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The sanctioned students: -an empirical study of sanctions effects on Iranian students studying abroad.
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Studies.
2013 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This qualitative study has been investigating effects on Iranian students who are studying, or recently studied, abroad out from the fact that their home country Iran in current time is being targeted with extensive international sanctions. With these Iranian students as a target group in which their perception of these circumstances has been analyzed and later on concluded in order to see to what the possible effects for citizens outside of a sanctioned state as Iran. As mentioned the research has looked into the personal perceptions of the students and by that taken into consideration private matters and circumstances that in some cases has lead to larger effects than in others. Out of the analyze this research can show a great deal of economic issues and problems for when trying to receive funding in order to cover essential expenses for when being abroad such as; tuition fee, rent, food and clothes and in one case this lead to the termination of studies for one of the students in this group. The conclusion made by the students is that the sanctions are affecting them in an unfair manner, rather than what are the official aims of the sanctions.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 39 p.
Keyword [en]
Students, Effects, Sanctions, Iran, Studies abroad
National Category
Social Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-24388OAI: diva2:605951
Subject / course
Peace and development
Educational program
International Social Sciences Programme, specialization Global Studies, 180 credits
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2015-05-11 Created: 2013-02-16 Last updated: 2015-05-11Bibliographically approved

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