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9. Recruiting from Spain – a qualitative insight into Spanish-German labor migration projects PHILLIP MEINARDUS ABSTRACT This paper focuses on the institutional framing of migration processes, with par- ticular emphasis on the strategy and implementation in the recruitment process. With regard to demographic changes in Germany, a change of mentality can be noted, admitting that not only the achievements of the migrants, but also the ac- complishments of German society are of importance. The main research question was to identify the decisive

urban relatives or temporary labour migration to town, plantations and canneries. Villagers often use remittances to purchase mobile phones, but, as I explain in more detail below, they rarely cover usage costs. Thus villagers’ access to calling, texting and online activities is limited, engendering what Jonathan Donner calls “a metered mindset” (2015: 123–126): mobile phone users actively calculate when to use their phones and for what purposes in view of the complex economics and cost structures that surround users’ access to the cash economy including to

Visuelle Fremd- und Selbstkonstruktionen von Migrant*innen in der BRD (1960-1982)
Kulturelle Kontingenzen am Beispiel philippinischer Migration

Table of Content Preface | 7 Introduction | 11 1. Interacting with Urban China | 19 1.1 Contemporary Critical Urban Studies | 19 1.2 China’s Rapid Urbanization | 23 1.3 Construction – A Process | 26 1.4 Participants – Who is Involved? | 27 2. People in Motion | 31 2.1 Labour Migration | 33 2.2 Labour Migration in China | 35 2.3 The International Business Migrant | 40 2.4 A Peculiarity: the Similarities | 41 3. Urban Nomads – Permanently Temporary | 45 3.1 Emerging Challenges in Migration Studies | 48 3.2 Tailor-Made City


8. The role of intermediaries in Spanish emigration: past and present Dirk Godenau | 191 9. Recruiting from Spain – a qualitative insight into Spanish-German labor migration projects Phillip Meinardus | 215 PART III: PERCEPTIONS AND DISCOURSES 10. The recent international emigration of young Spaniards. The emigrants’ narrative versus the official and media perception Ramón Díaz-Hernández, Juan M. Parreño-Castellano | 245 11. The new emigration issue in the public and political debate in Spain. Official discourses and new forms of

Acknowledgements This edited volume consists of papers presented at the workshop ‘Forms of Bonded Labour’, organized by the research group ‘From Slave to Coolie’ at the Global South Studies Center, University of Cologne (23-24 June 2014). At the international workshop ‘Coolies, Forced Work, Migration and Transculturation’, hosted by the Casa Fernando Ortiz (University of Havana/Cuba, 2-4 March 2015), the members of the GSSC research group deepened the discussion on the ‘coolie variant’ of global labour migration, as reflected in the introduction to


Janina Geist | 85 II. VERHANDELN Ehre — Prestige — Profit Handlungsleitende Konzepte bei Eheanbahnungen der Nor folker gentry-Familie Paston Sabrina Funkner | 117 Kunst als Freiraum? Strategien weiblicher Subjektivierung bei Victoria Benedictsson, Helene Böhlau und Toni Schwabe Jenny Bauer | 145 »… a body of uncivilized men« Zur Dynamik von Weltreisen und Männlichkeiten Anne Mariss | 171 »A Man May Travel Far« Eastern European Labour Migration as a Quest for Masculine Self- Asser tion in Rose Tremain’s The Road Home (2007) Julia Elena Thiel | 197 Männlichkeit und

- forschung als auch für die theoretische Ausrichtung dieser Studie gegeben. Dar- über hinaus bot das Labor Migration die Gelegenheit, sich kritisch mit den aktu- ellen Kontroversen zu „Integration“ und „Migration“ auseinander zu setzen. Da- für, dass sie diese interdisziplinäre Diskussionsplattform ins Leben gerufen ha- ben danke ich Regina Römhild und Manuela Bojadžijev. Meine Feldforschung im Rahmen des Berliner Aktionsprogramms wäre ohne das Entgegenkommen des Berliner Integrationsbeauftragten Günther Piening nicht möglich gewesen. Allen Mitarbeiter/innen des

8. The role of intermediaries in Spanish emigration: past and present DIRK GODENAU ABSTRACT This chapter focusses on the role of private and public intermediation in Spanish labor migration to Germany. It takes stock of the scarce empirical evidence available on migration intermediaries in the current wave of Spanish emigration to Germany and compares this profile of intermediation under conditions of free movement with the Gastarbeiter scheme used in the 1960s. Without the selec- tive role of borders, intermediation along the migration process