Essays about: "acculturation and integration"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 essays containing the words acculturation and integration.

  1. 1. (RE)ASSEMBLING INTEGRATION : Swedish for Truck Drivers as a Context for Integrating

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Kayla Van Cleave; [2019]
    Keywords : integration; actor-network theory; driver-car; community of practice;

    Abstract : ‘Integration’ is often referred to in Swedish policy documents and analyzed by measures of effectivity and structural adjustment, assuming acculturation and essentialization of populations. This thesis explores how integration is practiced and defined within the context of professional adult education for newly arrived immigrants. READ MORE

  2. 2. Refugees, Othering, and Acculturation in Athens: How Can the “Other” Possibly Integrate?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Kathryn Dyas; [2019]
    Keywords : integration; othering; uneven geographies; Athens; refugees; acculturation strategies; Greece; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the past ten years, Greece has been hit by two “crises”. The first, an economic crisis in 2009, which consisted of a series of bailouts from the European Commission, European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund, leading to a trend of anti-Greek sentiment within the EU. READ MORE

  3. 3. EXPERIENCES OF THE ACCULTURATING IMMIGRANT MOTHERS WITH TURKISH BACKGROUNDS IN SWEDEN Values in a Changing Context

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : FATMA BETÜL DEMIR; [2018-08-25]
    Keywords : Acculturation; Immigrant Turkish Mothers; Parenting; Collectivism vs individualism;

    Abstract : Aim:The general goal of the study is to understand the experiences of acculturating mothers with a Turkish background who live in Sweden. The study aimed in particular at identifying and understanding possible changes in the parental behaviors and beliefs of mothers during the acculturation process, most notably at individual level. READ MORE

  4. 4. Immigration, Identity and Inequality - The Micro-Level Effects of Discrimination on Integration

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Suna J. Voss; [2018]
    Keywords : migration; horizontal inequality; discrimination; acculturation; integration;

    Abstract : The relation between identity and Horizontal Inequality is increasingly relevant in the light of international migration flows. Research on the effects of Horizontal Inequality, or discrimination, on integration, is however limited. In particular, the causal mechanism underlying this relation remains to be defined. READ MORE

  5. 5. Learning work-life balance: the experiences of self-initiated Korean expatriates in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Borislava Koycheva; [2018]
    Keywords : self-initiated expatriates; culture; cognitive adjustment; learning; acculturation; work-life balance; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study focused on the experience of self-initiated Korean expatriated in Sweden. The purpose of this research was to examine and analyse the process of learning and adjustment to the new environment and specifically work-life balance. The theoretical framework was composed by cognitive adjustment theory and Berry’s acculturation model. READ MORE