Université de Neuchâtel

Cities, Migrant Incorporation, and Ethnicity: A Network Perspective on Boundary Work

Dahinden, Janine

In: Journal of International Migration and Integration, 2013, vol. 14, no. 1, p. 39-60

n this article, I am interested in the different types of boundaries emerging in a city characterized by a highly diverse population. The analysis of the personal social networks of 250 inhabitants of a small Swiss City—different types of migrants as well as non-migrants—supplemented by data from qualitative interviews brings to light the important categories for the creation of boundaries...

Université de Neuchâtel

Cities, migrant incorporation and ethnicity : A network perspective on boundary work

Dahinden, Janine

(Working Papers MAPS ; 5)

In this article, I am interested in the different types of boundaries emerging in a city that is characterized by a highly diverse population. The analysis of the personal social networks of 250 inhabitants of a small Swiss city – different types of migrants as well as non-migrants – supplemented by data from qualitative interviews, brings to light the relevant factors for the network...

Université de Neuchâtel

Cabaret Dancers’s Transnationality

Dahinden, Janine

(Working Papers MAPS ; 3)

Cabaret dancers working in night clubs in Switzerland represent a heterogeneous group that embodies a particular form of female mobility. Some of them are genuinely “world travelers”: they work in erotic clubs in Switzerland, Japan, or Lebanon, go home regularly to be with their children or their families, or continue their education. In this article, I am interested in understanding the...