ARTICLE TITLE: From Compatriot to Stranger: the Image of the Migrant in the Perception of the Residents of Moscow (on the Results of Focus-group Discussions)
AUTHORS: Galyapina V.
ABSTRACT: The author by means of a focus group method examines notions of the Moscow host (Russian) population with the respect to migrants from the North Caucasus and Central Asia, and different problems associated with migration. The analysis reveals the differences in image of external and internal migrants, as well as the causes and factors contributing to the corresponding relation to both newcomer groups.
KEYWORDS: ethnic migrations , host population , Moscow , image of migrants , tolerance , intolerance
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