Essays about: "transnational migration"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 essays containing the words transnational migration.

  1. 1. Social workers with borders Finnish social workers’ perceptions of transnationalism in the practice with unaccompanied minor migrants

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Anna Joutsijoki; [2019-01-31]
    Keywords : Social work; unaccompanied minor; asylum seeker; refugee; transnational migration;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper was to study the perceptions which Finnish social workers hold of transnationalism in their practice with unaccompanied minors. Seeing how they perceived it as part of the minor’s lives, how they took into consideration the transnational family ties, and how transnational was their own practice were the questions that this study intended to answer. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Long Way Home : Spontaneous Returns and Potential Returns of Syrian Refugees Examined

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Shant Kerbabian; [2019]
    Keywords : Syria; Return Migration; Spontaneous Return; Syrian Refugees; Diaspora; Homeland; Transnationalism;

    Abstract : The recent wave of Syrian refugees’ spontaneous return to conflict areas in Syria is not a new phenomenon, various cases of return to areas that do not meet safety and security standards has happened in cases like Somali refugees returning from Kenya or Angolan refugees returning from Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo. However, the Syrian case is important to study in order to examine any new patterns or elements in refugee returns that could arise or could be unpacked by looking into the Syrian case. READ MORE

  3. 3. Family-Reunification of Nordic Citizens in Sweden: The EEA Solution

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Aysha Shuhait; [2019]
    Keywords : Norway; Denmark; Sweden; Family-reunification; Transnationalism; EEA;

    Abstract : The strict family reunification policies in Norway and Denmark have affected many individual’s family life. Individuals currently struggle to be reunited with their non-EU family members because of strict requirements. For some, moving to Sweden can be a solution due to their more liberal reunification policies. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Familiar Flavors : Sensorial Experiences of Familiarity and Transnational Food Practices Amongst International Students

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Esben Enghave Larsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Migration; transnationalism; social practices; food; senses; embodied methods; international students;

    Abstract : The thesis takes a reflexive feminist and sensory approach in examining the transnational practices and feelings of cultural familiarity that embody international student migrants, as well as the spatial and social implications of shared kitchen environments. Empirically, the research is based in participatory cook- and eat-along interviews, and a focus group dinner session with six student participants, situating both the researcher and the participants within the sensorial realm of food practices during the fieldwork. READ MORE