Narratives about Migratory Experiences and Homeland among the Albanians from the Republic of Macedonia [chapter]

Ivaylo Markov
2019 Contemporary Migration Trends and Flows on the Territory of Southeast Europe  
The article focuses on two groups of migratory narratives collected by the author among the Albanian labour migrants from the Republic of Macedonia. The first group refers to temporary migration, i.e. to migrants going to work abroad, but with the idea that after a while they will return to their place of origin. The second reflects the changes in migratory trends showing the experience as well as the perceptions about those who have settled abroad and have raised their children and
more » ... n there. The main aim of the article is to critically examine these different narratives and stories about migratory experiences, migrants' attitudes toward their place of origin and perceptions about where "home" is.
doi:10.17234/9789531756525.5 fatcat:hv3hela5djdsjh7pieksih6p24