YOUTH VOICE JOURNAL (YVJ) | ISSN: 2056-2969

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 published by IARS Publications, a member of COPE. YVJ is ranked and indexed by Scopus, ORCID, Kudos, Criminal Justice Abstracts, EBSCO Information Services and The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS).

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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IARS Publications is a not for profit independent, small publisher that was founded by Dr. Theo Gavrielides. It specialises in social sciences and research studies, has a  restorative justice series and it is also the publisher of the peer reviewed Youth Voice Journal.  

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