Individual Migrations of Montenegrins to Serbian Cities in the Post-Second World War Period

  • Saša Nedeljković Department of Ethnology and Anthropology Faculty of Philosophy University of Belgrade
Keywords:
Montenegrins, Serbia, individual migrations, aculturation, identity, narratives

Abstract

The aim of this research is to investigate modes of migrations of Montenegrins into Serbia after the Second World War. Such an aim demands one to investigate how Montenegrins conceptualize living space, the reasons behind migration, their modes and consequences. The first section includes an analysis of modes of individual migrations – namely, the research of individual levels of identification through the analysis of narratives. This was conducted through interviewing a number of persons who were born in Montenegro, but who have during the course of their lives migrated to Serbia. In some cases a biographical method was used, whilst in others interviews were conducted with a set of narrowly formulated questions, supplemented by observation.

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Published
2008-12-01
How to Cite
Nedeljković, Saša. 2008. “Individual Migrations of Montenegrins to Serbian Cities in the Post-Second World War Period”. Issues in Ethnology and Anthropology 3 (3), 171-88. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.21301/eap.v3i3.9.

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