Disrupted Refugee Family Life: Collective Agency and Conflictual Care

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Fleeing civil war involves managing life threatening events and multiple disruptions of everyday life. The theoretical potentials of analysing the recreation of everyday family life among Syrian refugees in Denmark is explored based on conceptualizations that emphasize the collective agency of family members in social historical contexts. Studying the multiple perspectives of family members shows how social support conceptualized as care practises is conflictual in the changing everyday family practices that are transformed by policy. The purpose of studying how families manage to flee civil war and struggle to recreate an everyday life in exile is to contribute with contextualization and expansion of mainstream understandings of family life, suffering, and resilience in refugee family trajectories in multiple contexts.
TitelResistance and Renewal in Theoretical Psychology
RedaktørerGavin Brent Sullivan, James Cresswell, Basia Ellis, Mandy Morgan, Ernst Schraube
Antal sider1
ForlagCaptus Press
ISBN (Trykt)978-15-5322-352-8
StatusUdgivet - 2017
Udgivet eksterntJa


  • Flygtninge , Familieliv , agency, omsorg , politisk konflikt