publication . Conference object . 2017

The Asylum-Seeker and Refugee Experience - An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of Interview Data Elicited Through the Use of Artefacts

Allan, J; Williams, G; Charura, D; Cohen, E; Meth, F; Shaw, M; Taylor, S;
Open Access English
  • Published: 18 Oct 2017
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Theme 3: Protection of the ‘most vulnerable’ - children, young people growing up in ‘austerity’ older people, migrants Background: There is a pressing need to understand the experiences of those who undertake forced migration. The UNHCR (2016) has reported that “one in every 113 people globally is now either an asylum-seeker, internally displaced or a refugee” - this is at its highest level since the Second World War. Aims: This study sought to explore the lived experiences of asylum-seekers and refugees based in the United Kingdom in an effort to understand the psycho-social challenges and support systems in place for them. Methods: This was a qualitative study...
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