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A Sociological Analysis on Social and Economic Existence Strategies of Female Immigrant Domestic Workers in Turkey PhD Dissertation

This dissertation was prepared, as a part of PhD research, on analysis of migrant women’s social and economic strategies working in care sectors. This research investigates migration process, finding a job, arrival to Turkey, the existence strategies in the labour market related to domestic work sector in Turkey, and the financial activities of female immigrant domestic workers who come from Post-Soviet Countries (PSC) to Turkey.
The dissertation also elaborates on the following contents within its scope:
• Migration Theories
• Migration to Turkey
• Legislative Regulations for Migrant Care Workers
• Socio-demographic Findings regarding Migrant Care Workers in Turkey
• Work Relations (Networking with employers)
• Issues in the Current Job (working hours, salary, leave, education background, social insurance etc.)


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Project n° 2020-1-FR01-KA204-080142

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication [communication] reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.