Identities in migration

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© 2017 CSIC. Young Catalans in London build their identity as immigrants in a close dialectic between their own imaginary about immigration in their country of origin and British perceptions of them. Given the negative stigma attached to the category of «immigrant», not all recognise themselves as such. Some simply refuse to acknowledge they belong to this category, while others use the projection of prejudices on immigrants towards Spaniards as a strategy from which they distance themselves by establishing a distinction between Catalans and Spaniards.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-49
JournalRevista de Dialectologia y Tradiciones Populares
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017


  • Cultural narratives
  • Emigration
  • Europe
  • Identities
  • Transnationalism
  • Youth


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