Changing Dynamics of Cross-Border Intimate Partnership Formations in Scandinavia

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Abstract

Intimate partnership formations across the borders at various levels challenge stereotypes and lead to enhanced social diversity but are understudied in Scandinavia. Our workshop presents and discusses these phenomena through research, practice and policy issues from Denmark and Finland within interdisciplinary framework. It explores processes related to "us and them" redefinitions and minority-majority relations through focus on motivations,identity, life course,gender,family dynamics especially intergenerational conflicts, diaspora and policy effects.
 
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2009
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Event14th International Metropolis Conference Migration and Mobility: National Responses to Cultural Diversity - København, Denmark
Duration: 14 Sep 200918 Sep 2009
Conference number: 14

Conference

Conference14th International Metropolis Conference Migration and Mobility: National Responses to Cultural Diversity
Number14
CountryDenmark
CityKøbenhavn
Period14/09/200918/09/2009

Keywords

  • Intimate partnership formation
  • Cross borders
  • Interdisciplinary framework
  • Motivations & Family Dynamics
  • Life course & gender
  • Transnationalism and Identity construction

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