YOUTH VOICE JOURNAL

Youth Voice Journal (YVJ) is an international, multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that publishes theoretical contributions and empirical studies on international issues affecting young people. YVJ is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and ranked by Scopus. (c) IARS Publications ISSN 2056-2969

Hala Kurban & Pranee Liamputtong (2017) “Stigma, social attitudes and social connections: The lived experience of young Middle-Eastern refugees in Melbourne”

Purpose

In this paper, we discuss the perceptions of stigma, social environment and lived experiences amongst young Middle-Eastern refugees and the ways that they can successfully integrate into the Australian community.

Methodology

Qualitative research including semi-structured interviewing and mapping methods was used to collect data from 10 young people who are refugees from the Middle-East living in Australia. Thematic analysis method was used to analyse the data.

Keywords:

Refugees, Middle-Eastern, Young people, Social environment, Health and wellbeing, Australia, Qualitative research

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This entry was posted on February 21, 2017 by in Citizenship.

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Youth Voice Journal is published by IARS Publications, an independent small publisher specialising in social and political sciences 14 Dock Offices, Surrey Quays Road, London SE16 7PL, UK. (c) IARS Publications.

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