The hopes of West African refugees during resettlement in northern Sweden: a 6-year prospective qualitative study of pathways and agency thoughts

@article{Anjum2012TheHO,
  title={The hopes of West African refugees during resettlement in northern Sweden: a 6-year prospective qualitative study of pathways and agency thoughts},
  author={Tanvir Anjum and Cecilia Nordqvist and Toomas Timpka},
  journal={Conflict and Health},
  year={2012},
  volume={6},
  pages={1 - 1}
}
BackgroundLittle is known about how positive phenomena can support resettlement of refugees in a new country. The aim of this study was to examine the hopeful thinking in a group of West African quota refugees at arrival and after 6 years in Sweden and compare these thoughts to the views of resettlement support professionals.MethodThe primary study population comprised 56 adult refugees and 13 resettlement professionals. Qualitative data were collected from the refugees by questionnaires on… Expand

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