Search for dissertations about: "early post-migration"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words early post-migration.

  1. 1. Health of refugee migrants in the early post-migration phase in Sweden : The role of health resources and health promotion

    Author : Maissa Al-Adhami; Raziye Salari; Mats Målqvist; C Elin Larsson; Bernadette Nirmal Kumar; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; refugee migrants; early post-migration; health and well-being; health communication; health promotion; health resources; health literacy; social capital; Sweden; Social Medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : In the early post-migration phase, the health and well-being of newly settled refugee migrants is negatively affected by structural factors such as restrictive immigration policies, hostile political discourse and limited housing and work opportunities. There is a need for a better understanding of how individual health resources and health promotion can mitigate the impact of these ongoing stressors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Immigrant Careers - Why Country of Origin Matters

    Author : Jonas Helgertz; Centrum för ekonomisk demografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; income attainment; early-life; glass ceiling; occupational mobility; immigrants; labor market; Sweden; pre-migration characteristics; linguistic distance;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the labor market outcomes of a population of natives and immigrants in Sweden from 1968 and until 2001. Previous research has consistently pointed to the importance of an individual’s country of origin, without being able to fully explain why this is the case. READ MORE

  3. 3. Educational Aspirations and Attainments : How resources relate to outcomes for children of immigrants in disadvantaged Swedish schools

    Author : Olav Nygård; Anders Neergaard; Alireza Behtoui; Maurice Crul; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Educational aspirations; Social capital; Children of immigrants; Early school leavers; Utbildningsambitioner; Socialt kapital; Ungdomar med migrationsbakgrund; Gymnasieavhopp;

    Abstract : In this dissertation, I study educational aspirations among children of immigrants in disadvantaged schools, the factors that influence them, and their relation to educational attainments. The dissertation is based on four research papers, each examining a specific research question using survey or registry data. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mental health and employment amongst persons who resettled in Sweden in 1993-1994 due to the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina

    Author : Karin Johansson Blight; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Mental health; labour market access; employment; integration; refugees; migrants; Sweden; Bosnia-Herzegovina;

    Abstract : General aim: To explore employment and mental health among people from Bosnia-Herzegovina who came to Sweden in 1993-1994 due to the war. Hypotheses: 1) poor mental health is a barrier to employment; 2) exclusion from the labour market can lead to psychosocial stress. Methods: All data were collected from Oct 2001 to March 2002. READ MORE

  5. 5. The health and working conditions of female immigrants in Sweden

    Author : Sharareh Akhavan; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : female immigrants; class; gender; ethnicity; migration; work; health; Sweden; discrimination;

    Abstract : Sweden is one of the European countries that has gradually changed from a mainly ethnically homogeneous society into a multi-ethnic society. This change began in the late 1940s and has increased in pace, especially since the early 1960s. READ MORE