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Caring (in) Diaspora: Aging and Caring Experiences of Older Turkish Migrants in a Swedish Context


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Title: Caring (in) Diaspora: Aging and Caring Experiences of Older Turkish Migrants in a Swedish Context
Authors: Naldemirci, Öncel
E-mail: oncel.naldemirci@socav.gu.se
Issue Date: 25-Nov-2013
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Sociology and Work Science ; Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap
Date of Defence: 2013-12-17
Disputation: Tisdagen den 17 december 2013, kl.13.15, Sal Sappören, Sprängkullsgatan 25, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Göteborg Studies in Sociology
54
Keywords: Care
Aging
Diaspora
Turkish migration
Emotions
Family
Abstract: This thesis investigates Turkish migrants’ aging experiences and their understandings about care by concentrating on the accounts of a group of first-generation Turkish immigrants who settled in Sweden in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The aim is to explore how older immigrants’ lives have been marked by the experience of migration and re-establishment in another country, how the impact of having once lost caring relations affected their decisions and desires about care in old age. This study e... more
ISBN: 978-91-981195-4-1
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/34304
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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