Mastergradsoppgave i "Comparative social work" - Høgskolen i Bodø, 2005
This thesis reports on qualitative life history interviews of orphaned children who
have lost both of their parents due to death by HIV/AIDS in Malawi. The focus is on
double orphans who are between the ages of 15 and 17 years. The purpose is to
explore and analyse the life experiences of orphans in Lilongwe in order to
understand how they construct their social world.
Methodologically, the study uses biographical or life history approach because it
offers means to make links between the orphans lived experiences and the wider
context of social, historical, cultural ...