Decolonial perspectives on charitable spaces of "welcome culture" in Germany

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Katherine Braun;
(2017)
  • Publisher: MISC
  • Journal: issn: 2183-2803
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.17645/si.v5i3.1025
  • Subject: voluntariness | Flüchtlingspolitik | refugees | Social problems and services | politische Willensbildung, politische Soziologie, politische Kultur | bürgerschaftliches Engagement | Sociology (General) | Soziale Probleme und Sozialdienste | ausländischer Arbeitnehmer | Flüchtling | Emotionalität | Kolonialismus | welcome culture | Soziologie, Anthropologie | emotionality | colonial difference | Bundesrepublik Deutschland | citizens' involvement | foreign worker | Freiwilligkeit | Willkommenskultur | Sozialität | colonialism | Sociology & anthropology | Cultural Sociology, Sociology of Art, Sociology of Literature | HM401-1281 | Political Process, Elections, Political Sociology, Political Culture | Federal Republic of Germany | politische Kultur | Political science | Sozialwesen, Sozialplanung, Sozialarbeit, Sozialpädagogik | decolonial approaches | volunteer | refugee | Social Work, Social Pedagogics, Social Planning | feminine charity | Kultursoziologie, Kunstsoziologie, Literatursoziologie | policy on refugees | political culture | sociality | Politikwissenschaft
    • ddc: ddc:360 | ddc:320 | ddc:301

This article focusses on the relationships between volunteers and refugees in the German “welcome culture”. I highlight the continuities between historical and colonial notions of feminine charity and contemporary volunteering efforts in support of refugees in Germany. ... View more
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