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.
Intimate partnership formation; Cross borders; Interdisciplinary framework; Motivations & Family Dynamics; Life course & gender; Transnationalism and Identity construction
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14th International Metropolis Conference Migration and Mobility: National Responses to Cultural Diversity, 2009