Pinar Aslan

University of Gävle, Sweden and Umeå University, Sweden
From ESA – Strategies & Activities

Thesis Spotlights – Aspirations, Attainments & Strategies: Descendants of Middle Eastern Immigrants on the Swedish Labour Market

2018, issue 41, Pinar Aslan: This thesis examines the labour market participation of descendants of Middle Eastern immigrants in Sweden. The study is based on qualitative interviews with twenty-one individuals in employment, born in Sweden and with both parents born in a Middle Eastern country. The aim was to explore influences on their occupational aspirations and attainments in relation to support received from family and welfare state institutions, and the use of personal agency.

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