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The resigned, the restless and the resilient: risk perceptions among Afghan migrants in Turkey

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This thesis seeks to account for diversity in the migratory decisions of Afghan migrants who have recently arrived in Turkey. It proposes that social theories on risk provide a framework that rectifies a theoretical gap in the migration literature with respect to intra-group heterogeneity in the decision-making processes of migrants.

The thesis adopts Rosa’s (1998: 28) definition of risk as: ‘a situation or event where something of human value (including humans themselves) has been ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
COMPAS
Oxford college:
Pembroke College
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Publication date:
2015
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
URN:
uuid:82055b1f-a6df-4e32-9182-bf4c600df12e
Local pid:
ora:12506

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