Belonging and the ethics of care: refugee aid and guardianships of unaccompanied refugee minors in Belgium and the Netherlands.

01 October 2013 → 30 September 2019
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Ethics
    • Other philosophy, ethics and religious studies not elsewhere classified
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
Unaccompanied Minor Refugees empirical ethics Foster Parentships Ethics of Care Guardianships refugees Refugee Help
Project description

With the use of qualitative research methods, this project seeks to provide an empirical description and ethical analysis of care relations in the context of (1) local volunteer groups who support refugees in towns and cities and (2) guardianships/foster parentships for refugees who have migrated as unaccompanied minors in Belgium and the Netherlands.