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2013 | 41 | 3 | 245–252
Article title

Polish-Chinese neighborhood in gossip and urban legend

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Abstracts
EN
The paper concerns new immigrants (on the example of Polish-Chinese neighbourhood) but in two folklore phenomena: gossip and urban legend. The author demonstrates the process of formation the Polish-Chinese relationships resulting in – established in 2010 – economic cooperation between the city authorities and Chinese investors in the Silesian city of Jaworzno in Poland, where is located the Chinese largest Wholesale Center „Silesia Chinese Center” in the southern part of the country. The contact of such different cultures in the space of the city brought new urban legends and creates gossips, heroes of which were the Chinese people. Basing on her field research the author tries to answer the question of the source of these processes and their impact on the quality of Polish-Chinese relationships in the city.
Year
Volume
41
Issue
3
Pages
245–252
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published
2013
online
2013-09-03
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Publication order reference
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.ojs-issn-2299-9558-year-2013-volume-41-issue-3-article-4024
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