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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