Agnieszka Bielewska

Agnieszka Bielewska
SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities | SWPS · Faculty of Social Sciences

PhD

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October 2010 - present
SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Education
October 2005 - February 2010
Manchester Metropolitan University
Field of study
  • Social Geography
October 1999 - June 2003
University of Warsaw
Field of study
  • Sociology

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Publications (23)
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The purpose of this paper is to present internal and international migration to Wrocław and the meaning of this migration for the globality of the city. The globality is understood as ability of the city to operate on the global market and to benefit from the access to global range of companies, customers and workers. Globality of the city is facil...
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This article, based on a study carried out in Manchester between 2005 and 2008, contrasts two approaches toward national identity construction expressed by two distinct groups of Polish migrants to the UK; one leads to a strong modern national identity and the other produces a more recent postmodern identity. In both cases, I highlight the constant...
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The paper discusses the settlement patterns of Polish immigrants in Manchester as an exemplification of the changes in the understanding of place and spatially rooted identity in the last 50 years, namely its shift from the modern understanding of place as being closed and limited to the postmodern one, which can be understand as being open and con...
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Celem referatu jest odpowiedź na pytanie, jak tożsamość narodowa jest wyrażana i reprodukowana przez polskich migrantów, którzy przyjechali do Wielkiej Brytanii po wejściu Polski do Unii Europejskiej, a także jakie jest jej miejsce tożsamości narodowej wśród różnych typów tożsamości. Referat opiera się na badaniach przeprowadzonych w Manchesterze w...
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This article discusses the difference between the construction of national and local identifications related to the new place of residence. It shows that local identification is more inclusive than national, and therefore may be a key to strengthening social cohesion. National and local identities can both be seen as forms of place identification (...
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Poland is currently characterized by no migration policy in a form of an officially approved document as well as by the dominating anti-immigrant rhetoric expressed by the ruling party leaders. The aim of this paper was to show how Polish cities deal with the unprecedented migration influx in the context of lack of officially approved national leve...
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This study focuses on Poland and Israel, both commonly classified as ethnic nation‐states, and aims to question the expression of ethnic–civic dichotomy in return‐migration policies. Policy documents in each country were analysed and complemented by interviews with policymakers and representatives from relevant organizations. Our analysis reveals t...
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The aim of this paper is to explore the identification choices of highly skilled migrants employed by companies in the Wałbrzych Special Economic Zone in south-west Poland in order to discuss how their identity is constructed and performed, especially how conflictual identifications are managed. Analysis of qualitative data shows the migrants call...
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The aim of this paper is to discuss the impact of spatial mobility on international professionals' experience of place belonging. Drawing on qualitative research carried out in the Wroclaw subzone of the Walbrzych Special Economic Zone in Poland, the article explores the question of the identity of migrant professionals in the context of their conn...
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The aim of this paper is to discuss the impact of spatial mobility on the experience of place belonging of international professionals. Drawing on qualitative research carried out in the Wroclaw subzone of the Walbrzych Special Economic Zone in Poland, the article explores the question of the identity of migrant professionals in the context of thei...
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Celem artykułu jest przeanalizowanie, czy specjalne strefy ekonomiczne mogą powodować imigrację do małych miejscowości. Cztery specjalne strefy ekonomiczne ulokowane w województwie dolnośląskim miały za zadanie generowanie wzrostu ekonomicznego na obszarach szczególnie dotkniętych bezrobociem po upadku lokalnego przemysłu. Dane demograficzne pokazu...
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According to the climate and energy package enacted in 2009, the European Union commits to a 20-20-20 target that includes increased share of EU energy consumption produced from renewable resources to 20% by 2020. This paper presents the Polish renewable energy market, its regulatory framework and main problems related to transformation from an eco...
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This book discusses how globalization transforms national identity, comparing the assertion that globalization disembeds national culture with contrasting claims that identities remain primarily anchored in national space. It examines the impact of mobility on identity and explores the role of virtual worlds in preserving national culture. The inve...
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Introduction Many residents on large housing estates experience feelings of insecurity. Some of the estates have serious problems involving juvenile crime, while on other estates youngsters just hanging around cause feelings of insecurity. Residents and officials label such behaviour as deviant, and apply different types of measures to attempt to d...

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Mingrant professionals in the local urban context