Research on the situation of deaf-mute Children of Migrant Workers in Guiyang, China
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
This report is the outcome of a Field Study project. The aim of the study was to findout how the floating deaf-mute children of migrant workers experience psychologicalproblems in Guiyang, China. Bronfenbrenner’s ecological system theory was used asa theoretical frame. Semi-structured interviews were carried out with 4 inner migrantcouples who have deaf-mute children receiving treatment in a Center for disabled inGuiyang. 12 professionals working with treating deaf-mute children are alsointerviewed as well as 5 deaf-mute children. In total together 21 informants areinterviewed. The result of this study shows that three main aspects influence thepsychological problems of floating deaf-mute children with migrant parents most:social welfare policy, family income conditions and the center of treatmentenvironment. This study explored the problems based on Brofenbreener’s ecologicalsystems approach, which for the author had a new perspective to research on thesituation of deaf-mute children of migrant workers in Guiyang, China.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 57 p.
Deaf-mute children, migrant workers, poverty, bullying, Bronfenbrenner's ecological system theory, working conditions
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-21331OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hig-21331DiVA: diva2:913354
Subject / course
Social work – specialisation in international social work (in eng)