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Title: Social Networks, Remittance and Family Migration Decision among Somali Immigrants
Authors: Semalegne, Kendie
Advisors: Mengistu Legesse
Keywords: Social networks,
family migration,
Copyright: 2011
Date Added: 5-Nov-2012
Publisher: AAU
Abstract: Nowadays, different parts of Addis Ababa witness an increasingly large number of Somali immigrants. A well-defined explanation for this movement is absent though people believed that Somalis has been migrating since 1991due to the incessant political upheavals. However, this cannot be a dependable explanation for migration movement from Somalia to Ethiopia. Thus, this research aimed at evaluating the contributions of social networks and monetary remittance in Somali family migration decision. Three questions have been addressed: (1) what is the main objective of Somalis migration to Addis Ababa? (2) What are the influences of family social networks on Somali family migration decision? And (3) what about the relationship between annual monetary remittance and Somali family migration decision? In answering these questions, a survey research, consisted of 360 sample Somali immigrant family-heads systematically
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3621
Appears in:Thesis - Social Work

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