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Migranter och barnomsorg - En kvalitativ studie om kurdiska familjers förutsättningar och strategier, ett transnationellt perspektiv

Claesson, Pernilla LU and Cetinkaya, Sabuha LU (2014) SOPA63 20141
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to investigate what preconditions Kurdish families in Sweden have to solve childcare and how they do it. This was done by using qualitative, semi-structured interviews with six Kurdish mothers of young children and theoretical foundations that links childcare, welfare conditions and transnational migration. The study shows that migration causes a vulnerability which makes migrants attempting to secure their welfare and to overcome their vulnerability in relation to childcare by involving local and transnational networks into their strategies to solve childcare. In addition to this, the study also shows that the mothers undertake the main responsibility for childcare in the families and that the main help from... (More)
The purpose of this study was to investigate what preconditions Kurdish families in Sweden have to solve childcare and how they do it. This was done by using qualitative, semi-structured interviews with six Kurdish mothers of young children and theoretical foundations that links childcare, welfare conditions and transnational migration. The study shows that migration causes a vulnerability which makes migrants attempting to secure their welfare and to overcome their vulnerability in relation to childcare by involving local and transnational networks into their strategies to solve childcare. In addition to this, the study also shows that the mothers undertake the main responsibility for childcare in the families and that the main help from the social networks comes from other women. Furthermore, the access to information, availability to institutionalized childcare in general, and segregation affects migrant's strategies regarding their childcare. (Less)
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author
Claesson, Pernilla LU and Cetinkaya, Sabuha LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20141
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Transnational migration, kurds, family, childcare, local social network, transnational social network.
language
Swedish
id
4462006
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2014-06-17 11:59:42
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2014-06-17 11:59:42
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study was to investigate what preconditions Kurdish families in Sweden have to solve childcare and how they do it. This was done by using qualitative, semi-structured interviews with six Kurdish mothers of young children and theoretical foundations that links childcare, welfare conditions and transnational migration. The study shows that migration causes a vulnerability which makes migrants attempting to secure their welfare and to overcome their vulnerability in relation to childcare by involving local and transnational networks into their strategies to solve childcare. In addition to this, the study also shows that the mothers undertake the main responsibility for childcare in the families and that the main help from the social networks comes from other women. Furthermore, the access to information, availability to institutionalized childcare in general, and segregation affects migrant's strategies regarding their childcare.},
  author       = {Claesson, Pernilla and Cetinkaya, Sabuha},
  keyword      = {Transnational migration,kurds,family,childcare,local social network,transnational social network.},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Migranter och barnomsorg - En kvalitativ studie om kurdiska familjers förutsättningar och strategier, ett transnationellt perspektiv},
  year         = {2014},
}