Issues in Countries of the Former Soviet Union as the Driving Force for Female Migration to Turkey

International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 56, pp. 120-126. Online: 2015-07-17 © (2015) SciPress Ltd., Switzerland

8 Pages Posted: 23 Jan 2016

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Oksana Koshulko

CASE - Center for Social and Economic Research

Guncel Onkal

T.C. Maltepe University

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Date Written: July 17, 2015

Abstract

The article presents the results and conclusions of a postdoctoral research project entitled "The migration of women from former Soviet Union countries to Turkey: differences, similarities, and outcomes" that has been conducted in Turkey among women from countries of the former Soviet Union with the aim of exploring the issues in these countries as the driving force for female migration to Turkey and also the causes, problems, difficulties, opportunities, prospects, achievements and outcomes of female migrants in the host country. The basis of this scientific project was semi-structured interviews and focus groups among women from former Soviet Union countries in Turkey.

Keywords: Turkey, countries of the former Soviet Union, minimum wage, GDP per capita, female migration

Suggested Citation

Koshulko, Oksana and Onkal, Guncel, Issues in Countries of the Former Soviet Union as the Driving Force for Female Migration to Turkey (July 17, 2015). International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 56, pp. 120-126. Online: 2015-07-17 © (2015) SciPress Ltd., Switzerland . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2720317 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2720317

Oksana Koshulko (Contact Author)

CASE - Center for Social and Economic Research ( email )

Aleja Jana Pawla II 61, office 212, 01-031 Warsaw,
Warsaw, 01-031
Poland

Guncel Onkal

T.C. Maltepe University ( email )

Istanbul
Turkey

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