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Individuals’ strategies for wellbeing during the integration process : an empirical study of capabilities and opportunities through the eyes of Syrian refugees in the Canton of Vaud, in Switzerland

Widmer, Irina Alexandra ; Suter, Brigitte (Dir.)

Mémoire de master : Université de Neuchâtel, 2020.

Integration concerns everyone in society as a constantly on-going process of constructing belonging and participation as a member of the group. The common objective of the process for individuals is to increase their subjective wellbeing, according to their individual values. However, refugees undergo an extreme case of integration, with all aspects of their life being impacted at once....

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Becoming a citizen through marriage: How gender, ethnicity and class shape the nation

Kristol, Anne ; Dahinden, Janine

In: Citzienship Studies, 2020, vol. 24, no. 1, p. 40-56

The role of marriage in accessing membership entitlements has been studied extensively in the context of marriage migration, but it remains under-researched in the literature on citizenship acquisition. This paper explores specific constructions of deservingness vis-à-vis the foreign spouses of citizens and their marriages in the context of facilitated naturalization in Switzerland. Based on an...

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Revisiting Borders and Boundaries: Exploring Migrant Inclusion and Exclusion from Intersectional Perspectives

Fischer, Carolin ; Achermann, Christin ; Dahinden, Janine

In: Migration Letters, 2020, vol. 17, no. 4, p. 477-485

In recent years, scholarly interest in boundaries and boundary work, on the one hand, and borders and bordering, on the other, has flourished across disciplines. Notwithstanding the close relationship between the two concepts, “borders” and “boundaries” have largely been subject to separate scholarly debates, or sometimes treated as synonymous. These trends point to an important lack of...

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The Reconfiguration of European Boundaries and Borders: Cross-border Marriages from the Perspective of Spouses in Sri Lanka

Dahinden, Janine ; Moret, Joëlle ; Jashari, Shpresa

In: Migration Letters, 2020, vol. 17, no. 4, p. 511-520

Cross-border marriages between citizens with a migration background and spouses from non-EU countries have been politicised and restricted across Europe. This article simultaneously applies the analytical lenses of bordering and boundary work to this issue and de-centres the perspective by investigating the consequences of these restrictions not on Europe, but on a country of origin – Sri...

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What Feminist Epistemology has to Offer to Reflexive Migration Studies

Khazaei, Faten

(Working Papers MAPS ; 4)

This paper investigates the normative, epistemological, and methodological challenges of achieving reflexivity in migration studies, and it suggests a better engagement with feminist epistemology as a solution to these challenges. Specifically, it argues that feminist standpoint theory and the situated knowledge paradigm can contribute to critically interrogating key concepts in the field and...

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Grenzziehungsprozesse und Handlungsstrategien von Resettlement-Coaches

Joss, Helen ; Dahinden, Janine (Dir.)

Mémoire de master : Université de Neuchâtel, 2020.

En 2013, le Conseil fédéral a décidé de mettre en oeuvre un programme de réinstallation en collaboration avec le HCR dans le contexte de la guerre en Syrie. Depuis lors, environ 4’000 personnes sont entrées en Suisse en provenant d'un premier pays de refuge et ont obtenu le statut de réfugié et l'asile avant d'entrer en pays. Pendant les deux premières années de leur séjour, ils font...

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Das Einbürgerungsverfahren und seine Bedeutung für die soziale Kohäsion : eine qualitative Forschungsarbeit zu Einbürgerungserfahrungen in der Stadt Biel

Imhof, Luca ; Achermann, Christin (Dir.)

Mémoire de master : Université de Neuchâtel, 2020.

Um die Schweizer Staatsbürgerschaft zu erlangen, muss sich eine Person auf den drei Stufen (Bund, Kanton und Gemeinde) einbürgern lassen. Dafür durchläuft sie ein Einbürgerungsverfahren, in dem von Seiten des Staates geprüft wird, ob die Person die Einbürgerungskriterien erfüllt. Diese Masterarbeit behandelt Fragen zur Wahrnehmung des Einbürgerungsverfahrens durch die Eingebürgerten....

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Precarity among mobile academics: The price of a (successful) academic career?

Schaer, Martine

(Working Papers MAPS ; 3)

In the early stages of their career, academics often move abroad for fixed-term positions, urged by the normative imperative to gain international experience and the need to accept academic opportunities where they arise. This paper examines the obstacles and challenges that three academics who engaged in a series of mobility episodes confronted and how they articulated competing demands from...

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Migration, Sustainability and Democracy. Current Debates on Environmental, Social, and Political Issues

Sontag, Katrin

(nccr on the move ; 24)

This paper explores connections between migration on the one hand and sustainability and democracy on the other. It presents an introduction to ongoing debates and will be submitted to the Handbook of Sustainability and Democracy in a later version. The paper addresses three issues. Firstly, climate change as a cause of migration. It argues that the relation is not straightforward and the...

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Parcours de mineur·e·s non accompagné·e·s sans-papiers : difficultés rencontrées et stratégies de survie : Étude de cas auprès d’un centre d’accueil de jour dans une ville suisse

Romerio, Margaux ; D'Amato, Gianni (Dir.)

Mémoire de master : Université de Neuchâtel, 2019.

En Suisse, l’immigration est réglementée par la Loi sur l’Asile (LAsi) et la Loi sur les étrangers (LEtr), deux textes de lois qui ont pour conséquences de catégoriser les personnes présentes sur le territoire et produire de la clandestinité. En effet, les personnes sans statut de séjour légal, les sans-papiers, sont en dehors de la législation et doivent trouver des stratégies...