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Påverkan av ackulturation på invandrares upplevelse av arbetets mening: en fenomenologisk studie

Botina, Natalia and Peppler Jönsson, Ingrid (2006)
Department of Psychology
Abstract
The purpose of this phenomenological study was to facilitate increased understanding of immigrant's experience of the meaning of work with focus on how that meaning can change as a part of the acculturation process. Participants (n=13) from eight countries answered an open question. The responses were analysed using Meaning Construction Analysis (MCA)-Minerva and the individual's life-worlds were made visible and discussed. The themes meaning of work, work, unemployment, education, adjustment, immigration, Sweden/country of origin, dreams, possibilities and self appeared as jointly shared important aspects. The results indicate that work is of central importance, and although the individuals share certain experiences, the meaning... (More)
The purpose of this phenomenological study was to facilitate increased understanding of immigrant's experience of the meaning of work with focus on how that meaning can change as a part of the acculturation process. Participants (n=13) from eight countries answered an open question. The responses were analysed using Meaning Construction Analysis (MCA)-Minerva and the individual's life-worlds were made visible and discussed. The themes meaning of work, work, unemployment, education, adjustment, immigration, Sweden/country of origin, dreams, possibilities and self appeared as jointly shared important aspects. The results indicate that work is of central importance, and although the individuals share certain experiences, the meaning associated with the themes is of a complex and individual nature. (Less)
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author
Botina, Natalia and Peppler Jönsson, Ingrid
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
immigrants, work, phenomenology, acculturation, identity, Psychology, Psykologi
language
Swedish
id
1326739
date added to LUP
2006-07-17
date last changed
2006-07-17
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this phenomenological study was to facilitate increased understanding of immigrant's experience of the meaning of work with focus on how that meaning can change as a part of the acculturation process. Participants (n=13) from eight countries answered an open question. The responses were analysed using Meaning Construction Analysis (MCA)-Minerva and the individual's life-worlds were made visible and discussed. The themes meaning of work, work, unemployment, education, adjustment, immigration, Sweden/country of origin, dreams, possibilities and self appeared as jointly shared important aspects. The results indicate that work is of central importance, and although the individuals share certain experiences, the meaning associated with the themes is of a complex and individual nature.},
  author       = {Botina, Natalia and Peppler Jönsson, Ingrid},
  keyword      = {immigrants,work,phenomenology,acculturation,identity,Psychology,Psykologi},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Påverkan av ackulturation på invandrares upplevelse av arbetets mening: en fenomenologisk studie},
  year         = {2006},
}