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New Highlanders in Traditional Out-migration Areas in the Alps. The Example of the Friulian Alps
According to the population and migration development on a municipal level in the Alps since the last decades, it has become obvious that the population gain that began in France in the 1980s hasExpand
Autochthonous Linguistic Minorities in the Italian Alps:. New Legislation – New Identifications – New Demographic Processes
More than any other area in Western Europe, the Alps, especially the Italian Alps, are home to great ethno-cultural diversity: there, no less than seven autochthonous linguistic minorities coexistExpand
Amenity Migration in the Alps: Applying Models of Motivations and Effects to 2 Case Studies in Italy
Using 2 models, this article illustrates different forms of in-migration in the Alps, the motivations for relocation, and effects of newcomers on their destination areas. Since the 1990s, more andExpand
Landscaping on a farm in northern Germany, a case study of conceptual and social fundaments for the development of an ecologically sound agro-landscape
A sustainable, ecologically sound management of the landscape cannot be established by top-down planning and regulations. It appears to be more a matter of willingness to become aware of and toExpand
Current Demographic Trends in the Alps Nothing Quiet on the Western Front – Quiet in the East
In this paper we portray the new immigration in the Alps and associated socio-economic effects on peripheral mountain villages formerly dominated by emigration. This demographic trend originated inExpand
Journal of Alpine Research | Revue de géographie alpine, 100-4 | 2012
The IOC’s decision to accept Sochi’s bid to host the 2014 Olympic Winter Games presented the Russian Government with an opportunity for international repositioning. The Caucasian War in August 2008,Expand