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”Konsten att lyckas!" En fenomenologisk studie om självidentitet hos ryska kvinnliga äktenskapsmigranter i Sverige

Naumova Frennesson, Olga LU (2011) PSYK01 20102
Department of Psychology
Abstract
Marriage migration is a part of globalization, which in turn is a part of our present time. Self-identity of individuals who have moved to a new country, changed and redesigned. In this phenomenological study, identity formation and identity changes with Russian immigrants in Sweden. To understand the local within the global, the study is presenting the background to the migration from east to west, female migration and living conditions for Russian women in Russia. The study focuses on the following issues based on social psychological theories of self-identity and change: What role plays work or training for immigrants' identity formation? What role does learning a new language on identity change, the social networks of identity... (More)
Marriage migration is a part of globalization, which in turn is a part of our present time. Self-identity of individuals who have moved to a new country, changed and redesigned. In this phenomenological study, identity formation and identity changes with Russian immigrants in Sweden. To understand the local within the global, the study is presenting the background to the migration from east to west, female migration and living conditions for Russian women in Russia. The study focuses on the following issues based on social psychological theories of self-identity and change: What role plays work or training for immigrants' identity formation? What role does learning a new language on identity change, the social networks of identity formation and integration experience? The essay is based on self-reports of seven Russian women who have been married to Swedish men and living in Sweden between 5-15 years. Our results showed that the Russian marriage migrants have created a new identity: they feel themselves as Russian but at the same time, they wear the part of the Swedish culture and social norms in “self”. (Less)
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author
Naumova Frennesson, Olga LU
supervisor
organization
course
PSYK01 20102
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
self-identity, identity, Russian women, Migration, phenomenological methods, MCA.
language
Swedish
id
1975519
date added to LUP
2011-06-15 15:42:20
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2011-06-15 15:42:20
@misc{1975519,
  abstract     = {Marriage migration is a part of globalization, which in turn is a part of our present time. Self-identity of individuals who have moved to a new country, changed and redesigned. In this phenomenological study, identity formation and identity changes with Russian immigrants in Sweden. To understand the local within the global, the study is presenting the background to the migration from east to west, female migration and living conditions for Russian women in Russia. The study focuses on the following issues based on social psychological theories of self-identity and change: What role plays work or training for immigrants' identity formation? What role does learning a new language on identity change, the social networks of identity formation and integration experience? The essay is based on self-reports of seven Russian women who have been married to Swedish men and living in Sweden between 5-15 years. Our results showed that the Russian marriage migrants have created a new identity: they feel themselves as Russian but at the same time, they wear the part of the Swedish culture and social norms in “self”.},
  author       = {Naumova Frennesson, Olga},
  keyword      = {self-identity,identity,Russian women,Migration,phenomenological methods,MCA.},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {”Konsten att lyckas!" En fenomenologisk studie om självidentitet hos ryska kvinnliga äktenskapsmigranter i Sverige},
  year         = {2011},
}