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Davide Gnes and Floris Vermeulen

-interest. 16 Besides more general institutionalised social expectations guiding behaviour, Weber also showed how specific sources of legitimacy, such as charisma, tradition or legal rationality, could have a great impact in shaping the subjective orientations of individuals, namely their obedience, towards

Johan Svanberg

Migration-Systems Approach A life story is a subjective autobiography, a genre with some specific characteristics. Öberg points out that events and social encounters are chosen by the narrator, and structured into a coherent and meaningful whole with the benefit of hindsight. The narrative is thus a

Migration History as a Transcultural History of Societies

New Perspectives on the Field’s United States Origins

Dirk Hoerder

practices and foundations for ethnic community-building had emerged. Their attention to immigrant subjectivity, cultural backgrounds, and transnational connections as well as ethnic politics left a long, if little-understood institutional legacy that ultimately flowered and gained hegemony in immigration

Donna R. Gabaccia

regular collaboration with local communities of recent immigrants and refugees. Already in the 1920s, the Minnesota School’s histories of immigration were defined by the use of local, non-English, immigrant-language archives and by a persistent focus on immigrant ethnicity, subjectivity, experience, and

Stacey A. Shaw

, including the prohibition of his work and accusations of Communist links. Humanitarian organisations may utilise subjective memory to enable cohesion and strengthen self-narratives, 75 but how does Fry’s experience as an advocate and foundational member of the organisation influence the agency

Deportations, the Spreading of Dissent and the Development of Democracy

The Confino on Ponza and Ventotene during Italian Fascism and its Political Aftermath

Francesca Falk

October 1945, E4264#1985/196#31816. 113 Ursula Hirschmann, Noi senzapatria (Bologna 1993) 21. Translation by the author. This text was first published in 1961. 114 Luisa Passerini, ‘Women in Europe, women in love. Searching for new forms of subjectivity. Third Ursula Hirschmann annual lecture on gender