THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN MIGRATION, ACCULTURATION AND RELIGION AMONG SYRIANS UNDER TEMPORARY PROTECTION: A CASE STUDY OF KAYSERI


Tanrıverdi A. , Ulu M.

BILIMNAME, cilt.43, sa.3, ss.169-212, 2020 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 43 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.28949/bilimname.776819
  • Dergi Adı: BILIMNAME
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.169-212

Özet

The subject of this study is the relationship of acculturation processes and religion among Syrians who have come to Kayseri as a result of forced migration. In the study, in which phenomenological research technique, which is one of the qualitative research methods, is used, maximum diversity sampling and snowball sampling, which are sub-strategies of the purposeful sampling, have been adopted and in-depth interviews have been conducted to get richer data. For the purposes of the research, interviews have been conducted with 23 people, the youngest of whom are 14 and the largest is 52 years old in Kayseri, and the interviews have continued until the data richness required for the research was considered. In the interviews, semi-structured interview forms were used. It is thought that Syrians have more knowledge and experience in daily life in terms of cultural adaptation and are in a more suitable age range in terms of conveying their lives and interviews were made with this age group. The main research problem is "what is the relationship between acculturation and religion in Syrian refugees?" In this study, the issue of Syrian refugees was tried to be positioned in the focus of cultural adaptation psychology in terms of migration psychology, on the other hand, the situation was tried to be evaluated from the perspective of psychology of religion. In addition to the interviews, observations were made in places such as temporary education center, home visits, Syrian-intensive neighborhoods...