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Psychosocial Intervention

versão On-line ISSN 2173-4712versão impressa ISSN 1132-0559


SLADKOVA, Jana  e  BOND, Meg A.. Migration as a context-dependent dynamic in a world of global inequalities. Psychosocial Intervention [online]. 2011, vol.20, n.3, pp.327-332. ISSN 2173-4712.

Global migration is a topic of utmost importance in psychological research. As over 200 million people are on the move across national borders, and many more within their own countries, the processes of these migrations must be examined from different points of view and from different geographical locations. The articles in this special journal issue pointedly illustrate the role of international, national, community, and individual factors that shape these migrations. One cross-cutting theme is the importance of studying how multiple levels of context affect immigrant and migrant experiences. All six contributions, collectively, enrich the often individual-centric psychological literature. Issues of resilience and spaces of resistance emerged as a second cross-cutting theme, pointing to new directions for acculturation research and intervention. The challenge of recognizing diversity within migrant communities and among migration patterns is a third cross-cutting theme essential to address as we work toward a more equal world in which people can more freely chose whether to stay or leave their homes.

Palavras-chave : acculturation; adaptation; diversity; global inequality; immigration; integration; intersectionality; migration; resilience; resistance.

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