Brotherhood of St Laurence

Technology's refuge : the use of technology by asylum seekers and refugees /

By: Leung, Linda
Contributor(s): Finney Lamb, Cath | Emrys, Liz
Series: UTS Shopfront monograph seriesPublisher: Broadway, N.S.W. : UTSePress 2009Description: PDFOther title: UTS Shopfront monograph series ; 5Subject(s): Telecommunication | Communication Social Aspects | Technology Social Aspects | RefugeesOnline Resources: Electronic copy
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 51-53)

This research investigates the use of Information communication technologies (ICT) by refugees and asylum seekers during flight and displacement and in settlement. It reveals struggles to get news on their families and friends and to maintain contact. ICTs are a modern necessity but for many refugees limited access to these technologies in detention centres affected their wellbeing and ability to settle in Australia...intro



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