Women refugees in Thailand
|Title:|| ||Do dreams come true? ‘Illegal’ young female Shan refugees in Northern Thailand: coping with contradicting (in)securities.
|Date of publication:|| ||June 2009|
|Description/subject:|| ||"...This thesis consists out of seven chapters. The next chapter on theory will address important political
and theoretical debates within the arena of displacement and refugee studies. Chapter three will
present the methodological approach taken within the research.
Chapters four and five are the data chapters of this thesis addressing various layers of insecurities
through thematic chapters. The chapters are based on the most important themes that arose during
fieldwork. How young Shan women first reacted to state terror, and the impact of this on their daily
lives, is highlighted in chapter four. Chapter five will explain what it means to be a young Shan
female, revealing the daily life practices and the influences they have on life chances and future
aspirations. Finally, I shall conclude by referring to the debates discussed within the theory chapter.
The key words of this research are displacement, young female Shan refugees, future aspirations and
|Author/creator:|| ||Ursula Cats|
|Source/publisher:|| ||Masters Thesis - Social and Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam|
|Format/size:|| ||pdf (2.4MB-reduced version; 4.9MB - original)|
|Alternate URLs:|| ||http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs09/MASTER-THESIS-Final-version1-red.pdf|
|Date of entry/update:|| ||15 September 2010|