(In)validation and (mis)recognition in higher education: the experiences of students from refugee backgrounds

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Author: Mangan, Doireann; Winter, Laura Anne


Students from refugee backgrounds face unique challenges within higher education. This article reports analysis from a systematic review of qualitative research which aimed to explore these students' experiences. Four databases were searched, inclusion/exclusion criteria applied and the remaining studies subjected to a quality assessment, leaving eight studies. The research adopted meta-ethnography as a method of data synthesis. An overarching theme of invalidation was identified within our synthesis of the research literature. We express this as a line-of-argument synthesis comprising...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Higher education; Equity; Research

Keywords: Refugees; Systematic review; Qualitative research; Access to education and training; Equal opportunity

Published: Abingdon, England: Taylor and Francis, 2017

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Also called: Invalidation and misrecognition in higher education: the experiences of students from refugee backgrounds

Journal volume: 36

Journal number: 4

Journal date: July-August 2017

Pages: pp. 486-502

ISSN: 0260-1370, 1464-519X (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 130.321

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