Essays about: "Adult African Immigrants"

Found 2 essays containing the words Adult African Immigrants.

  1. 1. The Perspectives of African Immigrants in Sweden on Intercountry Child Adoption

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Barn

    Author : Collins Armah; [2010]
    Keywords : Intercountry Adoption; Perspectives; African Immigrants; Sweden; Adoption; Best Interest of the Child; Focus Group; Determinants of Adoption; Celebrity Adoption; Incountry adoption; Racism and Discrimination; Matching; Transracial Adoption; Children s Right; Age; Child; Adult; Best interest for the child; Culture; Roots; Alternatives; Effective Systems; Africa; International;

    Abstract : The views of minority groups who speak on behalf of adopted children in Western countries like Sweden have relevance with regards to enriching the international adoption discourse; and to inform adoption policies in both sending and receiving countries. This study aimed at seeking the views of African immigrants in Sweden on intercountry adoption with the objective of bringing out the meanings they create on the major themes involved to enrich the international adoption debate and to inform policy formation. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Qualitative Study of Five Adult African Immigrants' Perspectives on the Learning of Swedish as a Second Language

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för beteendevetenskap och lärande

    Author : Livinus Torty; [2009]
    Keywords : Adult African Immigrants; Swedish as as Second Language; Language Acquisition; Learning Perspectives; Social Participation; Individual Responsibility;

    Abstract : This aim of this study was to highlight the major learning perspectives discernible from five adult African immigrants’ experience of learning Swedish as a second language. The focus was on the analysis of the challenges that these immigrants encountered in the learning process and the factors that supported their learning. READ MORE