Introduzione. Peculiarità dell’immigrazione in Sicilia

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[automatically translated] What happens when, after a long and troubled journey to Europe, land of opulence and rights, you end up in a shabby its periphery, such as the Italian Mezzogiorno? What happens to those migrants who by choice, by chance or by force are found in Sicily, the region from which even today people emigrate to seek their fortune elsewhere? The obvious difference between North and South is not held in due consideration when reflecting on the phenomenon of immigration in Italy. It neglects to observe that if the economic conditions, the culture, the social fabric of the region in which migrants are placed vary, will also vary the relationships between natives and foreigners, the economic role played by migrants, integration and ways of ' exclusion. For example, Sicily is the region in which the percentage are more irregular, yet where the foreign crime is lower and also less strong fear. The article introduces the volume, based on data and observations, discusses a number of peculiarities of immigration in Cuba.
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationAsilo/Esilio. Donne migranti e richiedenti asilo in Sicilia
Number of pages25
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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