|VOLUME 3 (2001), ISSUE 6 (WINTER)
THREATS ON SOCIAL IDENTITY AND HOSTILITY TO MIGRANTS:
By studying the ties between immigration and the social identity of the receiving societies, the author analyzes the violence towards foreigners that appeared in Germany at the beginning of the 1990’s - the precise moment when Germany shifted to a country of immigration. Wagner views these violent reactions towards foreign persons as the effect of a vacillation in the social identity of the German population.
Violence - Immigration - Identity
Ulrich WAGNER is a psychologist and a professor at the University of Marburg, Germany.
This book is the outcome of a collective reflection on immigration and interethnic relationships by a multidisciplinary academic team.
Translation in English by Patrick HUNOUT and Ellen MOORE-BOOHAR.
A part of this book has been realized thanks to the financial support of the Robert Bosch Foundation and the French - German Youth Office.
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