Search for dissertations about: "migration crisis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words migration crisis.

  1. 1. Lost in Mobility? Labour Migration from Baltic Lithuania to Sweden

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Indre Genelyte; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Intra-EU mobility; East-West labour migration; Lithuania; Sweden; social transformation; Hirschmanian model.; rörlighet inom EU; öst-västlig arbetskraftsmigration; Litauen; Sverige; social omvandling; Hirschmans modell.;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to make both theoretical and empirical contributions to the understanding of intra-EU mobility, with a focus on labour migration from Lithuania to Sweden. Inspired by a critical realist perspective, the thesis aims to help to explain the dynamics and individual decision-making behind mass labour emigration from the Baltic states, its socioeconomic consequences and policy responses. READ MORE

  2. 2. Migration and Perceptions of War Simultaneous Surveys in Countries of Origin and Settlement

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Jonathan Hall; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; civil war; migration; refugees; gastarbeiter; family reunification; exile; trauma; coping; nostalgia; conservation of resources; terror management theory; social identity complexity; assimilation; acculturation; surveys; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : This dissertation contributes to post-war public opinion research by examining the perceptions of migrants – the gastarbeiter, the refugee, the family reunited after war – and the local population in comparative perspective. Existing surveys of post-war populations are typically conducted in a single country affected by war. READ MORE

  3. 3. A translation of worlds Aspects of cultural translation and Australian migration literature

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet, Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Anette Svensson; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; engelska; English; Literature; litteraturvetenskap; cultural translation; Australian migration literature; hybridity; acculturation; liminality; immigrant child; translation; migration; interpretation; storytelling; food; diaspora; gaze; cultural encounters;

    Abstract : This study explores the exchange of cultural information that takes place in the meeting between immigrant and non-immigrant characters in a selection of Australian novels focusing on the theme of migration: Heartland (1989) by Angelika Fremd, A Change of Skies (1991) by Yasmine Gooneratne, Stella’s Place (1998) by Jim Sakkas, Hiam (1998) by Eva Sallis and Love and Vertigo (2000) by Hsu-Ming Teo. The concept cultural translation functions as a theoretical tool in the analyses. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Promises of the Free World Postsocialist Experience in Argentina and the Making of Migrants, Race, and Coloniality

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Jenny Ingridsdotter; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; political discourse theory; ethnography; Argentina; race; whiteness; coloniality; postsocialism; social inequality; subject positions; migration; gender; class; intersectionality; ethnography; post structuralism; Latin America; Soviet Union; identities; differentiation; ethnology; economic crisis; mobility; auto-ethnography; colonial settlement; diaspora; humanities; Ukraine; Russia; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the narrated experiences of a number of individuals that migrated to Argentina from Russia and Ukraine in the wake of the fall of the Soviet Union. The over-arching aim of this thesis is to study the ways in which these migrants navigated the social reality in Argentina, with regards to available physical, material, and socioeconomic positions as well as with regards to their narrated self-understandings and identifications. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assisting in the Shadows : Humanitarianism, Shelters and Transit Migration Politics

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Priscilla Solano; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2017-01-07]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; humanitarianism; humanitarian crisis; human rights; movement; criminalisation; transit migration; class;

    Abstract : The Tamaulipas tragedy in 2010 proved a turning point for transit migration politics. This was one of the worst massacres on Mexican territory, in which 72 undocumented migrants, mostly from Central America, were kidnapped, tortured, and their dead bodies piled up in a ditch at a local ranch in the northern Mexican state. READ MORE