Remaking family life: strategies for re-establishing continuity among Congolese refugees during the family reunification process.

@article{Rousseau2004RemakingFL,
  title={Remaking family life: strategies for re-establishing continuity among Congolese refugees during the family reunification process.},
  author={C C{\'e}cile Rousseau and Marie-Claire Rufagari and D{\'e}ogratias Bagilishya and Toby Measham},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={59 5},
  pages={1095-108}
}
The restrictive immigration and refugee policies of many Western countries force most refugee families to remain separated for long periods. Although there is much discussion among professionals in the community and the clinical milieu about the problems families encounter after reunification, the strategies employed by refugees to restore family life have not been paid much attention. This longitudinal study documents the pre- and post-reunification experiences of 12 refugee families from the… CONTINUE READING

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