The Conclusions outline the picture of migrants analyzed in the previous chapters and propose some intriguing questions stemming from such findings. In a nutshell, the picture of European migrants that is propelled by this book can be characterized as middle-class, rather than elite migrants, often motivated by ‘unorthodox’ factors such as culture or ‘love’ rather than career, both enjoying and being constrained by their race and having cosmopolitan orientations that are, however, ‘ethnicized’. Debnár argues, that in line with the concept of super-diversity which this particular case symbolizes, the extent of diversity in migration in recent years has consequences for both academia and migration-related policies. Ultimately, the picture of European migrants blurs the dividing line between the antithetical categories of privileged and victimized migrants.


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  1. 1.Department of SociologyDoshisha UniversityKyotoJapan

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