Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Ecological adaptation of Darfuri families in Colorado
by Dayeen, Omhagain Somi, M.A., University of Colorado at Denver, 2016, 64; 10149353
Abstract (Summary)

The Darfuri families have been a new population to Colorado. Most of the Darfiuri families come to the USA as Genocide survivor and come from hardship life. The study looks at what factors impacts the Darfuri families’ life, who are recent immigrant to the USA. Previse research has looked at how the Darfuri family adapted the their new life in Colorado. The study looked at the strengths and the difficulties the Darfuri families handle on a daily basis through several themes including life before the war and during war and after the war, life in the refugee camps and in their new life in Colorado. The primary data was used for the purpose of this thesis. For this study, families consisted of 6 participants who were interviewed. Then qualitative data was analyzed by finding factors that were exhibited through this study. Results provide four common themes throughout the research.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Viramontez Anguiano, Ruben
Commitee: Galindo, Rene, Kim, Jung-In
School: University of Colorado at Denver
Department: Educational Studies and Research
School Location: United States -- Colorado
Source: MAI 55/06M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Individual & family studies, Ethnic studies
Keywords: Adaptation, Darfuri, Displacement, Ecological, Genocide, Refugee
Publication Number: 10149353
ISBN: 978-1-369-04471-3
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