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Lived Experiences of Changing Integration Policies:: Immigrant Narratives of Institutional Support and Labour Market Inclusion/Exclusion in Sweden
Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Health Sciences.
Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Sciences. (FGV)ORCID iD: 0000-0002-5337-3287
Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Sciences. (RCR)
Stockholms Universitet.
2018 (English)In: Nordic Journal of Migration Research, ISSN 1799-649X, E-ISSN 1799-649X, Vol. 8, no 1, p. 25-34Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This study aims to map, locate and make visible the everyday experiences of newly arrived immigrants in government-sponsored integration activities and to trace how these experiences are linked to changes in policy. The study pays particular attention to the dynamic nature of integration and draws links between personal, organisational and policy domains while analysing shifting integration policies from the standpoint of immigrants. Swedish integration policy has undergone vast changes during recent years as the government implements one of the largest changes in Swedish history, beginning in 2010. With this came an emphasis on employment and workfare over welfare. Consequently, the rhetoric of integration in Sweden also changed from what in municipalities was called an introduction to a sense of establishment. By examining the subjective views of immigrants, we discuss the lived experiences of individuals who are subjected to and employed in different occupations due to various integration regimes.

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2018. Vol. 8, no 1, p. 25-34
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Immigrant biography, Integration policy, Sweden, Policy, Labour market
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Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
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URN: urn:nbn:se:miun:diva-32856DOI: 10.1515/njmr-2018-0009ISI: 000427950500004OAI: oai:DiVA.org:miun-32856DiVA, id: diva2:1183687
Available from: 2018-02-19 Created: 2018-02-19 Last updated: 2019-08-06Bibliographically approved

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