing 采购
  • country 地方
  • their 他们的
  • loyalty 忠实
  • determination 测定