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Integration of unemployed immigrants into the labor market in Gävle.
University of Gävle, Faculty of Health and Occupational Studies, Department of Social Work and Psychology.
University of Gävle, Faculty of Health and Occupational Studies.
2013 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Title: Integration of unemployed immigrants into the labor market in Gävle

Authors: Ibrahim Adan Issack and Ekaterina Ivanova

The aim of this study was to investigate unemployed immigrant’s description of how they perceive the labor market in Gävle. Qualitative method face-to-face interviews were used to gather data. The results of this study shows that an unemployed immigrant seems to encounter hinders and opportunities in the labor market. The following five issues were described as being most important in influencing immigrants’ employment opportunities in Gävle: Swedish language knowledge, previous education, discrimination, social network and family situation. Ecological system theory and previous research were used to analyze the gathered results. 

Key words: integration, immigrant, labor market.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , p. 38
Keyword [en]
Integration, immigrants, labor market
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Social Work
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-15693Archive number: SGSMKINSA-V13-4OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hig-15693DiVA, id: diva2:662256
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Social work
Educational program
Social work – specialisation in international social work (in eng)
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Available from: 2013-11-11 Created: 2013-11-06 Last updated: 2013-11-11Bibliographically approved

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