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Resettlement transition experiences among Sudanese refugee women : a dissertation submitted to the Faculty of the College of Nursing. In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the /

By: Baird, Martha Brownfield
Publisher: Tucson, Arizona unpublished thesis 2009Description: PDFSubject(s): Refugees United States | Refugees, Sudanese | Women Refugees | Refugee Children Health Aspects | Immigrant Women Health Aspects | Settlement | Well Being | Health Care | Ethnic Welfare ServicesOnline Resources: Electronic copy
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UMI Microform 3352364 9 April 2009 Bibliography : 202-214

The prolonged civil-war and famine in the African nation of Sudan has displaced millions over the last two decades, many of these are women and children. Refugee women who are resettled to the US with their children must make profound adjustments to learn how to live in the American society and culture. Very little is understood about the factors and conditions that affect the health of immigrant and refugee populations who resettle to a host country. This ethnographic study investigates the influences to health and well-being in 10 refugee women from the Dinka tribe of southern Sudan who were resettled with their children to a Midwestern city in the United States.

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