Essays about: "transnational migration"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 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. LESSONS FROM ROMA FEMINISM IN EUROPE Digital Storytelling Projects with Roma Women Activists from Romania, Spain and Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Jasmine Ljungberg; [2018-06-20]
    Keywords : Community; solidarity; transnational feminism; Roma feminism; intersectionality; migration; multi-sited ethnography; Diaspora; participatory action research; digital storytelling;

    Abstract : This multi-sited ethnographic research explores Roma feminism through the stories of Roma women activists participating in Digital Storytelling projects in Romania, Spain and Sweden. Drawing from relevant feminist theory and debates (intersectionality and Roma feminist theory, transnational feminism, liberal and cultural/different-centered feminist thought), these stories are understood in dialogue with different theoretical perspectives that both reproduce patterns of conflicts in feminist thought and create new ways of understanding feminism and solidarity based on a transnational context. READ MORE

  3. 3. Formation Within the Nation : Migration and Marginalization in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Engelska

    Author : Emma Flodqvist; [2018]
    Keywords : Migration; Marginalization; Nationality; Mimicry; Colonial Discourse; Race; Identity; Afropolitanism; Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie;

    Abstract : Migration and its consequences are often discussed in contemporary postcolonial discussions. This topic of migration is central in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah. Adichie’s portrayal of the migrating subject has placed her in the center of the Afropolitan discussion about transnational Africans and their right to represent. 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. Parenting practices in a migration context : A qualitative interview study of five Spanish mothers living in Germany

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Barn

    Author : Clara Jubete Baseiria; [2018]
    Keywords : children; Germany; migration; parenting practices; Spain.;

    Abstract : Europe is living a process of internalisation: the EU policies toward new economic agreements and visa regimes have increased transnational migrations, and have affected the way national borders are understood (Silverstein, 2005:376)⁠. Besides, social researchers have highlighted the active role of children (see e.g. Ryan et al. READ MORE