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Marriage and family formation of second-generation Afghans in Iran: Insights from a qualitative study

Abbasi Shavazi, Mohammad; Sadeghi, Rasoul; Mahmoudian, Hossein; Jamshidiha, Gholamreza


In 2006, around 1.2 million documented Afghans remained in Iran, of whom half were second generation. This paper is based on the results of a qualitative study conducted in three settings: Tehran, Mashhad and Isfahan, and draws on data collected via 80 in-depth interviews and six focus group discussions with second generation Afghans in Iran. The aim of the paper is to explore the adaptation of second-generation Afghans in Iran, particularly in relation to marriage and family formation. The...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: International Migration Review
DOI: 10.1111/imre.12002


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