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Separated Minors in Sweden
Lund university.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-0641-7096
Lund university.
Lund university.
2010 (English)In: THE BOOK OF PROGRAMME AND ABSTRACTS / [ed] Povrzanovic Frykman, Maja, 2010Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Children and minors are increasingly becoming a recognized part of international migration. This circumstance raises many questions about the reception of migrating minors in different national contexts. This paper focuses on separated minors in Sweden.

The paper is based on the following research project: Behind closed doors – the significance of interpreting to legal rights and integration with a focus on the reception of separated children and young people. The fieldwork contains several observations and around 60 in-depth or autobiographical interviews with social workers, separated children, interpreters, staff at residences, guardians, nurses, teachers, and staff at the Migration Board. Since October 2009, we also work with a reference group including three adults who came as separated children.

In this paper, we analyze the following questions: What happens with the personal life story under the asylum process and within the reception of the new country? In what way can the children’s and youth’s personal biographical stories come forward? Is the child or youth seen and heard? If so, by whom, when and why?

Our purpose is to discuss the concept of separated children and describe the contemporary situation of the reception in Sweden. By using fragments from three young individual’s life-stories, we will analyze the circumstances of being a part of asylum process and reception with a special focus on recognition and identity.

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2010.
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Social Work
Research subject
Social Sciences, Social Work
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-36248ISBN: 978-91-7104-091-6 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-36248DiVA, id: diva2:736033
Conference
15th Nordic Migration Research Conference: GLOBAL CHALLENGES - LOCAL RESPONSES, Malmö, 25-27 August, 2010
Available from: 2010-09-15 Created: 2014-08-04 Last updated: 2018-11-16Bibliographically approved

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