Uchodźczynie syryjskie w Turcji

Specyfika radzenia sobie z sytuacją przymusowej migracji

  • Maria Kanal Jagiellonian University, Kraków
  • Halina Grzymała-Moszczyńska Jesuit University Ignatianum, Kraków
Keywords: refugees, stress coping, religion, Syria


The article addresses the research question: “How do Syrian refugee women in Turkey cope with the problems related to the forced migration?”. The research findings are based on qualitative semi-structured interviews conducted in Hatay province, south-east Turkey. While presenting main categories of problems and coping strategies authors pay a special attention to the role of religion and culture in coping process. The theoretical framework of the study is based on such concepts as coping with stress (Lazarus and Folkman), religious coping (Pargament) and meaning-making (Park). Discussing the research findings authors also present the categories they found most representative to the Islamic cultural context.


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