Essays about: "unaccompanied Afghans"

Found 2 essays containing the words unaccompanied Afghans.

  1. 1. “Am I What You See?” Unaccompanied Afghans in the Swedish media and their integration prospects

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Nazifa Alizada; [2019-09-16]
    Keywords : unaccompanied Afghans; migration; integration; media representations; Swedish media; perception of representation;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with representation of unaccompanied Afghan immigrants in the Swedishmedia. In the post-2015 context, unaccompanied Afghans have gained tremendous mediaattention in Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Choosing Heresy: How Muslim-background Unaccompanied Refugee Minors do identity and belonging in the Church of Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : Jonathan Morgan; [2018]
    Keywords : Afghanistan; Afghans; belonging; Church of Sweden; Christianity; conversion; fictive kinship; identity; Iran; Islam; migration; Performativity; religion; Sweden; unaccompanied refugee minors; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Between 2014-2016, Sweden received an influx of some 44, 617 unaccompanied refugee minors (UMs), under 18-year-olds who enter the country and seek asylum without a parent. Taking a short-term ethnographic approach, this study looks at identity (re)construction and fictive kinship among Afghan unaccompanied refugee minors who convert to Christianity in the Church of Sweden, challenging some of the pre-conceived outsider categorisations of this phenomenon. READ MORE