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Information and Fears around Decision Making. International Migration from Hungary
Information and Fears around Decision Making. International Migration from Hungary

Author(s): Pal Koudela
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: Polskie Towarzystwo Socjologiczne
Keywords: virtual communities; network migration; international migration; chain migration; community values

Summary/Abstract: Social distances are shortening in contemporary EuropeanUnion by easier and cheaper travelling, increasing language skills and as a consequence, migration rates are growing. On the other hand, despite the spreading of virtual communities, participation and activity in these communities has becomemore and more common in our everyday life but civic publicity is still not a part of the discourse thus it cannot have any influence on migration related decisions. Moreover, virtual communities cannot give real integrity in every aspect. We researched migration outflows from Hungary with university communities to find out whether a personal connection or a stronger cohesion could result a shift in influential mechanism of information on human attitudes. Chain migration is motivated by many reasons and in our viewpoint gathering more information about possibilities and other circumstances of migration is not enough to extend the limits on emotional level. These fears would mean the limitation of migration potential and the possibility of further growth in the future.

  • Issue Year: 189/2015
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 29-45
  • Page Count: 16