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Forced Migration and Resilience

Conceptual Issues and Empirical Results

  • Michael Fingerle
  • Rüdiger Wink
Book

Part of the Studien zur Resilienzforschung book series (STRE)

About this book

Introduction

​This volume includes in a unique way theoretical and empirical contributions on the context of forced migration and resilience from the perspective of psychology and social sciences. Contributions range from analyses of individual vulnerability and exposition on the level of refugee children and families to investigations of community and policy reactions in host countries.


Contents 
• Vulnerability of refugee children in host countries
• Community resilience in refugee groups and host countries
• Resilience resources of forced migrants
• Long-term adaptation processes of forced migrants
• Refugee crisis and political effects in host countries
• Multilevel resilience processes



Target Groups
• Scientists, lecturers and students in social sciences and psychology
• Practitioners in public administration, caring organisations and civil society with interests in conceptual ideas about resilience in the context of forced migration



The Editors
Prof. Dr. Michael Fingerle: Study of Psychology at the University of Mannheim and PhD in Psychology at the University of Jena. Since December 2004 Professor of Diagnostics and Evaluation at the Goethe-University in Frankfurt, before that research assistant at the Universities of Mannheim, Leipzig and Halle. Research focus: Prevention research, positive development and recognition relationships

Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Wink: Since 2004 Professor of Economics at the HTWK Leipzig, prior to that Senior Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham (UK) and scientific assistant at the University of Applied Sciences Leipzig. Member of the German Advisory Council on Global Change. Scientific focuses include economic and social resilience research, regional research and economic geography with a focus on institutional research.

Keywords

vulnerability Forced migration refugees Community resilience Resilience resources Social adaptive systems

Editors and affiliations

  • Michael Fingerle
    • 1
  • Rüdiger Wink
    • 2
  1. 1.Goethe University FrankfurtFrankfurtGermany
  2. 2.HTWK LeipzigLeipzigGermany

About the editors

Prof. Dr. Michael Fingerle: Study of Psychology at the University of Mannheim and PhD in Psychology at the University of Jena. Since December 2004 Professor of Diagnostics and Evaluation at the Goethe-University in Frankfurt, before that research assistant at the Universities of Mann-heim, Leipzig and Halle. Research focus: Prevention research, positive development and recognition relationships

Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Wink: Since 2004 Professor of Economics at the HTWK Leipzig, prior to that Senior Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham (UK) and scientific assistant at the University of Applied Sciences Leipzig. Member of the German Advisory Council on Global Change. Scientific focuses include economic and social resilience research, regional research and economic geography with a focus on institutional research.

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