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Identity and Professional Trajectories of Eastern European Immigrant Women in the United States

Abstract The immigration process changes personal narratives and professional trajectories and challenges identities and individual beliefs. Yet there is currently limited research on European women immigrants' transitions in the United States. This study examines personal and professional trajectories, in the United States, of Eastern European immigrant (EEI) women with prior educational attainment in their country of origin. This study examines the following issues: personal/social learning, developmental and professional experiences prior to and post migration, and social lives after the women's arrival in the United States. The study discusses the results of in-depth interviews with eight EEI women living in Arizona and California and re... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Ellis, Kateryna Alexandrovna (Author) / Arzubiaga, Angela (Advisor) / Nakagawa, Kathryn (Committee member) / Kozleski, Elizabeth (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Evolution & development / Women's studies / East European studies / developmental and professional experiences prior to and post migration / Eastern European / Immigrant Women / personal narratives / personal/social learning / Professional Trajectories
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 239 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Educational Psychology 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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