Essays about: "Migrant children"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 essays containing the words Migrant children.

  1. 1. A research study on cultural competence at HVB homes in Sweden.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Sanna Nilsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Integration; Cultural Competence refugees Cultural competence at HVB homes Social work; integration mångfald ensamkommande personal social kompetens;

    Abstract : In autumn 2015 the largest refugee crisis occurred in Europe since world war two (Myndigheten för samhällsskydd och beredskap, MSB 2018). Sweden experienced a migrant flow from various countries because of wars and conflicts in the world (Swedish migration agency, 2016). READ MORE

  2. 2. Transnational Parenting and Cultural Capital : A qualitative study on cultural capital and parenting strategies of English-speaking migrants in Sweden.

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Krystal Harris; [2019]
    Keywords : Transnational parenting; children’s habitus inculcation; children’s cultural capital acquisition; English-speaking migrants in Sweden; transnational capital; linguistic capital.;

    Abstract : This study explores how English-speaking migrant parents in Sweden value transnational and linguistic cultural capital, and how they draw upon their own cultural resources in order to help their children acquire these forms of capital and inculcate a habitus. Bourdieu’s theory of cultural capital, social capital and habitus are used in a qualitative study in order to investigate how parents cultural capital was valued in the new cultural context, how they acquired new, more relevant capital for themselves, and how this shaped the aims, expectations and strategies they had to help their children acquire valued forms of capital. READ MORE

  3. 3. MIGRANT CHILDREN’S SOCIAL EMBEDDEDNESS BY MODALITY SWITCHING THROUGH ONLINE VIDEO GAMES

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Sholeh Takht Kooseh; [2018-07-04]
    Keywords : Migrant children; Online video game OVG ; Modality switching; Social embeddedness; Communication; Interaction; online weak ties;

    Abstract : Online video games are a mass phenomenon in today’s life that have become a leisure activity for many people, including children. One feature of the online video games is meeting others with more common interests which can help children find social networks to share common values and interests. READ MORE

  4. 4. Migrating Mothers’ Experiences of Motherhood and Mothering in an ever-globalizing World.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Genusvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linnea Ljung; [2018]
    Keywords : migration; transnational motherhood; motherwork; mothering; migrant mother’s intersectionality; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Female migrants comprise half of the worlds migrating people today. Modern ideals of mothering and motherhood entail mothers staying at home to care for their children, mother’s having to migrate away from their families contradicts current (modern) values. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dynamics of migration, consumption and gender: The case of Ukrainian migrant women in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Viktoriia Zinchuk; [2018]
    Keywords : skilled migration; gender; consumption; practices.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : How do practices of migration, consumption and gender mutually shape each other in contemporary society? In this thesis, I am trying to partly address some aspects of this question by examining the consumption practices of Ukrainian migrant mothers in Sweden. Drawing on conceptual frames of gendered geographies of power and employing a practice theory as a meta-theoretical approach, I conducted fourteen semi-structured open-ended interviews with Ukrainian migrants. READ MORE